Jack Morton Worldwide works on London New Year’s Eve fireworks

Jack Morton Worldwide is creating this year’s New Year’s Eve fireworks display for London, which will be held on the banks of the River Thames.

Last year’s London New Year’s Eve fireworks display, created by Jack Morton Worldwide

This is the eighth consecutive year that the consultancy has designed the display on behalf of the Mayor of London.

It is estimated that more than 200 000 people will line the banks of the Thames to watch the display, which will also be broadcast live on the BBC.

London Mayor Boris Johnson says, ‘As we begin one of the most extraordinary and exciting years in our great city’s history, the sky will light up with a dazzling display of pyrotechnic magic. 2012 will open, not with a timid whimper, but with a colourful bang, a noisy clarion call to herald one amazing year.’

Jim Donald, executive producer at Jack Morton Worldwide, says, ‘Each year our goal is to exceed expectations. This year, when all eyes are on London, this is more important than ever.’

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