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Episode 2

Queen's Baton Relay Episode 2 of 10

Adventurer Mark Beaumont reports on the travels of the Queen's baton relay as it makes its way to all 70 nations and territories of the Commonwealth. The baton, which contains a special message from Her Majesty the Queen, signals the final countdown to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in July 2014.

In this programme, Mark meets some of the Commonwealth's two billion citizens and will share in the culture, history and experiences that make it unique. In this first monthly baton update, Mark reports from countries in the first leg of the baton's epic journey as it travels through Asia and arrives in Australia.

Release date:

26 minutes

Last on

Sun 24 Nov 2013 10:30

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Role Contributor
PresenterMark Beaumont
NarratorRobin Laing
Film EditorJohn Steventon
Re-recording mixerStewart Simpson
Unit ManagerSandie Paterson
Production CoordinatorSamantha MacPhee
Production CoordinatorLouise Young
Camera OperatorRaeph Ballantyne
Associate ProducerPriya Patel
ResearcherVictoria Watson
Assistant ProducerShruthi Rao
Assistant ProducerJon Willers
Executive ProducerGraham Mitchell
ProducerTony Nellany

Queen’s Baton Relay

Queen baton close-up

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