Summer Olympics 2012

The Opening Ceremony: 10 OMG Moments

From Queen Elizabeth's high-flying entrance to Mr. Bean's running man, the 2012 Olympic Summer Games kicked off in quirky style


Friday's opening ceremony at Olympic Stadium kicked off with a set that depicted an idyllic English countryside, complete with children playing in meadows, thatched homes – and sheep. A top-hatted Sir Kenneth Branagh then entered, reciting Caliban's speech from William Shakespeare's The Tempest.

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