ITV wrestling listings

Greetings Grapple FansThis site is an ongoing project to list all the matches aired by ITV between its first airing in 1955, and 1988 when Greg Dyke cancelled British wrestling broadcasts. The listings are taken from sources including the TV Times and include match descriptions where originally listed plus results where available.

1955 1956 1957 1958 1959

1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969

1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979

1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988


Post-1988 wrestling on ITV

British wrestling on other channels

Listings for 'World of Sport' reruns on The Wrestling Channel

Listings for 'World of Sport' reruns on Men & Movies (Excel document)

We also have:

Articles from the TV Times that mention wrestling.

Details of wrestlers who used more than one ring name

A list of FA Cup Final day spectacular line-ups

An overview timline on British wrestling broadcast schedules on ITV

Details of wrestling championships during the ITV years

Details of viewing figures and TV ratings for British wrestling

Links to other sites

Important note: We cannot supply tapes of any of the shows listed on this site. However, many matches from the archives were shown on TWC Fight (Sky channel 427), which aired five hours of classic British wrestling each week.

You may be interested in the Kindle e-book Greetings Grapple Fans, which covers British wrestling past and present.

You can now search the listings, for example for a particular wrestler or venue.

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Thanks to: John Lister, Martin Wickham, Kenny McBride, Oldtimer Tony, Rob Cope, Ray Plunkett, Martin Oliver, Peter Hughes, Martin Greaves, Eddie Hatt, Simon Coward, Adam Gill and Ron Harrison.

Please e-mail any corrections, additions or suggestions. This site was last updated on 23/4/12.