BBC accounce The London 2012 Olympic Games DVD for October
BBC Wordwide are releasing The London 2012 Olympic Games on both formats this 29th October. Containing a director's cut of the opening ceremony, over half an hour of extras will include a rendition of Edward Elgar’s Nimrod by the London Symphony Orchestra’s On Track programme and highlights from the pre-ceremony performance by singer Frank Turner.
The RRP will be £29.99 for the DVD and £34.99 for the Blu-ray.
Marketing blurb follows...
Watched by record TV audiences, Danny Boyle’s Opening Ceremony was just one of the many highlights of the historic, heart-warming and truly fantastic London 2012 Olympic Games, which united and enthralled the nation.
Danny Boyle’s exclusive Director’s cut will include all the footage of The London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony broadcast by the BBC, in addition to previously unseen footage from the event as selected by Danny Boyle. A Director’s audio commentary also offers a revealing and inspiring insight into the artistic direction and creative execution of this critically acclaimed ceremony.
Offering a chance to re-live Team GB’s medal victories and watch again some amazing golden performances from many sporting superstars like Jessica Ennis, Mo Farah, Bradley Wiggins, Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps, this five disc release offers eight hours of incredible sporting highlights, as well as featuring the closing ceremony in full.
In addition, the DVD will also contain over half an hour of extra features including a rendition of Edward Elgar’s Nimrod by the London Symphony Orchestra’s On Track programme and highlights from the pre-ceremony performance by singer Frank Turner.