Everyone Gets Fifteen Quid: The True Story of Darts Champion
Shayne Burgess was born near Hastings in 1964. All he ever wanted to do was play darts. At the peak of his career, he went on to become World Number Three.
Like many in his era, he found himself embroiled in The Split, which rocked the darts world in 1993 and changed the game forever. His story, however, is like nobody else’s. From smuggling cigarettes to eating roadkill, life on the road meant living in the back of a campervan. Mixing it with the greats of the game, but often down to his last penny, this is the true story of what it is like to play professional darts.
What goes on tour no longer stays on tour…