Walk Like A Panther Trailer. A group of 1980s wrestlers are forced to don the lycra one last time when their beloved local pub is threatened with closure.
This is how it goes
From the mid 70’s to the late 80’s, at four o’ clock each Saturday afternoon, every class of great British household would come together as one. The nation unified in their support of great and fearsome warriors. Many were loved, few were loathed – all were heroes. British wrestling took place in a world where only the strongest survived. To survive you had to ‘Walk Like A Panther’.
Sadly, those days are long gone…until now.
Set in present day Yorkshire a band of brothers and sisters will squeeze into their leotards for one final rumble. They are dealing with the highs and lows of life through the Boston Crab and Half Nelson. The wrestlers will fight to find themselves, one another and save their community.
Mark Bolton has lived his life dreaming of being a wrestler. He wants to follow in his father’s footsteps. Trevor Bulldog Bolton a British Champion and leader of The Panthers. At 16 years old, Mark got his shot but on the day Son of Bulldog was due to make his debut, wrestling on TV was cancelled.
Local promoter, Popsy Wilson Jnr, persuades The Panthers to reform for a one-off bout. But decades of pies and pints have taken their toll. When the pub is threatened with closure, The Panthers and their community come together re-learn their moves. They need to re-tailor their outfits to fight the establishment, save the pub, save the village and Walk Like Panthers once more.
Director: Dan Cadon
Cast: Stephen Graham, Dave Johns, Jill Halfpenny
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