The first semi-final of the UK championship gets under way, with the winner guaranteed at least Â£46,000 in prize money. Rishi Persad is joined by Steve Davis and John Parrott as they offer up their wit and wisdom. Commentary by Clive Everton, Dennis Taylor , Willie Thorne and John Virgo.
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Further coverage of the first semi-final of the UK championship from Telford, which reaches its conclusion this evening. A maximum of nine frames played tonight will decide who makes it to Sunday's final. Presented by Hazel Irvine.
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Toby Buckland celebrates his first Christmas in the Berryfields garden by planting a willow glade, while Sarah Raven creates home-made decorations from natural materials. Plus Joe Swift throws a party for his allotment friends, and Carol Klein reflects on a busy year with new gardeners Jo Ash and Russ Johnson.
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8/8. The team ventures into one of the world's most hostile environments, the Arctic Ocean, where they plan to explore the shrinking ice to see how this could affect the rest of the world.
The polar bear is threatened by the retreating ice, but it isn't alone. The team risks diving in subzero temperatures to collect samples of the tiny creatures that are the basis of the Arctic's complex food chain. As the seas warm, how might the Atlantic walrus benefit in the short term?
Director/Producer Daniel Barry Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
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