Posts Tagged ‘M’

Profile: Stella Rimington

Born: 13 May 1935 Died: n/a Intelligence involvement: 27 year career in MI5, Director General of MI5 1992-1996 Culture involvement: Author of popular Liz Carlyle spy novels. Bio:  Dame Stella Rimington was born in South London to a working class family in 1935.  After working as an archivist for several years ...
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Profile: William Melville

Born: 25 April 1850 Died: 1 February 1918 Intelligence involvement: Superintendent of Scotland Yard Special Branch (1893-1903), Secret Service Bureau (exact dates unknown) Culture involvement: Was the subject of much of Patrick McIntyre's memoir about Special Branch. Subject of an acclaimed biography 'M: MI5's first spymaster'. Possible basis for the ...
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Review: Skyfall

Skyfall, the latest film in the James Bond franchise has so far been a huge commercial and critical success.  Heralded by many as the best Bond film ever, it has made over $950 million.  Adjusting for inflation, this makes it second only to Thunderball, the only Bond film to, in ...
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