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Friday, July 27, 2012

"Listen, do you want to know a secret? Do you promise not to tell... The Daily Telegraph on how film director Danny Boyle was able to get 60,000 volunteers to keep Olympic Opening Ceremonies on the QT; #London2012, #TeamGB


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"Listen, do you want to know a secret? Do you promise not to tell... The Daily Telegraph on how film director Danny Boyle was able to get 60,000 volunteers to keep Olympic Opening Ceremonies on the QT; #London2012, #TeamGB 


The Daily Telegraph

London 2012 Olympics: How Danny Boyle got 60,000 fans to keep mum over opening ceremony dress rehearsal
In the age of Twitter, Facebook and 24 hour news, getting 60,000 people to keep details of the London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony secret should surely be an impossible task.
By Gordon Rayner, and Jack Taperell
4:28PM BST 24 Jul 2012

In the age of Twitter, Facebook and 24 hour news, getting 60,000 people to keep details of the London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony secret should surely be an impossible task.
But Danny Boyle appears to have done just that by appealing to a crowd invited to a dress rehearsal on Monday night not to spoil the surprise for the rest of us.

Read the rest of the article at: 

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/olympics/london-2012/9423842/London-2012-Olympics-How-Danny-Boyle-got-60000-fans-to-keep-mum-over-opening-ceremony-dress-rehearsal.html


Which nation in the March of Nations in tonight's Opening Ceremonies will be the subject of the most condescending remark or anecdote from NBC-TV hosts tonight in London?


http://www.youtube.com/london2012

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