Willie Thorne on suicide attempt 'My kids asked - why would you want to leave us?'

Nov 18, 2011, 10:23 AM, Scotland

Big Friday Interview Mr Maximum himself Willie Thorne. These days he's best known as a television commentator and as a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing. But in snooker's 1980s heyday he enjoyed a celebrity lifestyle which unravelled in a gambling addiction that eventually led to a suicide attempt. Willie's written all about his problems in his new books "Taking a Punt on My Life"... ##BBCNolan ##Snooker ##WillieThorne

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