DOCUMENTARIES

 

This section contains documentaries, interviews, television features and various other items featuring British wrestlers, compiled from various sources.

 

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 1
1. Game For A Laugh (Mick McManus, Ray Steele & Simon Hurst)
2. ITV Wrestling, The Final Bell – 1955-1988
3. The Wigan Hold (amateur wrestling documentary)
4. Danny Collins on breakfast TV
5. Everything Stopped At Four O’Clock
6. FWA On The Ropes

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 2
1. Robbie Brookside Video Diaries
2. Keith Myatt Documentary
3. This Is Your Life – Big Daddy
4. The Big Time (Keith Rawlinson trains to become a professional wrestler)

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 3
1. Big Daddy on What’s My Line
2. Big Daddy on Tiswas (inc highlights of Daddy & Ringo Rigby vs. John Quinn & Rollerball Rocco)
3. Giant Haystacks on the Paul Squire Show
4. Klondyke Brothers – Bill & Jake documentary
5. Count Bartelli Of Crewe documentary
6. Family Confidential – Sweet Saraya & the Knights
7. Banger Walsh Millionaires documentary

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 4
1. Interview with Peter Blake, Lloyd Ryan & Kendo Nagasaki
2. Klondyke Kate on The Time, The Place
3. Coronation Street 1964 – featuring Ian Campbell, Chic Purvey & Terry Nylands
4. Choke Slam with Ian McMillan – All Star Wrestling documentary (part one)
5. Choke Slam with Ian McMillan – All Star Wrestling documentary (part two)
6. Robbie Brookside interview

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 5
1. Sky Sports’ Classic Wrestling series from 1998, featuring various highlights of old matches, along with interviews with Pat Roach, Sid Cooper, Bobby Barnes, Brian Maxine, Mick McManus and more

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 6
1. Sky Sports’ Classic Wrestling
2. Billy Robinson documentary, including training footage
3. Andy Flyer local news feature
4. Kendo Nagasaki & Lloyd Ryan on the Danny Baker Show
5. The Wrestling Game (1962) – includes various highlights
6. Reslo Strength Challenge
7. Orig Williams & Boston Blackie train Bryn Fon

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 7
1. Faking It – ballet dancer Kasper Cornish trains with NWA-UK Hammerlock
2. Blunt – Channel 4 documentary with Jody Fleisch & Johnny Storm
3. Kendo Nagasaki on Gamesmaster
4. Footage from the British Wrestling Reunion in South Darenth, Kent
5. Interview with Simon Garfield
6. Brian Glover feature
7. Ricky Knight & Sweet Saraya appear on Kilroy
8. British Ladies' Title Eliminator footage from 1988
9. Danny Collins vs. Rollerball Rocco local news feature
10. News feature on ‘grappling granny’ Blanche LeCrass (Danny Collins vs. Mike Bennett highlights)
11. Danny Baker feature on wrestling vs. opera in Battersea
12. News feature on landlady and wrestling fan Esme Osbourne
13. Various television clips of Giant Haystacks

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 8
1. The Best Of ITV Wrestling
2. The Best Of ITV Wrestling A-Z

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 9
1. Sweet Saraya shoot interview
2. Ricky Knight shoot interview

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 10
1. Gentleman’s Choice – Chris Adams documentary (2008)

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 11
1. Ritchie Brooks & Tarzan Boy Darren coach at a training school in America
2. Camcorder footage from various British Wrestling Reunions in Kent and Ellesmere Port
 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 12
1. Doug Williams shoot interview

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 13
1. Chris Adams shoot interview (2000)

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 14
1. Adrian Street shoot interview

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 15
1. PN News (AKA American Avalanche / Cannonball Grizzly) shoot interview

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 16
1. Steve Regal shoot interview
2. Steve Regal & Torrie Wilson Q & A session from the Birmingham NEC (2005)

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 17
1. Lloyd Ryan 2001 Q & A session, featuring Kendo Nagasaki appearance
2. Images Of Nagasaki documentary

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 18
1. Hammerlock Wrestling 1996 Q & A session
2. Sky Sports’ Time Of Our Lives, Grapple Greats, featuring Mick McManus, Rollerball Rocco & Banger Walsh
3. The One Show feature on British wrestling, featuring Wayne Bridges, Jon Ritchie, Frank Rimer and more
4. Les Dawson wrestling skit, featuring Steve Veidor
5. Short documentary on Karl Kramer
6. Short documentary on Robbie Brookside

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 19
1. Stevie Knight shoot interview

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 20
1. Steve Lynskey shoot interview

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 21
1. Blackpool Pleasure Beach challenges (featuring Ritchie Brooks, Tarzan Boy Darren, Jamaica George, Steve Regal, Drew McDonald, Shak Khan & PN News)
2. ‘Before They Were Famous’ feature on Steve Regal
3. Sky Sports feature on the Hammerlock School of Wrestling (1995)
4. Clips of Klondyke Kate in a TV drama
5. Documentary on female wrestler Amazon Sam
6. Clips from The Wild Bunch

