Rakshita (Raks) Patel (rakspatel) wrote in mycroft_brolly,
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The Fire Garden, National Theatre, courtesy The World Famous and Watch this Space

This is what happened at the National Theatre yesterday!

NationalFire1
Photo credit:
http://www.whatsonstage.com/news/theatre/london/E8831343208790/Photos:+National+Theatre+lights+up+for+Olympics.html

NationalFire2
Photo credit: http://www.whatsonstage.com/news/theatre/london/E8831343208790/Photos:+National+Theatre+lights+up+for+Olympics.html

Cut and pasted from the National Theatre Inside Out Website:

The Fire Garden - The World Famous
As the Olympic torch approaches its destination, the iconic National Theatre comes to life with flames, turning it into a massive riverside hanging garden of conflagration, to celebrate the start of one of London’s most memorable occasions.

Follow the link for more details:
http://insideout.nationaltheatre.org.uk/event/the-fire-garden-the-world-famous-uk?day=201207252130

Cut and pasted from the Whatsonstage Website:

National Theatre lights up for Olympics
The stalwart concrete buildings of the National Theatre were illuminated last night by the flames of thousands of torches to mark the opening of the Olympics. Entitled The Fire Garden, the display by the humbly named World Famous Pyrotechnic Company turned up the heat as part of the National Theatre Inside Out festival. It will return between 9.30pm and 11.30 tonight (25 July) and tomorrow (July 26).

Raks's Twitter Review

Fire Garden @NationalTheatre. Great Scott! They REALLY have set Theatre Square on fire! Flames and flares everywhere. Feels like an oven. Wow!

Fire Garden @NationalTheatre. Flames. Flares. Fire. Heat. Spectacular. Wow! Quite a sight to behold.

Fire Garden @NationalTheatre. Completely and utterly mesmerising. I was transfixed!

I just LOVED this - it was amazing!
Tags: london, national theatre
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