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Oscar-nominated director Daldry starts Olympic rehearsals

Three-time Oscar nominated film and theatre director Stephen Daldry has started major rehearsals for the Olympic opening ceremony.

The executive producer of ceremonies at the 2012 Games said that the show will not try to replicate or repeat Beijing's massive opening ceremony.

He said: "I think it's a more intimate ceremony, a more celebratory ceremony. I think it'll be something different."

"We are about to embark on the greatest sporting festival of our lives and I think the greatest cultural festival of our lives," he added.

  • 18 Apr 2012
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