"The biggest thing any country does apart from mobilise for war"

Olympics Correspondent Simon Harris is at a special briefing on the London 2012 Opening Ceremony.

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Boyle: Ambition is to keep the show as close to three hours as possible. @londontonight

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Show features one hour of culture, athletes' parade, cauldron lighting and fireworks. @londontonight

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Boyle on the Olympics: "The biggest thing any country does apart from mobilise for war." @londontonight

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Opening Ceremony Details

Latest update on the Olympic opening ceremony