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Framed: The Snooker Podcast

English, Sports, 1 season, 89 episodes, 1 day, 16 hours, 48 minutes
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Explore the sport of snooker, from its biggest names to sharing stories of the people involved at all levels of the game. With Shabnam Younus-Jewell.
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Rolf Kalb: My first time watching snooker came from having VHS tapes sent over from the UK

Rolf Kalb is the voice of snooker in Germany and is synonymous with popularising the sport in Europe. He talks to Shabnam Younus-Jewell about his 40 year career and retirement.
6/17/202426 minutes, 58 seconds
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Daniel Blunn: It's unbelievable and a great honour

Shabnam Younus-Jewell speaks to the record breaking WDBS player Daniel Blunn about his career and entering the World Snooker Hall of Fame
6/10/202426 minutes, 58 seconds
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Tessa Davidson: It's an exciting time for women's snooker

World Women’s Seniors number one Tessa Davidson tells Shabnam Younus-Jewell how much she’s enjoying success again after a 23 year break from the game.
6/5/202426 minutes, 58 seconds
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Tai Chengzhe: If it wasn't for Ding Junhui my job wouldn't exist

Snooker photographer Tai Chengzhe tells Shabnam Younus-Jewell how the boom in the sport in China led to him getting his dream job
5/27/202426 minutes, 58 seconds
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Abigail Davies: Sport gave me something to cling to when I was very, very poorly

Snooker presenter and reporter, Abigail Davies talks about her health struggles and how snooker and sport have helped her along the way
5/20/202426 minutes, 58 seconds
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Igor Figuerido: I want to see more players from South America on tour

Igor Figuerido spent nearly ten years on the world snooker tour. He talks to Shabnam Younus-Jewell about his career, learning English on tour and coaching the next generation.
5/13/202426 minutes, 58 seconds
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Paul Collier: I've ticked-off everything I wanted to do

Explore the sport of snooker, from its biggest names to sharing stories of the people involved at all levels of the game. With Shabnam Younus-Jewell.
5/6/202426 minutes, 58 seconds
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Jim Cemlyn Jones: The singing cameraman

Want to know what it’s like to film the action at the World Snooker Championship? Shabnam talks to cameraman and musician Jim, on his 20th year at the Crucible. He brings his guitar along to play some songs.
4/29/202427 minutes
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Tom Ford: “I’m not really miserable, I do it to wind people up”

The Leicester player is a top 16 seed for the first time at the Crucible this year. He talks to Shabnam about the importance of talking and dispels some myths about his character.
4/22/202426 minutes, 59 seconds
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Tom Rowell: We have spoken to Sheffield City Council about how we can grow the World Championship and make it work

Explore the sport of snooker, from its biggest names to sharing stories of the people involved at all levels of the game. With Shabnam Younus-Jewell.
4/15/202426 minutes, 59 seconds
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Phil Seymour: “I live for sporting moments”

Shabnam talks to announcer Phil Seymour about his work in snooker and other sports. Plus his successful One Four Seven podcast with world champion Shaun Murphy.
4/8/202426 minutes, 59 seconds
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Rebecca Kenna: It's hard for women to make a breakthrough as part of a minority

Explore the sport of snooker, from its biggest names to sharing stories of the people involved at all levels of the game. With Shabnam Younus-Jewell.
4/1/202426 minutes, 58 seconds
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Tony Knowles: Peter Kay came to my house to get a picture for Phoenix Nights

Tony Knowles is a three times World Championship semi-finalist, two times ranking title winner and famous for making headlines on the front and back pages
3/25/202426 minutes, 58 seconds
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Nigel Bond: “It’s great to still be involved in the sport”

After 33 years as a professional, Nigel Bond retired in 2022. He is now a coach and member of the WPBSA Board. He tells Shabnam how grateful he is that snooker remains a huge part of his life.
3/18/202426 minutes, 59 seconds
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Steven Hallworth: It is the best time to be a professional snooker player

Steven Hallworth is the English Amateur Champion and talks about wanting to get back on the professional tour and an upcoming appointment at the altar...
3/11/202426 minutes, 59 seconds
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Dominic Dale: It is great to see snooker breaking into different territories

Explore the sport of snooker, from its biggest names to sharing stories of the people involved at all levels of the game. With Shabnam Younus-Jewell.
3/4/202426 minutes, 58 seconds
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Mick Price: I quite like being part of snooker history

Mick Price is known for having the fastest 147 made against him by Ronnie O'Sullivan but he had a solid professional career in his own right and he talks to Shabnam Younus-Jewell
2/26/202426 minutes, 58 seconds
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Rachel Casey: I am very lucky to do the job I have

