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  • 6. Red Domino

    When the Ginger Ninja finds his biggest opponent is making more money than him outside the ring, he's tempted to bet everything on the outcome of one match. But this time, there's not just his title and reputation on the line but his best friend, Damo.Wrestling with The Champ is written, performed and produced by Ant McGinley & Damien St John. This episode features all the voice talent we knew who had names starting with the letter E - Edy Hurst, Edward Adoo, Esther Dunn, as well as Nigel Franklin and Mr Rizz himself, the one and only Ian Skinner.Music featured in this episode appears under Creative Commons attribution 4.0 licence and includes the following tracks from Kevin MacLeod ( Dangerous, The House Of Leaves, Magic Escape Room, Take The Lead, Hidden Agenda, EDM Detection Mode, Deep & Dirty, Screen Save & Voxel Revolution, Anxious Heartbeat - OpenMusicList, Drive Breakbeat - Rockot, Tense Sad Piano - Ashot Danielyan, Sensual Jazz - