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The Crucible: 40 Golden Snooker Years

Steve Davis visits the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield to celebrate 40 years of snooker world championships. With contributions from Dennis Taylor, Stephen Hendry and Jimmy White.

Steve Davis goes back to the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield to celebrate 40 years of the snooker world championships.

If the walls of this famous regional theatre could talk, they would tell tales of tears, triumphs, occasional debauchery, laughter and top-class sport.

With contributions from snooker legends Dennis Taylor, Stephen Hendry, Jimmy White and super-fans Stephen Fry and Richard Osman.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 15 Aug 2020 18:30

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:00

    The Douglas Wood Group

    Snooker

  • 00:02

    Laura Mvula

    Kiss My Feet (Glastonbury 2016)

  • 00:02

    The Cinematic Orchestra

    Entr'acte 

  • 00:03

    Laura Mvula

    Kiss My Feet

  • 00:03

    The Cinematic Orchestra

    Entr'acte 

  • 00:05

    Winifred Atwell

    Black & White Rag

  • 00:08

    T. Rex

    Cadilac

  • 00:20

    Dire Straits

    Money For Nothing

  • 00:21

    Dusty Springfield

    Spooky

  • 00:21

    Dire Straits

    Money For Nothing

  • 00:22

    Dusty Springfield

    Spooky

  • 00:24

    T. Rex

    Baby Boomerang

  • 00:28

    Peter Gabriel

    Sledgehammer

  • 00:28

    Cream

    Strange Brew 

  • 00:29

    Peter Gabriel

    Sledgehammer

  • 00:43

    Skanga

    Truly, Madly, Deeply

  • 00:44

    Ocean Colour Scene

    Hundred Mile High City

  • 00:49

    Dmitry Shostakovich

    Suite For Jazz Orchestra No 1 Op 38

  • 00:53

    London Grammar

    Big Picture

  • 00:54

    Adamski

    Killer

  • 00:54

    Picture This

    You & I

  • 00:55

    Picture This

    You & I

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Steve Davis
Producer Jo McCusker

Broadcasts

  • Sun 23 Apr 2017 21:00
  • Sun 3 May 2020 16:00
  • Sat 15 Aug 2020 17:30
  • Sat 15 Aug 2020 18:30