Twenty Twelve - The Rapper   Pic: BBC


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Episode four of the second series of Twenty Twelve airs on BBC Two tonight. ‘The Rapper’ is the final of the episodes so far filmed for this split series, with a further three programmes due to be produced in May for broadcast closer to the real Olympic Games.


The episode is, as usual, narrated by David Tennant and stars Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Hynes, Karl Theobald, Vincent Franklin, Amelia Bullmore, Morven Christie and Samuel Barnett, Look out too for another guest appearance by Alex Beckett who played Borachio alongside David Tennant and Catherine Tate in last year’s Much Ado About Nothing.


From the BBC Media Centre

Siobhan and her team at Perfect Curve have come up with the idea of covering Anish Kapoor’s Orbit Tower with a special wrap sponsored by a condom company and making this the basis for a major sexual health campaign around the Olympics, in the final episode of the series.

By the time Ian is brought up to speed the accompanying rap video Get It On has already gone viral on YouTube. Is it too late to cancel the campaign and avoid alienating every single Catholic competing country? Meanwhile Graham is charged with re-designing the Olympic Torch Relay route so that it goes beyond Surrey. Elsewhere there’s unhappiness over who’s got what tickets to the actual Games.

Twenty Twelve is produced by Paul Schlesinger and the executive producer is Jon Plowman.


Watch a clip from the episode here





Twenty Twelve can be seen at 10pm tonight on BBC2 (except Wales) and BBC HD, and at 11.05pm on BBC2 Wales.


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