Willie Thorne is the current World Seniors Snooker Champion. His playing career has been showered with success, with a total of 14 tournament victories worldwide “The Great WT”, as he is affectionately known, was a regular in the Top 16 World Ranking players for well over a decade. Willie is the World Record holder of the highest number of 147 breaks in the history of snooker (190) earning him the nickname “Mr Maximum”.
Mr Maximum is well known as a TV Celebrity with numerous appearances, Willie also hosted 16 shows for Sky TV called Cue Masters. Willie is now a TV commentator for all the major snooker championships, on Sky TV, ITV and BBC, maintaining his status as a household name.
Willie Thorne has few peers in British Sport. Due to Willie’s vast experience of TV appearances and presenting, combined with his instantly recognisable features, Mr Maximum has established himself as one of theUK’s leading after dinner speakers, auctioneer, host and MC.