Of course, besides the 200,000 people in the stadium, an estimated 25 million people are believed to have tuned in to watch. Other performers tonight include Dizzee Rascal and Paul McCartney. Turner commented on the show:
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Being asked to play the opening ceremony was something I never imagined was going to happen in my wildest most feverish dreams; but the fact that Danny Boyle asked me personally, as a fan, convinced me to do it. It's a pretty terrifying prospect, but I'm secretly pretty happy to be part of it, it's a once in a lifetime thing.