Rachel Casey is the face of snooker on Eurosport and discusses her career, working with some legends of the sport and gives Shabnam some off-camera stories.
2/19/202426 minutes, 59 seconds
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Colvin O'Brien: Achieving the first century can never be taken away from me

Colvin O'Brien plays snooker at the top level despite losing the sight in one of his eyes. He talks to Shabnam Younus-Jewell about overcoming setbacks to play the game he loves.
2/12/202426 minutes, 59 seconds
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Phil Yates: He was so short he couldn't reach the table to re-spot the blue ball

Phil Yates has been covering snooker for more than 30 years and has even lost to a 10 year-old Ronnie O’Sullivan. He also has an early tip for this year's World Championship.
2/5/202426 minutes, 58 seconds
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Ryan Thomerson: I love being on tour but I need more wins

The Australian tour pro Ryan Thomerson tells Shabnam Younus-Jewell about chasing his dream, car valeting and house renovating.
1/31/202426 minutes, 58 seconds
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Mary Talbot: I loved watching the men under pressure against me

Mary talks about her life in snooker and her ongoing battle with Crohn’s disease.
1/29/202426 minutes, 57 seconds
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Ryan Thomerson: I love being on tour but I need more wins

The Australian tour pro talks about chasing his dream, car valeting and house renovating
1/22/202426 minutes, 58 seconds
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16/01/2024

Explore the sport of snooker, from its biggest names to sharing stories of the people involved at all levels of the game. With Shabnam Younus-Jewell.
1/15/202426 minutes, 58 seconds
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John Virgo: “Where’s the cue ball going came from Ted Lowe!”

The much loved BBC commentator and former Big Break star tells Shabnam how he went from snooker player to TV personality. JV talks trick shots, impersonations and how much he still loves working in the sport he has contributed to for over 50 years.
1/8/202426 minutes, 59 seconds
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Barry & Eddie Hearn: New Year Special

The famous father and son behind the Matchroom Sport empire join Shabnam to chat snooker. As well as that they talk boxing and new year’s resolutions.
1/1/202426 minutes, 58 seconds
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Neil Robertson & Django Fung: Christmas Special

The 2010 world snooker champion chats to Shabnam from Australia joined by his manager. Neil is taking a long break, hoping to come back fighting for the rest of the season. His manager Django Fung joins the party from Hong Kong, to mainly tell stories of when Neil has been at his forgetful best!
12/25/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Steve Feeney: Playing It Straight

The coach behind the SightRight technique which has helped three world champions. This has transformed the careers of Ronnie O’Sullivan, Mark Williams and Stuart Bingham. Steve explains the origins of his method and his most proud moments.
12/18/202327 minutes
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Liam Pullen: “I’ll take being Selby in the future”

The teenage professional Liam Pullen on his idol Mark Selby and his friendly rivalry with Stan Moody. The York player also tells Shabnam about growing pains, being helped by Peter Lines and his dog Ronnie.
12/11/202327 minutes
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Varshaa Sanjeev Kumar: Shooting for the stars

The World Women’s player tells Shabnam how she juggles snooker with the film industry. Varshaa from India also talks about her ambitions to turn professional and increase the representation from her country.
12/4/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Steve Davis: Crucible King to Glastonbury God

The Essex snooker great invites Shabnam into his dressing room at the UK Championship. He talks about his continuing involvement with the tournament in York and his new career in music. The six time world and UK champion also discusses his lasting friendship with Barry Hearn and the future of the game.
11/27/202337 minutes
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Iulian Boiko: The youth from Ukraine aiming high

The youngest player to turn professional talks about being part of an exciting new era. Iulian also reveals to Shabnam how the conflict in his country has affected his family and career.
11/20/202327 minutes
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Michael Holt: The Hitman targets tour return

The Nottingham player reveals his best coaching tips to Shabnam Younus-Jewell. He also explains how his main ambition at the moment is getting back on the World Snooker Tour.
11/13/202327 minutes
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Ivan Hirschowitz: The snooker fan doing his dream job for over 20 years

The World Snooker Tour Head of Media reveals what it’s like to work in the sport he loves. Ivan and Shabnam also discuss how they wouldn’t swap the late nights and thrilling finishes for any other job.
11/6/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Lukas Kleckers: “I want to be a role model for other Germans”

German player Lukas Kleckers on his hopes to inspire others in his country to play. He also tells Shabnam how demanding life is for him in professional snooker.
10/30/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Jamie Hunter: "If being out and proud makes a difference, it's better than any trophy"

