BBC Worldwide announces today that it will publish a DVD set of the London 2012 Olympic Games. The release will be available in the UK to pre-order from 10 August and in-store from 29th October 2012.
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The London 2012 Olympic Games DVD and Blu-ray release will feature over nine hours of footage marking some of the best of the BBC’s Olympic coverage including highlights from Danny Boyle’s hugely-celebrated opening ceremony as well as the closing ceremony from Artistic Director Kim Gavin’s entitled “A Symphony of British Music”. In addition to the successes from Team GB, it will also feature additional key moments from the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Paul Dempsey, Managing Director of BBC Worldwide Consumer Products said “We are thrilled to be publishing the DVD of the London 2012 Olympic Games which have enthralled the nation. As the official Olympic Broadcaster, the BBC has achieved record viewing figures for their coverage and we are delighted to be able to offer this DVD which captures sporting history in the making.”
This multi-disc release will be available in the UK on DVD priced £29.99 and Blu-ray priced £34.99.
For more information and to request review discs, please contact:
Emma Fox, Head of Communications or
Reetu Kabra, Senior Communications Officer
BBC Worldwide Consumer Products
Tel: 020 7612 3136 / Emma.Fox@bbc.com
Tel: 020 7612 3145 / Reetu.Kabra@bbc.com
(Source : BBC Media Centre)