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The eyes of the world are on Britain, and we may be about to witness the greatest show on earth, and given that Oscar-winner Danny Boyle is behind the whole thing, it will at least be ambitious and grand in scope.

All we really know is that his vision will be unlike anything we’ve ever seen before. For a start, the Olympic Stadium will be transformed into the British countryside. Real farmyard animals will be grazing in the “countryside”, with a menagerie of 70 sheep, 12 horses, three cows, two goats, 10 chickens, 10 ducks, nine geese and three sheepdogs.

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