Transgender snooker player Jamie Hunter talks to Shabnam about being on the women's tour. She shares the highs of winning and the lows of having to defend her participation on the world roster.
10/23/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Django Fung: "I look for smart players who can play”

Shabnam finds out how top snooker manager Django Fung works with superstar clients like Ronnie O’Sullivan, Judd Trump and Neil Robertson. The Essex businessman explains how the Rocket was responsible for launching his management career before he introduced him to Steve Peters & reveals if he’s named after a Western.
10/16/202327 minutes
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Peter & Oliver Lines: “We’re in a unique position”

The Lines discuss the highs and lows of being two professional players in one family and do a special quiz on each other.
10/9/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Neil Tomkins: "We are here to help everybody"

The former snooker professional explains how the WPBSA's new Player Support Programme aims to give guidance on critical issues like integrity, mental health and finance.
10/3/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Joe Johnson: “Even my mother didn’t think I’d win!”

The 1986 World Champion reveals how he struggled with fame after winning the title. He also tells all about those jazzy shoes, meeting Princess Diana, discovering Paul Hunter and surviving seven heart attacks.
9/25/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Desislava Bozhilova: “I’m not a strict person as I am at the table!”

The Bulgarian referee tells Shabnam about her decade on the World Snooker Tour. The conversation also includes how she’s not as scary when the white gloves are off and she discusses her degree in landscape architecture, baking and rescuing cats.
9/18/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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John Parrott: The Entertainer

Shabnam meets 1991 World Snooker Champion and popular TV pundit John Parrott. They chat about lawn bowls, Everton football club and how competitive snooker was when he played during the golden era.
9/11/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Zak Surety: Fighting anxiety to pursue snooker dreams

The Basildon player discusses his ongoing battle with anxiety and living with Elton John.
9/4/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Cliff Thorburn: "Drugs: just don't do it"

The Canadian snooker legend on his biggest regret, the sadness behind his historic Crucible 147, admiration for 4-time world champion Mark Selby and life now with a new Youtube channel. Warning: mention of miscarriage and drugs.
8/28/202327 minutes
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Cliff Thorburn Part 1: "I was recognised but nothing near what it would be like in England"

The grinder joins Shabnam to discuss his discovery of snooker in his homeland of Canada. The 1980 world champion discusses how he put Canada on the snooker map, his fierce rivalry with Alex Higgins and that historic first 147 at The Crucible.
8/21/202327 minutes
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Alfie Burden: "I consider Jimmy as family"

The AB of London joins Shabnam with an honest chat about his long career in the game, his close friendship with Jimmy White and his passion for cooking. Plus how he turned his life around after his promising football career at Arsenal.
8/14/202330 minutes
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Ian McCulloch: "There's more to just potting balls"

The former pro joins Shabnam to talk about his approach to coaching young players, why a strong work ethic, mental resilience and good fitness is crucial to success. Also, tales of taking on and beating the likes of Hendry and Ebdon.
8/7/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Barry Hawkins: Snooker's Mr Nice Guy

The former world championship runner-up and double Masters finalist joins Shabnam to chat about his determination to get back into the world top-16 and return to The Crucible. Plus, why being a nice person doesn't mean you can't be a winner.
7/31/202327 minutes
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Brendan Moore: "It's been emotional"

The former referee joins Shabnam Younus-Jewell to talk about the highs of ending his career by officiating the 2023 World Championship final, his new job as tournament director for Matchroom Pool and his love for Sheffield Wednesday. Plus why comparisons between him and Vinnie Jones are wide of the mark.
7/24/202327 minutes
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Ishpreet Singh Chadha: "I want snooker to be famous in India"

Having earned a place on tour via the Asia-Oceania Q-School, Mumbai's Ishphreet Singh Chadha tells Shabnam Younus-Jewell how he wants his success to help build the sport's popularity in his country. Plus, how a career in Esports helped him achieve his lifelong dream of playing professional snooker.
7/17/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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David Hendon: The bard of snooker

The Eurosport and ITV commentator, Snooker Scene podcaster and successful playwright chats with Shabnam Younus-Jewell about his life in and love of what admits is 'an eccentric sport' and reveals how Joe Johnson ruined his 1986 World Championship scrapbook.
7/10/202332 minutes
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Jak Jones: "I've got more belief and confidence"

The World Championship quarter-finalist tells Shabnam Younus-Jewell why that run has made him ready to start winning titles. Plus what it's like being one of 10 siblings!
7/3/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Alexander Ursenbacher: "Q-School is unbearable"

