The Spy Who Shagged Me

Classic Car Weekly (UK) - - This Week -

Satur­day 12 Au­gust @ 10pm, Dave

‘Do I make you horny, baby, yeah, do I?’ If you’ve never seen this film fran­chise that sen­tence might make very lit­tle sense. If that’s the case, let me ed­u­cate you. In this sec­ond in­stal­ment of the Austin Pow­ers films, Pow­ers (Mike My­ers) has to travel back in time to the Swing­ing Six­ties with his side­kick, Felic­ity Shag­well (Heather Gra­ham), to re­cap­ture his ‘mojo’ – the life­force that makes him a ladies’ man. My­ers’ ir­rev­er­ent Bon­desque take on es­pi­onage and the all-round misog­yny of the time is a laugh-a-minute riot and a won­der­ful tongue-in-cheek look back on the psy­che­delic era. The car tal­ent is top, too. What other film do you know features Heather Gra­ham, a Jaguar E-type, a Rover 3500S, Tri­umph GT6 and a Daim­ler Fleet­line? Mur­ray Scul­lion

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