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Europe's Biggest Waiting Room Eagerly Anticipates Football's Delayed Euros



The Chemical Brothers soundtracks BBC Creative and Blinkink's animated spot celebrating the delayed arrival of the UEFA Euros 2020

Europe's Biggest Waiting Room Eagerly Anticipates Football's Delayed Euros

The BBC’s trailer for its Euro’s coverage premiered during the FA Cup final half time on Sat 15th May. The 60 second animation, directed by Nicos Livesey out of Blinkink, features thousands of beautifully observed hand-drawn characters and is set to new The Chemical Brothers track ‘The Darkness that you Fear’.

We've all waited a long time for this year’s Euros. The campaign takes place in a waiting room big enough to fit the whole of Europe. Players and fans sit side by side idly trying to pass the time. In one corner Gareth Bale is working on his putting, in another Kylian Mbappe is swapping football stickers, and all the while Cristiano Ronaldo is relentlessly pounding the treadmill. Suddenly the calm is broken when a cheer erupts and everyone realises the tournament is finally here and the wait is over…


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Factory, Mon, 17 May 2021 10:16:16 GMT