The Olympics are to close after a run of just two weeks. Dreams that they would transfer to the West End are now in tatters. From the start they have been beset by problems - casting errors, badly written scripts, poor set design. The producers have now decided to cut their losses and the games will end tomorrow.
"People on roller skates pretending to be a train was bad enough," said one critic, "but this is just a lot of people running about without pretending to be anything. They don't even sing."
On the bright side, a revival of Phantom of Mama Mia will be put on in its place.