Snooker: UK Championship

1:00pm Saturday 1 December on BBC ONE

The UK Championship, the second most prestigious event on the World Snooker calendar, gets underway today from the Barbican Centre in York.

Three-time UK Champion John Higgins opens up proceedings against a qualifier in a best-of-11-frames match. Hazel Irvine introduces the action.

Commentators/Guests: Steve Davis, John Parrott, Dennis Taylor, Willie Thorne, John Virgo, Ken Doherty, Neal Foulds and Stephen Hendry.

Coverage continues 16:30-17:30 on BBC Two, where three former UK Champions are in action this afternoon – John Higgins, Ding Junhui and Stephen Maguire.

Hazel Irvine introduces highlights 23:30-00:20 BBC Two and Snooker Extra 00.20-02.20 BBC Two.

An IMG Media Scotland production for BBC Sport

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