On Location: A secret door to MI6 by the Thames

Lucky I have my handy assistant to illustrate the full dimension of this film location! Adam and I were walking along the Thames the other day when he said, “We should find the secret door from Die Another Day“. I’m not a big fan of that particular Bond film, so I couldn’t even remember which door he was referring to. To revive your memories, in Die Another Day (2002), at some point Bond enters a disused tube station that is being used as a secret MI6 headquarters from a door located near Big Ben. If you want to find the door in real life, you can find it on the south side of the Thames, at the end of Westminster Bridge. Just be sure to have your best Pierce Brosnan quizzical/sneaky face on when you pose for a photo there.

Photos shot on iPhone 6.

Hint for tomorrow’s location: A symbolic painting.


  1. I vote Adam as the next Bond actor!

    1. He would make a pretty amazing secret agent I think!

      1. Maybe he is already and u just dont know about it…..

        1. That would definitely make him a pretty good secret agent, keeping in mind that Bond just blabs about his identity everywhere he goes!

  2. Nice scarf too!

  3. Hi. I can’t seem to find a better way to contact you, but I would like to invite you to participate in my upcoming blogathon. The link is below with more details


    1. Thank you for the invite and I would love to participate! Would love to write about Clash By Night (1952) if possible?

      1. You certainly can. Thanks for joining

  4. This was 1 of th few decent moments that I cld remember from that crazy movie.
    You – and your partner – will be delighted to learn that The Guardian newspaper has just done their preview of Spectre and given it 5 stars!
    Will u still b in London 1st wk of Nov? To watch Spectre in a London cinema wld b awesome!
    Good to see u’re enjoying th trip!

    1. Five stars for Spectre! Wow, I really can’t wait to see it – unfortunately we’re heading off the day before it comes out in the UK and as a result we have to wait until 12th November to see it in Australia! Craziness.

      1. Sorry to hear that.
        I’ll b back in th UK th day after!
        Anyway, thanks for this amazing series, Anna!

  5. abbiosbiston · · Reply

    What a dish!

    1. Haha! He is a bit dishy!

    2. We were ALL thinking that lol but love how Abbi said it out loud!!! 🙂

      1. Haha! He’s top notch, that’s for sure. I remember when we took this photo he was so determined to figure out Brosnan’s funny facial expression, we must have looked like such idiots!

        1. Haha, top notch, that is such a brilliant phrase 🙂

          Well he did an expert job of perfectly capturing Brosnan! The closest I’ve come to doing something like this is pulling a ‘Jeff Bridges screwed up face’ at Disneyland, whilst putting my hand in his hand print haha, I still have the picture somewhere. Unfortunately, no-one has ever referred to it as dishy!!! Lol 🙂

  6. Love this!!!! ❤

    1. Thanks Emma, this was one of my favourites! 😀

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