What to watch on Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014


Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony

BBC 1 at 8:00pm (Other show times...)

Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony

Gary Lineker, Hazel Irvine and Clare Balding present the opening ceremony for the 2014 Commonwealth Games live from Celtic Park.

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.

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Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony

Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony

BBC 1 at 8:00pm

Gary Lineker, Hazel Irvine and Clare Balding present the opening ceremony for the 2014 Commonwealth Games live from Celtic Park....

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Operation Cloud Lab: Secrets of the Skies

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Inside Death Row with Trevor McDonald

Inside Death Row with Trevor McDonald

itv London at 9:00pm

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