Olympics: London's Closing Ceremony Rocks On and Rocks Out

[SPOILER ALERT! If you haven't watched the Olympic Closing Ceremonies and don't want to know how it all went down, don't read any further.]

It was all pop, rock, spice and even some Monty Python as London's closing ceremony bid adieu to the Olympics and kept the party rocking all the way to Rio.

Unlike the opening ceremony's history lesson, the closing ceremony was all about the tunes. With a theme of "A Symphony of British Music," the festive and irreverent three-hour spectacle celebrated the indelible contribution the host nation has made to music.

Olympics: The top moments from London

Things first kicked off with "Rush Hour," a segment capturing a hectic London day — with cars and trucks wrapped in newspapers featuring lines from famous British literature — that was topped off Timothy Spall, dressed as Winston Churchill, reciting the same passage from The Tempest that Kenneth Branagh read on the opening ceremony.



Want to comment on this? First, you must log in to your SideReel account!