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A show about Alex Higgins

Postby SnookerFan

Somebody has just brought this to my attention. Don't know if anybody is intereested, but I thought I'd mention it in case. There's a show about Alex Higgins being held at The Studio Theatre in Sheffield in November.


Who was Alex Higgins?

Alex ‘Hurricane’ Higgins, world champion snooker player, transcended sport in a way few sportsmen ever have.

Tony Francis’s definitive biography traces the turbulent and extraordinary story of the charismatic Irishman whose life of excess and brilliance turned snooker on its head. Despite the bans, the fights and the drinking ‘The People’s Champion’ was idolised with thousands lining the streets for his funeral in July 2010.

Tony Francis’ illustrated talk gets to the heart of the man and reveals just who WAS Alex Higgins? ... ionID=1188