James Bond producers will receive CBEs at Buckingham Palace

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

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

The couple, previously honored with OBEs in the Queen’s New Year’s Honors List in 2008, will receive CBEs after being included in the 2022 New Year’s Honors List.

They 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 Skyfall in 2012.

Together they also produced The Rhythm Section, with 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 stage 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, trailblazing director Horace Ove will receive a knighthood.

New Year 2022 winners
Horace Ove will receive a knighthood (Kaz Ove)

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

Dr June Raine, chief executive of the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), will be honored with a Dame’s Honor at Friday’s investiture.

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

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Emma Hayes will receive an OBE (Mike Egerton/PA)

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

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