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Olympic fans nationwide will be able to watch the BBC coverage of this summer's London sporting extravaganza on the big screen at Vue.

Enthusiasts can watch the world’s brightest sports stars live at 53 Vue cinemas nationwide and the best part is it’s FREE! All people need to do is register at for tickets. Using the most advanced digital cinema technology available - ‘Breatht4king Sony 4K’ – sports fans will experience crystal clear images and unbeatable surround sound, all on the big screen.

From every drop of sweat from Mo Farah’s brow to every strand of Jessica Ennis’ hair, Vue will be offering cinema goers a unique perspective of the Games that’s totally impossible to recreate at home, down the pub or even in the stadium itself – it’s just like being there, only better!

What’s more, you can sit back and enjoy all the highs and lows of the Games in Vue’s super- comfortable, SuperVue stadium-style seats, stepped in tiers to guarantee you the perfect view of every inch of the giant screen events.

From the hotly-anticipated Opening Ceremony to the best event finals, don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join fellow sports fans and cheer on team GB at our truly uplifting series of Olympics screenings!

Mark de Quervain, Vue Cinemas, said: “We are thrilled to be screening the BBC’s Olympic coverage to fans nationwide. London 2012 is set to be a memorable occasion, not only the UK but for the world watching. The big screen is a great place to celebrate such a fantastic event.  What’s more Vue will be playingsome of 2012’s biggest and best blockbusters during the games, including The Dark Knight Rises, Ted, The Lorax and Step Up 4 in 3D.  It’s set to be a magical summer and one for everyone to remember.”

Visit to register for tickets and more information on screenings including: 

• Opening Ceremony, Friday 27th July

• Events coverage on 4th, 5th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th August

• Closing Ceremony, Sunday 12th August