Memories of the Black Ball final

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Memories of the Black Ball final

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Date(s) - 19/03/2024
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cresset,

Event Description

The Black Ball final in 1985 gripped the nation. 18.5 million people tuned in well after midnight to see Dennis Taylor clinch the final frame and become the 1985 World Snooker Champion. This remarkable victory saw him outmanoeuvre Steve Davis with a nail-biting score of 18-17.

Indulge in an evening of nostalgia with the two stars of this final Dennis Taylor and Steve Davis as the come to The Cresset Theatre, Peterborough for a special evening of entertainment.

Together, they will transport you back to The Crucible, recounting their thoughts and feelings throughout the match and especially the iconic final frame where they will recreate the final shots that made history.

Guiding you through this experience will be none other than John Virgo, who will serve as both host and referee. Virgo will also showcase his mastery with a trick shot masterclass, inviting enthusiastic audience members to join in the fun.

Event highlights will include:

  • Live interview session with the snooker superstars, as they share their wisdom, anecdotes, and memories from the ’85 final.
  • A trick shot masterclass with audience participation.
  • An interactive Q&A session granting you the opportunity to pose your burning questions to these legends.
  • A silent auction to bid on unique snooker memorabilia and exclusive collectables.
  • VIP options, including the chance to meet and greet the snooker legends in person with a souvenir plus the privilege of the best seats in the house.

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Contact Telephone Number: 01733 265705

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