- 32 years ago
Dennis Taylor became the world snooker champion in a dramatic match against Steve Davis last April. In conversation with Michael Parkinson, he describes his childhood in County Tyrone, Jim-Joe Gervin's billiard hall where he first took up snooker, and how he became a professional.
[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]
Favourite track: Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by The Platters
Book: Joke book
Luxury: Limitless supply of yoghurt