British actor Sir Patrick Stewart told ITV London that he will "never forget today", after carrying the Olympic Torch through Croydon. Sir Patrick said that even world film premieres "did not have the excitement" that the Olympic Torch relay had.
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.