Skyfall sets UK box office record

Skyfall, the 23rd film in the James Bond movie franchise, has secured the biggest seven-day gross of all time.

The new 007 film, starring Daniel Craig, Berenice Merlohe, and Dame Judi Dench, beat the record set by Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2.

Skyfall has taken a staggering total of £37.2 million in its opening week at the UK box office.

Scriptwriter John Logan will also be penning the 24th and 25th instalments in the franchise.

Skyfall hits US cinemas on November 9th.