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World Championship Snooker 

BBC coverage of the World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England.
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Series cast summary:
Stephen Hendry ...  Himself / ... 328 episodes, 1986-2016
Steve Davis ...  Himself / ... 268 episodes, 1979-2016
John Parrott ...  Himself / ... 234 episodes, 1984-2016
Ronnie O'Sullivan ...  Himself 236 episodes, 1993-2018
Ken Doherty ...  Himself / ... 207 episodes, 1991-2016
John Higgins ...  Himself / ... 201 episodes, 1995-2018
Terry Griffiths ...  Himself / ... 197 episodes, 1979-2017
Willie Thorne ...  Himself - Commentator / ... 193 episodes, 1982-2016
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Dennis Taylor ...  Himself - Commentator / ... 189 episodes, 1979-2016
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BBC coverage of the World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England.

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Shaun Murphy won the 2005 championship by defeating Matthew Stevens 18-16 in the final. Murphy was only the second qualifier to win the World Championship, after Terry Griffiths in 1979. Murphy won 2 qualifying matches and then 5 matches at the Crucible to take the title. See more »

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The best snooker coverage with the BBC
25 April 2006 | by chris_gaskin123See all my reviews

I've been watching Snooker for most of my life and the best tournament has to be the World Championship held at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. This event lasts for just over a fortnight with the final taking place over the Sunday and Monday of the May Day Bank holiday weekend.

I certainly remember the black ball final of 1985 when Dennis Taylor beat Steve Davis in the deciding frame. A classic that one.

The commentators are certainly well known as well, the best one being "Whispering" Ted Lowe, who retired in 1996. The current team includes Clive Everton, Willie Thorne, John Virgo and former world champions Dennis Taylor and Terry Griffiths.

The presenters of World Championship Snooker over the years include David Vine, David Icke (before he "found" God) and Dougie Donnelly. The current presenters are Hazel Irvine and Ray Stubbs. Steve Davis and John Parrott are the pundits and do some commentating as well.


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