The Breakdown with Orla Chennaoui and Greg Rutherford


Barry Hearn

Season 1, Ep. 8

In the latest episode of The Breakdown, Orla Chennaoui and Greg Rutherford pay a visit to one of the most successful operators in the history of the British sport industry, Barry Hearn.

Renowned for his revolutionary promotion of snooker, darts and boxing, Barry - now aged 74 - draws distinct parallels between sport and business and looks back light-heartedly at the many lessons of success he’s learned throughout his accomplished career: “My candle is not the brightest in the room, but it burns longer than anyone else.”

He also opens up about his relationships with two hugely important men in his life; son Eddie and snooker legend Ronnie O’Sullivan…

Production Manager: Maria Pilkington

Audio edit and mix: Phil Golston and Chris Watts

Footage edit: Phil Golston

Produced by Orla Chennaoui and Pete Burton

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