This. Is. Progress.

Back in 2012 a couple of guys, one a comedian and one a comedian's agent, got together and put on a wrestling show for 300 people at The Garage in Highbury. For their second show they were joined by a musical theatre performer and actor and now, 74 'chapter' shows and countless other events later... Continue Reading →

WOS Wrestling: Episode One – 28/07/18

A year and a half ago ITV aired an, at the time, one off special reviving their classic World Of Sport pro-wrestling show in a modern setting. While this featured some good in-ring action from some impressive British talent it was ultimately let down by a production style that seem custom-made to work for no... Continue Reading →

Fight Like A Girl

It's fair to say that, since the heyday of Big Daddy vs Giant Haystacks in the early 1980s, professional wrestling in the U.K. has been a less than mainstream interest. Certainly it's flirted with widespread popularity since then, most notably WWE's 1992 SummerSlam event selling out Wembley Stadium and occasional forays into more mainstream coverage... Continue Reading →

1000 Posts Later…

A little over six years ago I started this blog as a place to archive some of the freelance writing I was doing for different magazines and newspapers, as well a seeing a place for original articles and entries related to my radio work. Now, as I hit 1000 posts, I thought I'd take a... Continue Reading →

Andre The Giant – HBO Documentary

The world of professional wrestling is a mysterious one; part sport, part performance art, part soap opera and part carnival side-show. While it's now led by an international, multi billion dollar organisation, it was made up of many regional enterprises, particularly in North America, and it is this world in which Andre The Giant became... Continue Reading →

NXT TakeOver New Orleans – 07/04/18

The weekend around WWE’s Wrestlemania has, in recent years, become a near week-long celebration of professional wrestling in whichever city is hosting the so-called ‘show of shows’ with independent companies from around the world putting on shows at seemingly every available time and venue. For the last few years WWE themselves has done their best... Continue Reading →

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