Craig: 'I was M'

Daniel Craig spent his childhood re-enacting scenes from James Bond movies - but only wanted to play spy boss M.

Daniel Craig spent his childhood re-enacting scenes from James Bond movies - but only wanted to play spy boss M.

The hunky actor, who will make his debut as the superspy in Casino Royale when it hits cinemas in November, is thrilled by his recent casting as the secret agent, but insists he wasn't always keen on the role.

And he is relieved British actress Dame Judi Dench - the first female to play the part - has agreed to portray M once more.

He says: "We used to play it in the playground and I was always M. Luckily, Judi is doing it again."

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