Russell Moon, a volunteer performer in the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony, gives us the inside story of the making of the Greatest Show on Earth. In 194 gripping, moving and funny pages we follow his adventures from first audition to final jaw-dropping performance. We discover how, with the nation, he overcomes doubts and fears to discover unexpected triumph. And how the worst rain for 100 years turned into aThe Golden Summera. Along the way we meet Danny Boyle, Sebastian Coe, the Blokes in the Pub, the Mad Russian, Mercury Wings and the Hi-Vis girls. We learn the secrets of the Cave of Wonders, Nurse Sandwiches, bending chimneys, and VOM 1. With over 60 unique behind the scenes photographs and full cast list this is an inspirational and uplifting adventure not to be missed.At shiny and affluent Westfield Shopping Centre, Stratford, there had beena stabbing the previous afternoon. ... You bring a brand new shopping centre to one of the most deprived parts of London and a turf war begins. I wondered what wouldanbsp;...
|Title||:||Days of Wonders|
|Publisher||:||Crown House Publishing - 2012-12-08|