Ian Fleming, the writer of the original James Bond novels lived at St Margarets near Dover in Kent. The codename 007 was actually the number of the bus from Dover in Kent to London.
Ian Fleming died in 1964. Since his death authors including Kingsley Amis and Sebastian Faulks have penned James Bond novels.
William Boyd who wrote 'A Good Man in Africa' is to write the next James Bond novel. He has not revealed the plot but says the book will be set in 1969.
More top news
Direct rail services between Southampton and Brighton will be disrupted until the end of this week.
Wednesday morning's weather for the west of the region
Wednesday morning's weather for the east of the region