The soothing sounds of famed British commentator Barry Davies are to welcome thousands of visitors from across the world to Heathrow this summer, after it was confirmed he will be taking on the role of the ‘Voice of London 2012`.
The iconic sports broadcaster, who will be commentating on a record 12th Summer Olympics, will provide passengers at the airport with audio commentary (via the airport`s tannoy system) of sporting action at the Games.
A veteran who has established himself on the list of all-time greats, Davies has racked up more than five decades in the commentary box, and will be covering the opening and closing ceremonies of this year`s Games, as well as the men`s and women`s hockey for the BBC.
Should you be flying into Heathrow to stay in one of the fine hotels in London
and take part in one of the most important events in the capital`s rich history, then be sure to keep an ear out for Davies` effortless delivery, a sure sign that the Olympics are well and truly underway.
Published on 20/7/2012.Latest London News