Carrie Dunn’s ‘Spandex’ peers behind the British wrestling curtain

It’s really quite fitting that Carrie Dunn’s new book, an exploration of the business of British professional wrestling, is called Spandex. Much more than just a catchy title, the name is actually emblematic of mainstream perception of wrestling as a whole. No matter how much the industry has evolved over the past three decades into the…Read the full article…

The father of British wrestling: Why Big Daddy remains grappling’s biggest ever star

Big Daddy And Giant Haystacks

I was honoured this past week to have been asked by Mirror.co.uk to pen a tribute to Shirley Crabtree, unquestionably the most recognisable face in British wrestling’s history, to be published fifteen years after his death. Commemorating this anniversary, the piece explores Crabtree’s legacy and his impact on wrestling here in the UK. Read the full…Read the full article…