A former darts player, he refereed many of the televised games during the 1970s.
Since the mid-1980s, has commentated annually for BBC television on the BDO version of the World Professional Darts Championship.
Became a household name as Jim Bowen's sidekick on the popular British darts quiz, Bullseye (1981). Participants were invited to "listen to Tony" as he guided them through the various dart-throwing segments of the game. Among his many catchwords were "Just settle in", "Take your time" and "Careful, you're rushing".
Former chairman of the International Darts Players' Association.