Commonwealth Games (1954– )

Glasgow 2014 Opening Ceremony 

The opening ceremony for the 2014 Commonwealth Games live from Celtic Park.


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Episode credited cast:
Gary Lineker ... Himself - Presenter
Hazel Irvine Hazel Irvine ... Herself - Presenter / Herself - Commentator
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Muhammad l'maadi Abd Aziz Muhammad l'maadi Abd Aziz ... Himself - Brunei Flag bearer (as Muhammad Imaadi Abd Aziz)
Georgios Achilleos Georgios Achilleos ... Himself - Cyprus Flag bearer
Antoine Adams Antoine Adams ... Himself - Saint Kitts and Nevis Flag bearer
Nicola Adams Nicola Adams ... Herself - Boxing / Herself - Team England
Valerie Adams Valerie Adams ... Herself - New Zealand Flag bearer
Rebecca Adlington Rebecca Adlington ... Herself - Expert
Cecil Afrika Cecil Afrika ... Herself - South African Flag bearer
Clementina Agricole Clementina Agricole ... Herself - Seychelles Flag bearer
Anaka Alankamony Anaka Alankamony ... Herself - Team India
Kineke Alexander Kineke Alexander ... Herself - Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Flag bearer
Nijel Amos Nijel Amos ... Himself - Botswana Flag bearer
Janet Amponsah Janet Amponsah ... Herself - Ghana Flag bearer
Lizzie Armitstead Lizzie Armitstead ... Herself - Cycling (archive footage)


Gary Lineker, Hazel Irvine and Clare Balding present the opening ceremony for the 2014 Commonwealth Games live from Celtic Park. With live appearances from Doctor Who and West End star John Barrowman. Susan Boyle and Rod Stewart. The ceremony marks the end of the epic journey of the Queen's Baton Relay, which has visited every Commonwealth nation in the lead up to the event, and Her Majesty the Queen will declare the Games officially open. A cast of more than 3,000 volunteers will take part in what promises to be a spectacular occasion. The Parade of Nations will welcome the thousands of athletes from the 71 nations and territories across the Commonwealth. Huw Edwards joins Hazel Irvine in the commentary box. Show less Written by BBC

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23 July 2014 (UK) See more »

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