Let the Games Begin

Newscast

By BBC Radio

Let the Games Begin

Friday, 23 July

The Opening Ceremony kicks off the Tokyo Olympics Did you watch it? Martin Green CBE, the Head of Ceremonies for 2012 London Olympics joins Adam to give his verdict on Tokyo and reminisce about London. And BBC Breakfast’s Dan Walker brings us the history behind what’s made Team GB the powerhouse they are today. Sir Jeremy Farrar, Director of the Wellcome Trust tells Adam about his new book and advising the government as the pandemic took hold. And Nick Grimshaw tells us about a new series on BBC Sounds about his good friend Amy Winehouse. Today’s Newscast was made by Rick Kelsey, with producers Maz Ebtehaj, Alix Pickles and Ben Cooper. The studio director was Mike Regaard. Emma Close is the assistant editor. Dino Sofos is the editor.
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