Sir Patrick Stewart carries torch through Croydon school

Sir Patrick as he poses with the torch at St Andrew's School

Sir Patrick Stewart, also known as Captain Jean-Luc Picard, has carried the Olympic torch in Croydon.

The torch is now having a break from its star-studded tour as the runners have lunch.

It'll continue its journey at 2pm and head towards Wimbledon.


Olympic flame rides the Tube

The Olympic flame has taken the Tube as it continues its week-long journey through the capital. A total of 144 torchbearers, including rower James Cracknell and skier Chemmy Alcott, carried the flame 43 miles across London.