The young Swiss talent tells Shabnam Younus-Jewell how having to fight for his place on tour has made him a better person and why he hopes to boost the sport in his country.
6/27/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Joe Perry: Looking to the future

'The Gentleman' tells Shabnam Younus-Jewell about his plans for life after playing, how the sport moves on from the match fixing scandal, plus how to wind up Neil Robertson.
6/19/202329 minutes, 59 seconds
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Mandy Fisher: The Queen Of Snooker

The president and founder of World Women's Snooker reflects on 45 years in the sport, including winning the world title, growing the game globally and playing Higgins and Davis.
6/12/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Matthew Selt: 'Snooker was 100% of my life, now it's an enjoyable 40%'

The Essex cueist chats with Shabnam Younus-Jewell about his passion for snooker and golf, being best mates with Stephen Hendry and his battle with trichotillomania.
6/5/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Kyren Wilson: "I feel like I'm coming into my prime"

'The Warrior' joins Shabnam to chat about his career highs, his love for his family, what it's like to make a Crucible 147 and his F1 ambitions.
5/30/202327 minutes
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Dennis Taylor: Putting the smile into snooker

The 1985 World Champion chats with Shabnam Younus-Jewell about that infamous black ball final, his time on Strictly and visiting the birthplace of snooker in India.
5/22/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Best Of The Guests: Brecel, Murphy, Milkins & Irvine

Shabnam Younus-Jewell enjoys more of the best moments from the first season of the podcast, including 2023 World Champion Luca Brecel, Shaun Murphy and Hazel Irvine.
5/15/202332 minutes
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Best Of The Guests: Carter, Hearn, Bingham & Doherty

Shabnam Younus-Jewell enjoys some of the best moments from the first season of the podcast, including chats with Ken Doherty, Barry Hearn, Ali Cater, Stuart Bingham and Rob Walker.
5/8/202331 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Story Of The World Championship

Shabnam Younus-Jewell takes a look back at all the drama, excitement and incidents from the 2023 World Snooker Championship at The Crucible.
5/2/202331 minutes, 59 seconds
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Olivier Marteel: The referee who helps save lives

One of the sport's top officials joins Shabnam Younus-Jewell to talk about being among the best in the business and combining that with his career as a radiology nurse in Belgium.
4/24/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Robert Milkins: 'I've got a lot more self-belief now'

The Welsh Open snooker champion joins Shabnam Younus-Jewell at The Crucible Theatre to chat about how his life and career have turned around dramatically in the past year.
4/17/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Neal Foulds: Crucible memories, Crucible predictions

The top snooker pundit joins Shabnam Younus-Jewell to chat about his own career, his love for cricket and who he think is going to do the business at the World Championship.
4/10/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Gary Wilson: 'Winning has opened doors for me'

The 'Tyneside Terror' tells Shabnam Younus-Jewell why one title isn't enough, the reasons behind some wild haircuts and why his childhood home used to be known as ‘Blockbusters’.
4/3/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Fergal O'Brien: Snooker's record setter

The popular Irishman joins Shabnam Younus-Jewell to look back on the highs and lows of his record-breaking, 32-year career and ponder what his life after snooker might look like.
3/27/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Ashley Carty: Ready for a second chance

The tour returnee tells Shabnam Younus-Jewell how his father's serious illness has made him more determined to make the most of his comeback and how his view on life has changed.
3/20/202327 minutes
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Leo Scullion: "We have the best seat in the house"

The popular referee joins Shabnam Younus-Jewell to reveal the skills required to be a top official, look back on the 2019 world final and talks about his battle with lung cancer.
3/13/202327 minutes
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Joe O'Connor: 'There's no limit, I want to win everything'

The emerging talent joins Shabnam Younus-Jewell to chat about his breakthrough season and how his glittering junior pool career gives him confidence for success in snooker.
3/6/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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John Parris: Making cues for snooker's greats

The man who has spent 40 years making cues for the likes of Alex Higgins, Ronnie O'Sullivan, Steve Davis, Shaun Murphy and dozens of others joins Shabnam Younus-Jewell for a chat.
2/27/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Mickey Chambers: 'The Paralympics is where we want to be'

The disability snooker star and former England amputee football legend joins Shabnam Younus-Jewell to chat about his two careers and his hopes for growing this part of the sport.
2/20/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Ali Carter: The Captain's flying high

