Joe Johnson snooker champion on BBC2′s Eggheads

Joe Johnson, Hamilton Management’s snooker world champion client takes part in a celebrity special Eggheads tonight (17th December) on BBC2.

Dermot Murnaghan hosts a celebrity special of the show where every day a new team of challengers take on probably the greatest quiz team in Britain.

The Eggheads are made up of some of the country’s top quiz champions, including Mastermind Champion of Champions, Pat Gibson; 15 to 1 winner Daphne Fowler; Millionaire winner Judith Keppel; Tremendous Knowledge Dave Rainford; winner of Are You An Egghead?, Barry Simmons; International Mastermind winner Chris Hughes and four times world quiz champion, Kevin Ashman.

Can a team of sporting greats featuring John Virgo, Rodney Marsh, Matthew Hoggard, David Fairclough and Joe Johnson triumph over the general knowledge Goliaths and win the cash prize for their charity.

Joe Johnson is a snooker legend, he became the World Champion in 1986 and nearly won again the folowing year in a tense final. He remains an instantly recogniseable face in the game today with countless other victories under his belt to include the Scottish Masters and European Grand Prix. In addition to Legends tour events and TV commentary, Joe Johnson owns  several snooker clubs in his home county of Yorkshire,within these venues he runs a coaching academy. Today he remains a global ambassador for the sport.

For a preview of the show visit http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p012cyjj

For show broadcast details please visit http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01pj17k