It's a star-studded day 66 for the Olympic flame today.
Sir Patrick Stewart, who played Capt Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek, will be boldly bearing the torch in a school in Croydon, south London, at lunchtime.
Later this afternoon it will be carried around the All England Tennis Club at Wimbledon by Venus Williams and Andy Murray.
The mother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence has been handed the Olympic flame.
Doreen Lawrence took the torch to the Stephen Lawrence centre, which she set up in the memory of her son, who was killed in 1993.
The flame is now heading from Lewisham to Wandsworth.
Later footballer Michael Owen will take the flame at Battersea Dogs home.
The Olympic Torch Relay will travel 36.88 miles through the London Boroughs of Lewisham, Bromley, Croydon, Sutton, Merton and Wandsworth.
Doreen Lawrence will carry the torch to the centre she set up in the memory of her son, who was killed in 1993. Daybreak's Cordelia Kretzschmar reports.
After weeks of planning the cast and crew of EastEnders will welcome the torch at its home in Elstree, Herts, where it will continue its journey past some of the most famous landmarks, including The Queen Vic.
The eight-minute live insert in tonight's episode will focus on Billy Mitchell, played by Perry Fenwick, as he carries the Olympic torch live through Walford, E20.
Earlier on in the day Sir Patrick Stewart, who played Capt Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek, will be boldly bearing the torch in a school in Croydon, south London, at around lunchtime.
It will then be carried around the All England Tennis Club at Wimbledon by Venus Williams and Andy Murray.
Also carrying the torch will be Doreen Lawrence, mother of murdered black teenager Stephen Lawrence. The campaigner will take it to the learning centre she set up in her son's memory in Deptford, south-east London.
Today's leg of the relay is sure to ramp up excitement for the Games but the identity of the final torchbearer, who will light the cauldron in the Olympic stadium on Friday, remains shrouded in mystery.
Bookies have been taking bets on what the weather will be like over the Olympics. William Hill is offering:
- Odds of 3/1 that it is raining during the opening ceremony
- 66/1 that the Olympic flame is extinguished while the last person carries it into the stadium
- 12/1 that a temperature of more than 100F (38C) will be registered in the UK while the Games are taking place
As temperatures soar across much of Britain this week, forecasters warn London's opening ceremony may still be plagued by heavy showers. Director Danny Boyle's has ambitious plans which include artificial clouds that will rain down over the stadium in Stratford in east London.
– Billy Payne, forecaster
Tomorrow is looking to get up to 27C in the South East and it will be dry, hot and sunny in most parts of the country apart from the North West, where there may be some showers. Tuesday will be more of the same and could get up to 29C in the London area. Towards the end of the week it is going to get a lot cooler and more unsettled. It looks as though there's a risk of heavy showers, certainly in the south-east corner of the country.
The Olympic flame had an aerial view of many of London's most famous landmarks early this morning after torchbearer Amelia Hempleman-Adams took the flame above one of the London Eye's capsules. The Houses of Parliament and Big Ben were among the sights in the backdrop.