From backstage controversies to mysterious deaths and unsolved murders, discover the truth behind some of the darkest stories from the golden age of wrestling. Part of True Crime on Channel 4.

Documentaries

Brian Pillman's ground-breaking performance paves the way to his destruction

First shown: Mon 13 Dec 2021 | 42 mins

S3 Ep1: Brian Pillman Part 1

After enduring a horrific car crash, Brian Pillman pushes himself to the brink

First shown: Mon 13 Dec 2021 | 44 mins

S3 Ep2: Brian Pillman Part 2

Nick Gage's road to the top has been marked by a prison sentence and personal tragedies

First shown: Mon 13 Dec 2021 | 42 mins

S3 Ep3: The Ultra-Violence of Nick Gage

A bizarre act of political theatre has wrestlers fighting for their lives in North Korea

First shown: Mon 13 Dec 2021 | 44 mins

S3 Ep4: Collision in Korea

How did an aspiring chiropractor become wrestling's most polarising figure?

First shown: Mon 13 Dec 2021 | 42 mins

S3 Ep5: Becoming Warrior

Jake 'The Snake' and his siblings struggle to reconcile with their past

First shown: Mon 13 Dec 2021 | 42 mins

S3 Ep6: In the Shadow of Grizzly Smith

Violent confrontations outside of the ring destroy the Dynamite Kid's family and legacy

First shown: Mon 13 Dec 2021 | 42 mins

S3 Ep7: The Dynamite Kid

A private flight descends into a nightmare as intoxicated wrestlers clash with their crew

First shown: Mon 27 Dec 2021 | 42 mins

S3 Ep8: The Plane Ride from Hell

Wrestling innovator Chris Kanyon keeps his sexuality a closely guarded secret for decades

First shown: Mon 27 Dec 2021 | 42 mins

S3 Ep9: The Double Life of Chris Kanyon

Onita's spectacular and explosive Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling (FMW) ends in tragedy

First shown: Mon 27 Dec 2021 | 42 mins

S3 Ep10: Blood & Wire: Onita's FMW

Outside of the ring, Johnny K9 leads a biker gang that's implicated in murder

First shown: Mon 27 Dec 2021 | 42 mins

S3 Ep11: Bikers, Bombs & Bedlam: Johnny K9

Luna Vachon grapples with mental health problems while championing women's wrestling

First shown: Mon 27 Dec 2021 | 42 mins

S3 Ep12: The Many Faces of Luna Vachon

Rob Black's Xtreme Pro Wrestling (XPW) implodes when he wages war with federal authorities

First shown: Mon 27 Dec 2021 | 42 mins

S3 Ep13: Extreme & Obscene: Rob Black's XPW

Prosecutors try to prove Vince McMahon is responsible for wrestling's steroid abuse

First shown: Mon 27 Dec 2021 | 42 mins

S3 Ep14: The Steroid Trials

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