JOIN sniper Mark 'Billy' Billingham for an evening of inspirational stories at Shanklin Theatre on Wednesday.

Styled as the most experienced, highest-ranking, most decorated SAS leader and sniper on TV, he promises an exciting evening.

Billy's speaking tour gives an opportunity for the audience to participate in a Q&A session.

Highlights from his career include serving in the Parachute Regiment from 1983 to 1991, and joining the elite special forces SAS in 1991 in Mountain Troop.

He displayed expert skills for planning, executing strategies, and training in Iraq, Afghanistan, South America, and Africa.

He also led numerous hostage rescues, as well as counter terrorism, and acted as a patrol medic and trauma life support agent for five hospital attachments.

He is highly decorated, including the Queen’s Commendation for Bravery, and an MBE.

Additionally, he has been a bodyguard to Brad Pitt, Angelia Jolie, Russell Crowe, Sir Michael Caine, Tom Cruise, Kate Moss, and many others.

He is also on C4’s popular SAS: Who Dares Wins, and is currently filming series five.