Articles Tagged 'Opening Ceremony'

Joanna Lumley, Jennifer Saunders

Photos: Celebrity Olympic Torchbearers… It’s the Final Stretch!

Wow, the day is finally here! The Olympic torch started its adventure in Land’s End, Cornwall, making its way to the four corners of the United Kingdon, landing in East London at the Olympic Stadium this evening (July 27) at 7:30 pm ET for the Opening Ceremony. Over 8,000 people have carried the torch on its journey […]

Danny Boyle: Olympic Ceremony Will Be Picture of Britain as a Nation

Just as Olympic athletes go for the gold, so the producers of the Olympics opening ceremony go for the spectacle. Big is better. There’s safety in numbers. Wow ‘em, wow ‘em and wow ‘em. British filmmaker Danny Boyle is the man behind the opening night Olympic extravaganza, which takes place tonight (Friday, July 27) in […]

Voldemort vs. Mary Poppins at the London Games

Who would you put your money on: Lord Voldemort vs. Mary Poppins? Bet you never expected those two names to be in the same sentence? Well, neither did we but multiple news outlets including Gawker and the Times of London (subscription only) are reporting 30 Mary Poppins will be challenging a 40-foot Voldemort as part […]