The Breakdown with Orla Chennaoui and Greg Rutherford
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