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Twenty Twelve, Series 1 Episode 1 of 6

Comedy series following the personal and professional challenges faced by those responsible for delivering the biggest show on earth, as the Olympic Deliverance team try to get through to the end of the day, the end of the week and the end of the year without all the wheels falling off at once.

With time ticking inexorably downwards, the marketing team come up with a major public event to mark the '1000 days to go' milestone. A huge clock designed by a modern British artist will be installed outside Tate Modern on the banks of the Thames in a ceremony performed by both Seb Coe and Boris Johnson and will count down towards the start of the Olympic Games. The only problem is that the clock has a potentially disastrous design flaw which no-one seems to have noticed until it is too late.

Meanwhile the process of deciding which public figures should be approached to carry the Olympic Torch on its journey around Britain has begun.

30 minutes

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Thu 5 Jan 2012 02:00

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Credits

Role Contributor
Ian FletcherHugh Bonneville
Kay HopeAmelia Bullmore
Sally OwenOlivia Colman
Nick JowettVincent Franklin
Siobhan SharpeJessica Hynes
Graham HitchinsKarl Theobald
JournalistLeila Farzad
NarratorDavid Tennant
WriterJohn Morton
ProducerPaul Schlesinger
DirectorJohn Morton
Executive ProducerJon Plowman

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