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Mark Beaumont presents a special programme charting the epic journey of the Baton since leaving Glasgow in October 2013.

On the day the Queen's Baton Relay arrives in Glasgow, Mark Beaumont presents a special programme on the epic journey the Baton has been on since it left Glasgow in October 2013.

By the time the Baton arrives at Celtic Park for the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games it will have travelled almost one hundred and twenty thousand miles and visited 70 nations and territories of the Commonwealth.

This programme brings some of the highlights of that journey and looks at how the many cultures, countries and characters that make up the Commonwealth are preparing for the Games in Glasgow. Mark meets some of the best athletes in the world and hears of their ambitions for Glasgow 2014, he also meets youngsters who are using sport to change their lives, and visits some of the smallest and most remote communities on the planet and finds out how the Games offer a rare chance to compete and be recognised on the international stage.

The Queen's Baton Relay is one of the most ambitious journeys ever undertaken, this programme shows, for the very first time, the Relay's scale and introduces just some of the many thousand members of the Commonwealth who have encountered the Baton.

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Sun 20 Jul 2014 17:55

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Role Contributor
Presenter Mark Beaumont
Narrator Dougray Scott
Executive Producer Graham Mitchell
Producer Tony Nellany


  • Sun 20 Jul 2014 17:55

Queen’s Baton Relay

Queen’s Baton Relay

Follow the baton’s journey to all Commonwealth nations and territories.