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London 2012 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony

Synopsis
The Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games. The show is entitled Enlightenment with a theme of science and discovery. Ian McKellen appears as Prospero in sequences inspired by the play.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
29 Aug 2012 at 20:00 (Channel: Channel Four)
Duration
260 mins

Credits

Cast
Ian McKellenProspero
Nicola Miles-WildinMiranda

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Tempest, The
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The BFI National Archive viewing copy is an MP4 digital file.
History
Simultaneously broadcast on More4 with Audio Description.

Production Company

Name

IMG Sports Media

Name

Sunset & Vine Productions

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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Fax
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Name

Learning on Screen Off-Air Recording Back-up Service

Email
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Address
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