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London 2012 Olympic Games DVD


Did you miss anything at the London 2012 Olympics or would you simply like to re-live some of the astoundingly exciting memories? London 2012 Olympic Games DVD (5 discs) features over nine hours of pure magic - the absolute best highlights of the BBC's coverage. It begins with Danny Boyle's stunningly spectacular, distinctly British opening ceremony and finishes with the breathtakingly dazzling closing ceremony "A Symphony of British Music" which took us on a journey through a collection of some truly unforgettable British music from the last 50 years (including artists such as The Kinks, George Michael, Take That and the Spice Girls plus many more).

Included on the DVDs are some most incredible sporting achievements that will definitely go down in history. Jessica Ennis's outstanding win in the women's heptathlon, Mo Farah's double gold in 5000 and 10000m, Usain (Lightning) Bolt's staggering 3 gold victory and Chris Hoy's triumphant medal haul are just a few of these key moments. Bradley Wiggins, Michael Phelps, Oscar Pistorius and Nicola Adams brilliant successes are also featured among many others.

This commemorative DVD will be a long lasting reminder of the 2012 Olympic Games: an extraordinary, once-in-a-lifetime international event - held right here in Britain. Very special indeed!

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  • 29 October 2012
  • Danny Boyle, Kim Gavin
  • DVD
  • 2entertain
  • E
  • 900 minutes
  • PAL

Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play &39;We lit the flame and we lit up the world&39; Lord Coe It was the Olympic Games we will never forget; an extraordinary event in Britain&39;s history with intense drama sporting brilliance and heart-wrenching emotion Capturing the key moments of the Games including a specially-edited version of the entire Opening Ceremony from Director Danny Boyle over seven hours of sporting highlights and the full Closing Ceremony these day-by-day highlights relive the triumphs moving stories and memories that will live on forever Experience once again the magnificent performances from outstanding athletes such as Usain Bolt Michael Phelps Chris Hoy and Jessica Ennis Marvel at the many amazing achievements including Mo Farah&39;s double gold Oscar Pistorius&39; Olympic Games debut and Nicola Adams&39; gold in the boxing ring Relive Team GB&39;s 29 gold medal triumphs and recapture the moments which made these Olympic Games so special; from the electrifying atmosphere in the stadium on &39;Super Saturday&39; to judo&39;s Gemma Gibbons&39; tearful dedication and the pure emotion of swimmer Chad le Clos&39; father DISC 1 - The Opening Ceremony Part One The spectacular Opening Ceremony was an unforgettable start to the London 2012 Olympic Games In this exclusive director&39;s cut by Danny Boyle we relive the entire ceremony in all its splendour This is also accompanied by a fascinating audio commentary by Danny Boyle and writer Frank Cottrell Boyce where they reveal for the first time in detail how they orchestrated this spectacular event providing a unique insight into the journey through British history DISC 2 - The Opening Ceremony Part Two Sporting Highlights (Days 1 - 6) Including Team GB&39;s first medal from Lizzie Armitstead The first gold from rowers Helen Glover and Heather Stanning The imperious time trial by Bradley Wiggins Michael Phelps&39; record 19th Olympic medal Clare Balding&39;s emotional interview with Bert le Clos DISC 3 - Sporting Highlights (Days 7 - 10) Including Katherine Grainger&39;s long awaited gold Victoria Pendleton wins stunning gold Andy Murray&39;s emotional victory Ben Ainslie wins historic 4th gold Beth Tweddle wins bronze on the bars Usain Bolt successfully defends his 100m Olympic title The electric atmosphere in the stadium on &39;Super Saturday&39; when Ennis Farah and Rutherford all win gold DISC 4 - Sporting Highlights (Days 11 - 16) Including The Brownlee brothers&39; triathlon glory Usain Bolt completes his historic Olympic treble Hoy&39;s record 6th gold medal Nicola Adams punches her way to the first women&39;s boxing gold The incredible tension at Greenwich Park for Team GB&39;s dressage victory The world record-breaking US sprint relay Tom Daley celebrates a sensational bronze Sam Murray secures the 65th and final medal for Team GB DISC 5 - Closing Ceremony The London 2012 Olympic Games ended in style with a celebration of music and sporting achievement created by Kim Gavin It marked the end of an amazing chapter in London&39;s life and featured an array of British artists from the last 50 years including Eric Idle The Kinks The Spice Girls and Jessie J Director&39;s Cut and Commentary from Danny Boyle Isles of Wonder Deconstructed - The Thames is "liquid history" Discover how the visual effects team created a thrilling animated journey up the river from its source to the Olympic stadium itself - passing sights real and imaginary Nimrod - The sound of the shipping forecast and billowing blue sheets transform our meadow into "an isle of wonder" to the stirring sound of Elgar&39;s Nimrod as played by the London Symphony Orchestra&39;s On Track project Frank Turner in the Green and Pleasant Land - Frank Turner&39;s acoustic songs performed in the stadium perfectly captured the atmosphere of a long summer evening Thanks Tim Projection House - This ambitious section celebrates the amazing technology that makes us dance helps us communicate commute remember and dream and most of all fall in love Certificate Exempt from Classification Year 2012 Languages English Subtitles English for the hearing impaired Closed Captions Yes Region Region 2 - Will only play on European Region 2 or multi-region DVD players

A five-volume set looking back at the London 2012 Olympic Games, featuring all the key moments in what was to become an historically unforgettable event. The set includes a specially-edited version of Director Danny Boyle's Opening Ceremony, as well as day-by-day highlights of the sporting successes from all the main venues, including the Velodrome, 'Super Saturday', and the Aquatic Centre, and the full Closing Ceremony.

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