London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony: Isles of Wonder

London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony: Isles of Wonder (2012)

Inspire a generation.

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  • Release Date: 2012-07-27
  • User Rating: 8.3/10 from 43 ratings
  • Runtime: 3h 40min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: BBC
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
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Summary

The London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony took place at 9pm on 27 July 2012. Titled 'Isles of Wonder', the Ceremony welcomed the finest athletes from more than 200 nations for the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games, marking an historic third time the capital has hosted the world’s biggest and most important sporting event. The Opening Ceremony reflected the key themes and priorities of the London 2012 Games, based on sport, inspiration, youth and urban transformation. It was a Ceremony 'for everyone' and celebrated contributions the UK has made to the world through innovation and revolution, as well as the creativity and exuberance of British people.

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  • Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom

    as Herself
  • Mike Oldfield

    as Himself
  • Kenneth Branagh

    as Isambard Kingdom Brunel
  • J.K. Rowling

    as Herself
  • Paul McCartney

    as Himself
  • Rowan Atkinson

    as Mr. Bean
  • Daniel Craig

    as James Bond
  • David Beckham

    as Himself
  • Prince Philip

    as Himself
  • Emeli Sandé

    as Herself
  • Michelle Obama

    as Herself
  • Dmitry Medvedev

    as Himself
  • Recep Tayyıp Erdoğan

    as Himself
  • Dilma Rousseff

    as Hereself
  • Gordon Brown

    as Himself
Production Stephen Daldry Producer
Directing Danny Boyle Director
Writing Danny Boyle Writer
Writing Frank Cottrell Boyce Writer

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