Opening Ceremony

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Duration: 3 hours, 50 minutes

Coverage of the opening ceremony, which officially starts at 9.00, with the eyes of the world focused on the Olympic Stadium as the 30th Olympiad is officially declared open by Her Majesty the Queen.

Film director Danny Boyle is set to produce a stunning cultural show ahead of the athletes' parade, during which over 200 countries are expected to be represented. This is followed by the official opening, the arrival of the torch and the lighting of the cauldron.

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Credits

Executive Producer
Paul Davies
Executive Producer
Paul Davies
Executive Producer
Paul Davies
Executive Producer
Paul Davies
Presenter
Huw Edwards
Presenter
Sue Barker
Presenter
Sue Barker
Presenter
Huw Edwards
Presenter
Huw Edwards
Presenter
Huw Edwards
Presenter
Hazel Irvine
Presenter
Hazel Irvine
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Trevor Nelson
Presenter
Trevor Nelson
Presenter
Gary Lineker
Presenter
Gary Lineker
Presenter
Jake Humphrey
Presenter
Jake Humphrey

Broadcasts

Olympics 2012 on BBC Sport

Olympics 2012 on BBC Sport

Watch the best video highlights from the London 2012 Olympic Games

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