Icons Unearthed: James Bond on SBS Viceland – Cast, crew and experts reveal never-before-heard stories about the most iconic film and television series. Before there were franchises, there was James Bond.

How did Bond enthral audiences for over 60 years, surviving failed partnerships, lawsuits, competition and corporate takeovers? Hold onto your martinis and get ready for the true story behind the icon.

Episode Five: A Dinosaur Reborn

With a new generation of producers in charge and the fate of the studio in their hands, can Pierce Brosnan defy expectations and revitalise the franchise?

Episode Six: The Blonde

Producers acquire the long-estranged film rights to Fleming’s first novel, Casino Royale, Bond is recast with an unlikely actor to see if they can reinvent the spy one more time

Icons Unearthed: James Bond on SBS Viceland and SBS on Demand – Final Episodes – Saturday, 27 January at 8.30pm

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Icons Unearthed: James Bond on SBS Viceland