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East Coast train's 007 makeover

Skyfall star Naomie Harris stood aside an East Coast Train emblazoned with the film's logo. Credit: PA

Naomie Harris, who played an MI6 agent alongside Daniel Craig's James Bond in Skyfall, today posed alongside an East Coast Train named after the film before it journeyed from London's Kings Cross station to Edinburgh.

The train, which was emblazoned with the Skyfall logo, was promoting the film's release on DVD on Monday.


Andrea Riseborough "Best Actress"

Andrea Riseborough at the Evening Standard British Film Awards at the London Film Museum. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

Andrea Riseborough collected the best actress prize for her role as an IRA terrorist in Shadow Dancer. But journalist Tom Bradby missed out on winning best screenplay for his work in bringing his novel to the screen.

That award went to Malcolm Campbell for What Richard Did.

Despite huge acclaim for his lead role in Lincoln, Oscar nominee Daniel Day-Lewis missed out on the best actor award.

Instead the prize went to Toby Jones for the independent art house film Berberian Sound Studio.

The ceremony, hosted by actor Stephen Mangan, was held at the London Film Museum on South Bank.


Bond actors take a new stage

Bond actors Dame Judi Dench and Daniel Craig appear on a new stage at Madame Tussauds Credit: Freerange Communications

Followingthe opening weekend of the latest Bond instalment, SKYFALL, Madame TussaudsLondon has given the movie’s two headline stars a makeover. DanielCraig and Judi Dench have been re-dressed in original costumes from the movie in a new themed Bond setting.

In the new SKYFALL setting, James Bond wears a navy single-breasted Tom Ford tuxedo, white cotton dress shirt and black grosgrain bow tie, while M wears a black woven Armani suit, collarless silk blouse and silver mac coat.

The new backdrop at Madame Tussauds that is home to the duo is dominated by the iconic 007 logo and gun barrel, and guests can also enjoy the trailer for SKYFALL.

Adele's bond theme tops iTunes chart

Adele is hotly tipped to take the "Skyfall" theme to Number One. Credit: Danny Moloshok, Reuters.

Adele's theme for the new Bond film "Skyfall" has shot to the top of the iTunes chart within hours of its release.

The track has displaced Rihanna's "Diamonds" from the top spot, after being released at 0:07 this morning.

The Tottenham-born singer is hotly tipped to become the first artist to get an official Number One with a bond film theme.

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