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All The World's Her Stage

3rd January 2017

Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig reflect on Dame Judi Dench's tenure as M

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Dame Judi Dench played M, the head of MI6, in seven consecutive James Bond films. Make that eight if you count her character's posthumous appearance in 'SPECTRE'. Often dubbed a 'national treasure,' the BBC broadcast a one-hour special over the Christmas holiday dedicated one of the most outstanding and best-loved British actors of all time.

Both her James Bond's - Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig - were interviewed for the special along with 'Skyfall' director Sam Mendes. The video below contains the 007 related material from the special.

Judi Dench - All The World's Her Stage (007 Edit)

Daniel Craig claims responsibility for the 'Skyfall' plot to kill her character off, but that idea had already been explored in an early draft of 'Quantum of Solace'.

Readers in the UK can watch the entire episode for a limited time via the BBC iPlayer.

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