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 22

1.      The Fit Finlays – documentary about Dave Finlay Sr and Jr

2.      Justin Lee Collins – The Wrestler

3.      Local news feature on Pete Collins’ training school

4.      Big Breakfast feature on west country promoter Mad Eli

5.      Raging Belles documentary featuring Klondyke Kate, Nicky Monroe, Bobby Baron, Johnny South and others

6.      Local news feature on Jackie Pallo’s WAW promotion, featuring Pallo, Young Adonis and Mad Eli

7.      Short documentary feature on Mad Eli’s life

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 23

1.      Rumble (6 episodes) – 1995 BBC wrestling sitcom starring Brian Glover and Lesley Joseph, amongst others

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 24

1.      Orig Williams documentary (2011)

2.      This Is Your Life – Jackie Pallo (1973)

3.      Meridian local news report on the British Wrestlers’ Reunion (2011)

4.      Did You See – British wrestling feature (1988)

5.      Kendo Nagasaki on The Funny Side (1987)

6.      World Of Wrestling – short comedy film (2007)

7.      Pathe News feature on wrestling vicar Reg Thompson

8.      Alan Kilby feature on See Hear (2005)

9.      Short news feature on Masambula’s career ending injury (1980)

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 25

1.      Dave Finlay shoot interview

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 26

1.      Wrestlemaniax – ITV documentary following Gary Steele’s trip to the USA (circa 1998)

2.      The Wrestlers, Fighting With My Family – Channel 4 documentary following the Knight family (2012)

3.      Pinfall – independent documentary following a young wrestler’s attempts to make it in the UK (2011)

4.      Big Daddy on the Runaround Christmas special (1980)

5.      Big Daddy on Jim’ll Fix It (1980s)

6.      Pat Roach wrestles Mr Blobby (1990s)

7.      Pat Roach throws for charity on Bullseye (6/1/1985)

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 27

1.      Dave Taylor shoot interview, including matches against Tracy Smothers and Claudio Castagnoli

2.      Short Dave Finlay shoot interview

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 28

1.      FWA Frontiers Of Honour Fanslam Q & A session

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 29

1.      FWA Vendetta Fanslam Q & A session

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 30

1.      Timeshift – When Wrestling Was Golden – BBC4 Documentary about British Wrestling’s glory years (2012)

2.      Send In The Girls – The Wild Bunch – ITV Screenplay featuring Giant Haystacks, Kendo Nagasaki, Brian Maxine, Jim Breaks, Brian Crabtree, Brian Glover, Banger Walsh and others (1978)

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 31

1.      Dynamite Kid documentary – part 1

2.      Lots of extras, including stories and interviews with many wrestlers

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 32

1.      Dynamite Kid documentary – part 2

2.      Lots more interviews and other extras

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 33

1.      Supermen – A Story Of British Wrestlers

2.      Prince Devitt documentary

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 34

1.      Hercules The Human Bear – Andy Robin & Hercules documentary

2.      The British Wrestler – documentary featuring Grado

3.      Mad For It, A Wrestling Memoir – short documentary about West Country promoter and superfan Mad Eli

4.      Gloucester Supershow Wrestling – short feature about Superstars Of Wrestling, based in Gloucestershire

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 35

1.      William Regal shoot interview (2015)

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 36

1.      ‘Talk Is Jericho’ audio interview with William Regal (2015)

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 37

1.      ‘Steve Austin Show’ audio interview with William Regal (2014)

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 38

1.      ‘Wrestlecast’ audio interview with William Regal (2007)

2.      William Regal audio interview (April 2013)

3.      William Regal audio interview (March 2014)

4.      Dave Finlay interview (2015)

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 39

1.      ‘Talk Is Jericho’ audio interview with Robbie Brookside (2015)

2.      ‘Art Of Wrestling’ podcast with James Mason (2015)

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 40

1.      Paul Burchill shoot interview (2005)

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 41 (2 DVD SET)

1.      Alex Shane shoot interview (Circa 2009)

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 42

1.      Wrestling With Life – Sweet Saraya interview (2014)

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 43

1.      Wrestling With Life – The Knight family interview (2014)

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 44

1.      Alex Shane interview (2010)

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 45

1.      ‘Art Of Wrestling’ podcast with Dave Taylor

2.      ‘Art Of Wrestling’ podcast with Johnny Saint

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 46

1.      ‘Art Of Wrestling’ podcast with Sweet Saraya

2.      ‘Art Of Wrestling’ podcast with Alex Shane

3.      ‘Art Of Wrestling’ podcast with Pac

 

BRITISH WRESTLING DOCUMENTARIES VOL 47

1.      ‘Art Of Wrestling’ podcast with Drew McIntyre

2.      ‘Art Of Wrestling’ podcast with Nick Aldis