World Snooker Championship 2021: BBC coverage schedule

The World Snooker Championship is returning to Sheffield's Crucible Theatre and you can watch comprehensive live coverage across the BBC.

We will have live action from every round, including all four sessions of the final, on BBC TV, the BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button and via the BBC Sport website and mobile app.

Ronnie O'Sullivan is the defending champion having won his sixth world title last year, beating Kyren Wilson 18-8 in the final to reclaim the crown for the first time since 2013.

The competition runs from Saturday, 17 April to Monday, 3 May and fans will be allowed in to watch snooker's biggest tournament, with the capacity increasing throughout the event and the final set to be played in front of a full house.


Sunday 2 May

Live coverage - Final

13:00-18:00 & 19:00-22:00 - BBC Two and BBC Sport website & mobile app

Monday 3 May

Live coverage - Final

13:00-18:00 & 19:00-23:00 - BBC Two and BBC Sport website & mobile app

All times BST. Session times are subject to late changes. The BBC is not responsible for any changes that may be made.

National and regional variations

National and regional variations have been included in this list where possible, but please check your local listings for more detailed information.


You can view all our TV broadcasts as well as listen to our radio sports programming on the BBC iPlayer.

The BBC Sport website is available via desktop, mobile, tablet and app, with access to live streams, text commentaries, news, reports, schedules, videos and highlights of the day's action. The BBC Sport app is available free for Apple and Android devices.