The closing ceremony to the London Games used fireworks, theatrics and music to celebrate the athletes and their countries who participated in the 2012 Summer Olympics.
The night included a shout-out to Winston Churchill and a performance from the Pet Shop Boys, to mark the end of two weeks of competition and stunning athletic displays.
The surviving members of the rock band Queen, The Who and the Spice Girls were on the schedule to entertain millions watching around the world.
Update at 5:11 p.m. ET: 'Imagine'