BBC announce Nations and English Regions plans for covering London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay

Our plans for the Torch Relay are all about bringing the UK together to share in the Olympic story."Roger Mosey, BBC Director 2012
BBC Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and English Regions announced their plans for covering the 2012 Olympic Torch Relay.

The plans include local radio outside broadcasts every day from key locations, and 14 live television specials celebrating the Torch Relay through each nation and BBC region.

Roger Mosey, BBC Director 2012 says: “Our plans for the Torch Relay, within Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland and around England, are all about bringing the whole of the UK together to share in the Olympic story. At the same time we’ll be celebrating the culture and heritage of the individual nations and English regions through our extensive local output.”

Further details on the BBC’s wider coverage plans for the 2012 Olympic Torch Relay will be announced at a later date.

Date Programme Location

22 May Olympic Torch Live: West Bristol

24 May Olympic Torch Live: West Midlands Worcester

25 May Olympic Torch Live: BBC Wales Cardiff

1 June Olympic Torch Live: North West Liverpool

6 June Olympic Torch Live: Northern Ireland Belfast

13 June Olympic Torch Live: BBC Scotland Edinburgh

15 June Olympic Torch Live: North East Newcastle

18 June Olympic Torch Live: East Yorks & Lincs Hull

25 June Olympic Torch Live: Look North(Yorks) Sheffield

29 June Olympic Torch Live: East Midlands Derby

3 July Olympic Torch Live: East Peterborough

12 July Olympic Torch Live: South West Weymouth

13 July Olympic Torch Live: South Bournemouth

18 July Olympic Torch Live: South East Dover

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