Olympics: Social media buzzing with ‘secrets’

The ceremony’s artistic director, Danny Boyle, pleaded with the audience not to leak out details about the event


Afp July 24, 2012

LONDON:


Social media was buzzing with leaks from a rehearsal of the London 2012 Olympic Games opening ceremony, despite director Danny Boyle’s plea for spectators to ‘save the surprise’.


Thousands attended a technical rehearsal on Monday.

The ceremony’s artistic director, film-maker Danny Boyle, pleaded with the audience not to leak out details about the event, which is set to be watched by billions worldwide on television.

The Twitter hashtag ‘savethesurprise’ was emblazoned on the stadium’s giant screens.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 25th, 2012.

COMMENTS

Replying to X

Comments are moderated and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive.

For more information, please see our Comments FAQ

E-Publications

Most Read