The queue at the Apple's Regent Street London store stretched a few streets beyond the Apple Store.

First in the queue was Jewels Lewis (right) who arrived outside the Regent Street Apple Store at 7.30am on Thursday. 

Queueing is hard work 

More people queueing outside the Regent Street Apple Store

At the Covent Garden store people queue patiently

Video: We catch up with those in the queue on iPad 2 launch day

Crowds gather at the Covent Garden Apple Store.

Covent Garden is transformed into a sea of people by Apple. 

The first person out of the Apple Store Regents Street with his iPad 

Next out of the Regent Street store, iPad in hand 

Stealing the limelight. The first in the queue soaks up the attention in store.