The German Masters champ joins Shabnam Younus-Jewell to chat about being back in the winner's circle, his passion for flying and the sustainability of the World Snooker tour.
2/13/202330 minutes, 37 seconds
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Chris Wakelin: "I'm hungry for more"

The Snooker Shoot-Out champion joins Shabnam Younus-Jewell to chat about his breakthrough title, overcoming mental health struggles and his passion for ballroom dancing and chess.
2/6/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Martin O'Donnell: Life on the amateur circuit

The former top-32 player tells Shabnam Younus-Jewell about readjusting to life off the tour, the positives he's taken from it and ambitions for his return to the professional game.
1/30/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Onyee Ng: "It's not only a male sport"

The three-time women's world snooker champion chats with Shabnam Younus-Jewell about how she hopes to improve on the main tour, being a superstar in Hong Kong and her dog, Muffin.
1/23/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Jamie Jones: "I've Come Back Bigger And Stronger"

The world number 32 joins Shabnam Younus-Jewell to talk about how he's overcome a one-year ban from the game in 2018, his passion for running and the health of Welsh snooker.
1/16/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Hazel Irvine: "I’m Endlessly Fascinated By Snooker"

The BBC snooker host joins Shabnam Younus-Jewell at the Masters to share her love for the game, her career and the behind-the-scenes fun she has with Steve Davis and John Parrott.
1/10/202327 minutes
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Chris Henry: Coach To The Stars

The leading snooker and mental coach chats with Shabnam Younus-Jewell about working with the likes of Stephen Hendry, Mark Selby, Peter Ebdon, Shaun Murphy and Jimmy White.
1/2/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Barry Hearn: "Without Snooker I Wouldn't Exist"

Legendary sports promoter Barry Hearn chats with Shabnam Younus-Jewell about his business empire, how he and Steve Davis transformed snooker and why he's rubbish at retirement.
12/26/202236 minutes, 59 seconds
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Ahmed Aly Elsayed: The USA Snooker Pioneer

The man who is set become the United States' first professional snooker player in 2023 chats with Shabnam Younus-Jewell about his journey from Egypt to The Crucible, via Broadway.
12/19/202226 minutes, 59 seconds
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Mark King: Boxing, Gambling and Ice Baths

Essex snooker stalwart Mark King chats with Shabnam Younus-Jewell about his battles with gambling addiction, how he ended up in a boxing ring and how he relaxes in an ice bath.
12/12/202227 minutes
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Luca Brecel: "It's Not About The Trophies For Me"

The Belgian Bullet explains why winning isn't everything for him, why he watches Spanish Netflix, shares the stories behind his tattoos and chats about his love for Hip Hop.
12/5/202226 minutes, 59 seconds
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David Grace: "Snooker can be brutal at times"

Explore the sport of snooker, from its biggest names to sharing stories of the people involved at all levels of the game. With Shabnam Younus-Jewell.
11/28/202227 minutes
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Ken Doherty: Views From The Comm Box and Snazzy Socks

Pundit and 1997 World Champion Ken Doherty chats with Shabnam Younus-Jewell about commentating alongside the greats, his vision for improving the sport and his colourful footwear.
11/21/202226 minutes, 59 seconds
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Rob Walker: Positivity, Grief and Player Nicknames

Snooker MC Rob Walker chats with Shabnam Younus-Jewell about his positive outlook on life, having to deal with grief in the past year and the importance of player introductions.
11/14/202227 minutes
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Tatiana Woollaston: 'I Spend All My Free Time Refereeing'

One of world's top referees joins Shabnam Younus-Jewell to chat about how she juggles her snooker career, being a mum-of-two and her full-time job in the retail sector.
11/7/202227 minutes
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Jason Ferguson: Growing Snooker and Player Wellbeing

The head of snooker's governing body chats with Shabnam Younus-Jewell about why he swapped playing for the boardman, his vision for the sport and supporting those within it.
10/31/202226 minutes, 14 seconds
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Shaun Murphy: Gastric Surgery and Tales From The Quiz Shows

The 2005 snooker World Champion chats with Shabnam Younus-Jewell about his weight loss journey, dealing with social media trolls and his experiences of being on TV quiz shows. Presenter: Shabnam Younus-Jewell. Producers: Glenn Speller and Paul Joslin. Originally broadcast on BBC Essex.
10/24/202226 minutes, 11 seconds
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Stuart Bingham: Essex rivalries and Tik Tok stardom

Essex's 2015 World and 2020 Masters champion chats with Shabnam about his career, life at home and on tour, why Essex is such a hotbed for snooker and his TikTok stardom.
10/13/202225 minutes, 51 seconds