Dennis Taylor

A True Legend in the World of Snooker

Dennis Taylor is an influential giant in the snooker world, having beat everyone to become the best and is recognised as one of the most exhilarating and entertaining individuals to have ever played professionally. With an extensive snooker intellect and a plethora of trick shots under his belt, Taylor has become a popular favourite on the after dinner circuit as an event host and keynote speaker. Offering hilarious anecdotes with an expressive and energetic delivery, Taylor is guaranteed to have your audience in hysterics.

After beating his rival Steve Davis in one of the most memorable matches the sport has ever seen, Taylor walked away triumphant at the 1985 Snooker World Championship. The game came down to the final black ball in an intense battle for victory, as over 18 million viewers tuned in to watch the nail biting action. Against the odds Taylor returned from the brink of despair after an 8-0 deficit, to pot the black and take the game, a game which changed Taylor’s life forever, propelling him into the spotlight and crowning him as a snooker legend.

Since his retirement from the sport, Taylor has become an instrumental part of the BBC’s snooker commentary team, featuring as a frequent voice for sport coverage. Now highly sought after for his extensive snooker knowledge and likable personality, Taylor is a popular favourite for guest television appearances, covering sports-entertainment programmes and documentaries.

Ever the Irishman, Taylor is full of cheeky charm and with an infectious passion for his beloved sport to boot, the snooker star is equipped with all the vital traits, which lend him perfectly as a snooker speaker or after dinner speaker. Taylor is a truly delightful personality to have present at any event or corporate function. As one of the few people to possess the elusive WOW factor, Taylor Impresses his audiences with spectacular shots and captivating tales of the world of snooker. Taylor has proved the smart choice whatever the event, as the versatile sports star can adapt his speech and content delivery to suit any client brief.

Armed with his infamous trademark over sized glasses, and a lengthy list of hysterical anecdotes, Taylor proficiently covers topics such as, facing and overcoming adversity, a winning mentality and peak performance, with honesty and humor.  As a snooker speaker or after dinner speaker, Taylor is a sure fire success.

To book Dennis Taylor as a snooker speaker or after dinner speaker for your event or conference with Champions Speakers, simply fill in our online form today  or call us on +44 1509 85 29 27.

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  • Maximizing Success
  • Exhibition Evening

“Dennis and Graham were fantastic guests, they were both so spontaneous and really got into the feel of the show.  Thanks so much for all your help.  We will be sending out the transmission dates to you in due course.”BBC Belfast