2012 Olympics opening ceremony
- From the section Olympics
Watch a special director's cut version of Danny Boyle's extraordinary Olympic opening ceremony from 12 months ago.
Extended highlights include unforgettable moments like 'Her Majesty' parachuting into the stadium with James Bond; Rowan Atkinson performing with the London Symphony Orchestra with comic results and David Beckham driving a speedboat while helping along the Olympic flame.
There are also live performances from Sir Paul McCartney, Emeli Sande and the Arctic Monkeys; plus the lighting of the cauldron; and the best moments from the athletes' parade.
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