James Bond producers receive CBEs at Buckingham Palace

James Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson are among the top performers to be honored at Buckingham Palace on Friday.

The sister and brother duo own EON Productions and have produced the last nine 007 films, including Casino Royale, Quantum Of Solace, Skyfall, Specter and No Time To Die.

Previously honored with OBEs on the Queen’s New Year’s Honors List in 2008, the pair will receive CBEs after being included in the 2022 New Years’ Honors List.

They have produced the last nine Bond films (Nicola Dove)

Their collection of Bond films has won awards over the years, including the Bafta for outstanding British film for 2012’s Skyfall.

Together, they have also produced The Rhythm Section, starring Blake Lively, and several independent film projects, including The Silent Storm with Damian Lewis and Radiator with Gemma Jones.

Broccoli has also produced a number of Broadway productions, including Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, A Steady Rain and Once, as well as West End productions of Chariots Of Fire and Strangers On A Train.

Elsewhere in the film industry, pioneering director Horace Ove is knighted.

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Horace Ove Receives Knighthood (Kaz Ove)

Born in Trinidad, the 83-year-old is credited by Guinness World Records as the first black British filmmaker to direct a feature-length film, with Pressure in 1976.

dr. June Raine, chief executive of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), will be honored with a damehood at Friday’s inauguration.

Chelsea Women manager Emma Hayes is getting an OBE, as is Figen Murray – mother of one of the victims and Manchester Arena campaigner.

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Emma Hayes gets an OBE (Mike Egerton/PA)

Charlotte Worthington, who won a gold medal for freestyle BMX at the Tokyo Olympics last year, will be awarded an MBE.

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