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Smooth Classics with Margherita Taylor 10pm - 1am
29 July 2016, 11:06
Relive the unforgettable, hilarious performance from the London 2012 Opening Ceremony when Rowan Atkinson took to the stage with the London Symphony Orchestra and Sir Simon Rattle.
When conductor Sir Simon Rattle and the LSO were introduced at the spectacular opening ceremony for the London 2012 Olympics, we all thought we were in for a world-class performance of Vangelis's Chariots of Fire.
But, in typical British fashion to never take anything too seriously, who should pop up to play the essential synthesizer pulse but Mr. Bean himself (aka Rowan Atkinson)?
Here's a chance to relive that magic moment: