Stage combat can be difficult. There’s a fine line between keeping it safe and making it realistic. I have personal experience of what can go wrong having received a broken finger in a sword fight against Michael Wrate (before he says anything – yes, it was my fault).
So, for the As You Like It wrestling match we engaged the services of someone with proper stage combat qualifications to give us some ideas. See Ben’s previous post for more details.
To see the final outcome you’ll be eager to buy tickets, but here’s a little taster:
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