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Opening Ceremony

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.

3 hours, 50 minutes

Last on

Mon 20 Aug 2012 01:45

Credits

Role Contributor
Executive ProducerPaul Davies
Executive ProducerPaul Davies
Executive ProducerPaul Davies
Executive ProducerPaul Davies
PresenterHuw Edwards
PresenterSue Barker
PresenterSue Barker
PresenterHuw Edwards
PresenterHuw Edwards
PresenterHuw Edwards
PresenterHazel Irvine
PresenterHazel Irvine
PresenterTrevor Nelson
PresenterTrevor Nelson
PresenterGary Lineker
PresenterGary Lineker
PresenterJake Humphrey
PresenterJake Humphrey

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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