World Championship 2011: Picture Perfect II


While life may be returning back to normal following the 2011 Crucible experience, in an attempt to cling on to the experience of the last fortnight, here are a few of my photos from the second half of the tournament. Click here to see my previous gallery…

The Crucible

The arena ahead of another session of snooker

The Crucible Big Screen

Best seat in the house?

The BBC Studio

Roll of Honour

Ever noticed this?

The referee’s cloth is wetter than it looks!


The People

Stephen Hendry and Hazel Irvine

Mark Williams following defeat to John Higgins in the semi-finals

Steve Davis considers the future of Stephen Hendry with Hazel Irvine

Ding Junhui

Judd Trump addresses the media

One of the cameraman providing you with the pictures at home

John Higgins watches a bit of Street Snooker

A disappointed Mark Selby answers questions following defeat to Ding Junhui

Duncan the cameraman gets a grilling from MC Rob Walker on his birthday

Judd Trump salutes the crowd following his semi-final victory against Ding Junhui

Alain Robidoux

John Higgins

Ken Doherty, Steve Davis

Eirian Williams

Mark Selby and Stephen Hendry

Ronnie O’Sullivan following defeat to John Higgins

Behind The Scenes

View from the photo booth!

Snooker’s finest journos at work in the media room

View from the commentary box

And from the other side with the iconic twinkle lights shining

The scene of the press conferences

Press Room Fun

The Final

John poses with the trophy

Higgins addresses the crowd

And is overcome with emotion as Hazel mentions his dad

John kisses the trophy

Barry Hearn gives Judd Trump his silver medal

Hoover anyone?

A final pose