Sales of Olympic merchandise are reportedly soaring after Team GB managed to top Danny Doyle’s spectacular opening ceremony (just how wonderful is The Queen for appearing in that James Bond short?) by smashing records for Olympic gold.
Here’s our round-up of the best official tie-ins – all are available to buy or pre-order today.
Currently available for pre-order, The London 2012 Olympic Games DVD and Blu-ray will feature over nine hours of footage including Boyle’s ceremony and key highlights from the Games. Pre-order now on DVD and Blu-ray.
Featuring performances from Frank Turner, Four Nations Choirs, the London Symphony Orchestra and Mike Oldfield, Isles of Wonder – Music For The Opening Ceremony Of The London 2012 Olympic Games is the soundtrack that helped Boyle’s spectacular come to life. Order from Amazon.co.uk
Collectors will appreciate the chance to own a copy of the London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony Programme and Closing Ceremony Programme. Both are available to order now.
There are also a number of hardback and coffee table books – click the titles to buy – including: London 2012 Sticker Colouring Book – ideal for younger members of the family, London 2012 Olympic Games: The Official Book, London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games : The Official Commemorative Book and London 2012 Olympic Games: The Greatest Show on Earth.
And for those inspired to test their own athletic skills, London 2012: The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games is available to buy for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC while Wii owners have the option of Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games.