/ 06 March 2024

Licence to thrill


If you’ve ever watched James Bond and fantasised about becoming a ‘00’, a real-life British agent says the job includes “way more than what you see in the spy movies”. The secret sleuth known only as ‘Kwame’ works for the UK’s foreign intelligence service MI6, which is trying to recruit a more diverse range of people. And he’s done a good job of selling the career by saying, “I’ve seen some of the coolest stuff – things that will blow your mind”, but he wouldn’t divulge any further, as “you have to be in it to see it.” He’s also keen to dispel the stereotype that spies are all posh men who like martinis saying his real-life ‘Q’ – aka the agency’s head of technology – is one of many women “doing really cool stuff in the tech space”. What we really want to know, though, is whether his ‘M’ is as cool as Judi Dench

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