Twenty Twelve. Image shows from L to R: Siobhan Sharpe (Jessica Hynes), Ian Fletcher (Hugh Bonneville). Copyright: BBC
Twenty Twelve

Twenty Twelve

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two / BBC Four
  • 2011 - 2012
  • 13 episodes (2 series)

Mockumentary about the team organising the London Olympics. Stars Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Hynes and Olivia Colman. Also features Amelia Bullmore, Karl Theobald, Vincent Franklin, Morven Christie, Samuel Barnett and more.

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Series 2, Episode 7 - Loose Ends

There are 10 days left to tie up loose ends before the Deliverance team finally hands over to the Live team...

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Further details

Twenty Twelve. Image shows from L to R: Aled Jones, Vicky Long (Catherine Shepherd), Ian Fletcher (Hugh Bonneville). Copyright: BBC

There are 10 days left to tie up loose ends before the Deliverance team finally hands over to the Live team. But there are some outstanding issues - including news that the fireworks planned for the Opening Ceremony will trigger all the ground to air missiles that are in place for the Games' security.

The team also need to come up with a response when it transpires that the charging stations for the official Olympic electric cars work so slowly that the entire fleet will quickly become plugged in and stationary.

Or how to enliven a competition to compose a special peal of church bells to ring in the dawn of the Opening Day which has so far attracted only two entries.

On a personal note, newly divorced Ian has some loose ends of his own, including what to do with the rest of his life and what to do about Sally...

Broadcast details

Tuesday 24th July 2012
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 24th July 2012 10:00pm BBC HD
Monday 30th July 2012 12:00am BBC2
Saturday 5th January 2013 1:15am BBC2
Wednesday 4th June 2014 9:00pm London Live
Thursday 5th June 2014 1:00am London Live

Cast & crew

Hugh Bonneville Ian Fletcher
Jessica Hynes Siobhan Sharpe
Amelia Bullmore Kay Hope
Karl Theobald Graham Hitchins
Vincent Franklin Nick Jowett
Olivia Colman Sally Owen
Morven Christie Fi Healey
Samuel Barnett Daniel Stroud
Alex Beckett Barney Lumsden
Sara Pascoe Coco Lomax
Joel Fry Karl Marx
David Tennant Narrator
Guest cast
Catherine Shepherd Vicky Long
Robin Hooper Frederick Moyle
Tom Riley Christian Jebb
Martin Marquez Kevin Thingie
Aled Jones Self
Writing team
John Morton Writer
Production team
John Morton Director
Jon Plowman Executive Producer
Paul Schlesinger Series Producer
Catherine Gosling Fuller Producer
Robin Hill Editor
Andrew Stephenson Production Designer
Andrew Blaney Composer


Holiday Options

Sally talks Ian through different Italian holiday options that he may want to book after his role as Head of Deliverance comes to an end.

Featuring: Hugh Bonneville (Ian Fletcher), Olivia Colman (Sally Owen) & Jessica Hynes (Siobhan Sharpe).

Charging Points

Kay Hope has overseen the installation of slow charge charging points to keep the Olympic fleet of electric cars going throughout the games.

Featuring: Amelia Bullmore (Kay Hope).

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