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 "e;The Golden Summer"e;. 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.
Days of Wonders
Crown House Publishing
Inside the 2012 opening ceremony