Michelin-starred celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal carried the Olympic Torch through part of Slough.
He said: "I had no idea there were going to be this many people here. I've got a proper lump in my throat.
"The turnout is incredible. The energy - this is what the Olympics is all about."
In a star-studded day for the Olympic Torch, the flame was carried by the captain of the Starship Enterprise and sport personalities alike.
The cast and crew of EastEnders are carrying out the final touches for tonight's Olympic Torch episode.
The Olympic Torch soared to new heights when it was taken to the top of the London Eye.