Twenty Twelve: The Complete Series
- (Subtitled, Eco Amaray Case, Slipsleeve Packaging, 2 Pack)
- Format: DVD
- Rated: NR
- Release Date: 1/15/2013
Downton Abbey's Hugh Bonneville stars in the BBC's hilarious mockumentary-style comedy about the organizers of the 2012 London Olympics. Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey), Jessica Hynes (Spaced), Olivia Colman (Peep Show) and Amelia Bullmore (State of Play) star in this fly on the wall comedy about the people working behind the scenes to make the 2012 Olympics happen in London. Filmed in the same faux-documentary style of the Office, Twenty Twelve finds hilarity in how a huge bureaucracy deals with petty details such as how to phase the traffic lights across London to get people from west to east, what to do with the Taekwondo hall after the event, and how to cope with publicity-seeking athletes with less than stellar media skills. This intrepid team must decide who should run the Cultural Olympiad and figure out what to do when the much-vaunted wind turbines won't turn because there's no wind. Basic ineptitude rises to the surface when these men and women attempt to stage the greatest sporting event in the world.