Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony Birmingham 2022 28 July 2022: Thursday on BBC One

Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony Birmingham 2022 28 July 2022: Thursday on BBC One 11Clare Balding introduces coverage of the opening ceremony of the XXII Commonwealth Games at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium, ahead of 11 days of top-class sporting competition.

The creative team behind the ceremony includes Peaky Blinders writer and creator Steven Knight, and it is expected to showcase West Midlands talent and diversity.

At the heart of the ceremony is the traditional Parade of Nations, where all the participating athletes walk behind the flags of their countries in a celebration of sporting unity.

The ceremony culminates with the competitors’ oath and the finale to the Queen’s baton relay, which has travelled 90,000 miles around every nation and territory in the Commonwealth.



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