London street sound snapshots 1

As London hosts what has been dubbed as the greatest show on Earth, Olympic ripples are being felt away from the sporting venues. In sounds and images, BBC World Service explores how the Games are influencing life across the city.

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Audio by Francesca Panetta for BBC World Service. Photography by Alex Hocking. Music from Word the Cat, Kev Hopper and Tim Gill.

Slideshow by Paul Kerley. Publication date 6 August 2012.


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