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Live British wrestling: history and resurgence

November 19, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In 1988, after its cancellation on ITV, it seemed that British wrestling had died. Recently, however, there has begun an unlikely resurgence. British wrestling now leads the world; shows sell out in minutes, local athletes are admired worldwide. This Being Human event is a celebration of British professional wrestling; a chance to watch some wrestling and then talk about gimmicks, chair shots, and top rope flips. Whether you have been a fan for forty years or don’t know your hurricanrana from your cobra clutch, you are welcome to come along. Spandex optional!


For event information, please contact Claire Warden at claire.warden@dmu.ac.uk

 

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Details

Date:
November 19
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Event Partners
Attenborough Arts Centre

Venue

Attenborough Arts Centre
Lancaster Rd, Leicester, LE1 7HA East Midlands United Kingdom
Phone:
0116 252 2455
Website:
http://www2.le.ac.uk/hosted/attenborougharts