According to rumor, tomorrow's Olympic opening ceremony will feature a 40-foot Voldemort battling 30 Mary Poppins, who will float down into the stadium on their umbrellas.
We say, YES! It's about time that Britain's literary heritage was properly celebrated at this iconic event, and in such a respectful manner.
But why stop there? Surely there's plenty more literary inspiration from the rainy isle for the organizers to mine for ideas.
In the hope that it's not too late to change their plans, here are some other suggestions for proportional Olympic celebrations of Britain's literary achievements through battles of iconic characters.
Let the games begin!