Aston Martin: A Story of Spies, Lies and Hard-driving Genius

Sun 27 Sep

Sunday, 27 September 2020

12.00pm - 1.00pm

In Conversation | Online Only

Aston Martin: A Story of Spies, Lies and Hard-driving Genius

Join bestselling author, racer and James Bond stunt driver Ben Collins as he tells the story of the iconic Aston Martin.

This event has finished, but you can watch it again online at any time until Sunday, 11 October 2020.

Price: FREE
Ben Collins


The story of Aston Martin is one of survival, ingenuity and style. A car that is beloved of engineers, speed freaks and spooks – both real and imagined – has become one of the world's best-loved machines.

Ben Collins has a unique perspective from behind the wheel. He has set fastest laps as The Stig on the Top Gear test track, driven in the legendary Le Mans 24-hour race, and acted as James Bond’s stunt double. He will bring to life a century of automotive history that created a British legend.

Author Ben Collins is a racing driver and formerly The Stig from BBC's internationally acclaimed Top Gear. He has featured in many Hollywood films as a stunt double – driving as Bond in Quantum of Solace – and has raced successfully in almost every class imaginable, from Touring Cars and Le Mans 24 Hour to the American Stock Car circuit.

A copy of Ben Collins' book Aston Martin: Made in Britain can be purchased as part of a book and ticket offer for this event. Alternatively, copies will be available for purchase via a link on the virtual event page on the day of the event.

Date & time

Sunday, 27 September 2020
12.00pm - 1.00pm


Online Only


Online: FREE

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