More about Tony Green
A former player, who played county darts for Lancashire, he now is the BBC's lead commentator for the annual World Professional Darts Championship staged at the Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green since its inception in 1978. Green was best known as the announcer and co-host of the popular television darts quiz Bullseye.
Before he became a commentator he was a referee too at big tournaments such as the Winmau World Masters and WDF World- and Europe cups. In December 2010, it was announced on the BDO website that Green had been diagnosed with cancer on the tongue and as a result would not be commentating on the forthcoming 2011 Lakeside World Darts Championship. He was back behind the microphone in 2012.