Lance Hardy, a former BBC Sport editor and producer who worked on many sports including snooker, has sadly passed away at the age of 53.
Lance co-wrote the autobiography of Steve Davis, Interesting, in 2016.
Barbara Slater, director of BBC Sport, said: “Lance was a hugely popular figure in sports broadcasting, where he produced such great work over a large range of output.
“He made friends wherever he went through his immense likeability, and so many are grieving for him. We send all our sympathies to his family and all those closest to him.”
WST and WPBSA extend our condolences to to Lance’s family, friends and colleagues.
Read more about Lance here.