5 episodes

Mark Andrews speaks to some of the biggest names in the wrestling business about why they love it. With Edge, Triple H, Charlotte Flair, Shawn Michaels, David Arquette and more.

Mark Andrews: My Love Letter to Wrestling BBC

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 19 Ratings

Mark Andrews speaks to some of the biggest names in the wrestling business about why they love it. With Edge, Triple H, Charlotte Flair, Shawn Michaels, David Arquette and more.

    'Why I Love Wrestling'

    'Why I Love Wrestling'

    Could Mark ever give up wrestling, and why does it mean so much to him? This final episode is all about the journey; is it worth all the hours travelling, is it worth all the injuries? And - is the ‘tough guy’ persona a thing of the past?

    Featuring Paige, Kurt Angle, Big E, Tegan Nox, David Arquette and more.

    • 51 min
    What makes a good wrestling match?

    What makes a good wrestling match?

    Mark is joined by ‘Flash Morgan’ Webster to discuss the art of wrestling. What’s it like walking to the ring, what makes a good rivalry, and how do you tell a good story without uttering a single word?
    What makes you remember a wrestling match? Is it about the technical brilliance, or is it fundamentally all about ‘moments’?
    Featuring Edge, Charlotte Flair, William Regal, Cara Noir and many more.

    • 43 min
    What’s next?

    What’s next?

    Mark tells the story of the first show put on by Attack Pro-Wrestling, a show that means everything to him. We also look ahead to wrestling’s future.
    Two of the biggest names in wrestling right now, Adam Cole and Pete Dunne catch up with Mark, and he discusses how wrestling moves on from the ‘Speaking Out’ movement with Kay Lee Ray, Labour MP Alex Davies-Jones and Nikki Cross.

    • 46 min
    The Art of the Outcast

    The Art of the Outcast

    Wrestling is fake, right? There’s more to it than that, so much more. Mark delves in to wrestling’s relationship with its fans and discusses why wrestling can offer sanctuary, and even identity to people. Featuring Triple H, Cody Rhodes, Ruby Riot, Drake Maverick and more.

    • 37 min
    'Wrestling: Where to start?’

    'Wrestling: Where to start?’

    Why are so many people obsessed with wrestling? Mark Andrews is a 29-year-old wrestler from Cardiff, South Wales, and wrestling is his life. In this series you'll hear Mark talking to some of the very biggest names in the sport, including those from his native Wales.

    In part one we hear from Edge, HHH, Shawn Michaels, Charlotte Flair, Drew McIntyre, Kofi Kingston, Tegan Nox and also wrestling superfan BBC Radio 1's Greg James, who all explain why they love the sport and how they 'found it'. We'll also hear about the very beginnings of Mark's journey to wrestling superstardom as he heads home to reminisce with his mum and dad.

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

D.J. Howard ,

Brilliant podcast

Such a brilliant, informative & insightful first episode of Mark Andrews BBC #MyLoveLetterToWrestling podcast 🤼‍♀️🤼‍♂️ 🎙 looking forward to hearing more 🙂👍👏 Music by Junior 🎶

A!anP ,

Best podcast of 2021 for sure!

I am absolutely loving this series. Featuring interviews with true wrestling royalty. Speaking with openness and honesty about what wrestling means to them and their families.

Presented and produced with so much passion and warmth. This is the best podcast I have listened to in ages.

I would highly recommend for wrestling fans or anyone who wants be entertained!

charlottelouloutwo ,

Great!

Although I’m not a massive wrestling fan this podcast brought it to life! Looking forward to the next one

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