Take a 360° behind-the-scenes virtual tour of the 2006 World Snooker championships at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. See also the updated 2010 tour.
The empty Crucible auditorium.
A view from the end of the table.
Technicians set up the lighting and sound equipment.
The view of the table that the players get when they are about to break.
Just a few members of the audience are still to arrive before the semi-final gets underway.
A presenter's eye view of the (unlit) BBC studio.
A party atmosphere outside the Crucible, with the match shown on the big screen.