The torch relay has slowly made its way across Europe for the opening ceremonies of the 2012 Olympics in London this Friday. It’s passed between many hands, not the least of which include Matt Smith and Patrick Stewart. Yes, apparently those two can do anything. Stewart has been a part of amazing television shows and movies, but it sounds like the experience of carrying the torch tops them all:
“I didn’t realize how much it meant until it started,” he said. “I didn’t realize until we gathered here at the school this morning and then went out in the bus and saw the thousands of people on the streets. The sense of exhilaration that that brought. And the evident pleasure in everyone who was witnessing it and feeling that they were sharing in something extraordinary, which they are.”
Watch the Captain and the Doctor in action after the break.