Jim Donald, from Jack Morton Worldwide, who is executive producer for London's New Year's Eve party,said: "We're thrilled again to be a part of New Year's Eve. We've been running this for the last nine years.
"We opened the year, a spectacular year, just 12 months ago and we're going to close the year off in hopefully an even bigger and better way."
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