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Sunday, August 12, 2012

What time is the Olympics 2012 Closing Ceremony? All you need to know about London 2012's spectacular curtain call

What approach is it on? Are the Spice Girls absolutely on taxis? Will One Direction arise naked?

Spectacular: The aperture commemoration was a cracker - and the closing commemoration is set to be a abundant adieu to an amazing Games

Danny Boyle produced a amazing aperture commemoration to get the Olympics off to a aerial alpha two weeks ago.

But the Games draw to a abutting on Sunday. You can accumulate up to date with all the antic activity on our reside blog, but what does the closing commemoration accept in store?

What time does it start?

The closing commemoration bliss off in the Olympic Stadium at 9pm on Sunday 12 August. It is accepted to endure until 11.45pm.

Who is planning it?

After Boyle roped in Daniel Craig for his 007 absurdity with the Queen for the aperture ceremony, it is artisan David Arnold, who has denticulate 5 James Bond films, who is the closing ceremony's Music Director. His adolescent showmen are administrator Kim Gavin (choreographer for Yield That's bout endure year) and artist Es Devlin, who has created sets for Lady Gaga, Rihanna and the Royal Opera House.

What will we see?

Well, it's as abundant about what we can apprehend this time around. The commemoration is blue-blooded A Symphony of British Music, with the appearance accepted to yield in aggregate from Elgar to Adele.

Check out our rumour aggregation of the closing commemoration calendar and a account of the Spice Girls allegedly call for the Olympic Stadium show.

There will be addition athletes' parade, with added flagbearers, and a bit added of a affair feeling, some flags aloft and the abolition of the flame.

The next host city-limits aswell gets a aperture - bethink our dodgy Beijing accomplishment with the bifold decker bus, Leona Lewis, David Beckham and Boris Johnson bouncing a flag? Well, the 2016 hosts are Brazil, with Rio de Janeiro the host city, so fingers beyond for a carnival.

Are there still tickets?

Extra tickets - sometimes alternate from humans no best able to go to the commemoration - are periodically actualization on the London 2012 admission website. But you'll accept to be lucky. And quick if you atom them. Or rich... As I address the website is alms £995 and £1,500 tickets.

What approach is it on?

Like the blow of the Olympic Games, the BBC has all the rights. Expect a brand BBC mega montage of our badge moments appear the end of the night. Plus, of course, we will be live-blogging on the night accouterment some another commentary.

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