Sports & Recreation:Professional
Promoter Jason Francis, creator of Snooker Legends and the World Seniors Tour, talks about going from his childhood love of snooker to acting and children’s theatre before “trading on nostalgia” by creating the Snooker Legends exhibitions for retired and current players.
He discusses his years working with friend Ronnie O’Sullivan and how he will always be linked to Alex ‘Hurricane’ Higgins, who played his last game at Snooker Legends.
Published 4 December 2018Resources
Rob Reed is a World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) World Snooker accredited snooker coach, the founder of RR Cue Cases and CueZone. He trained as a rotary pilot in the British Army before turning his passion for snooker into a new entrepreneurial journey.About the guest
Promoter Jason Francis is creator of Snooker Legends and the World Seniors Tour, having previously been an actor and director of children’s theatre. He spent many years on tour with Ronnie O’Sullivan and is manager of 11 times world ladies’ snooker champion Reanne Evans.
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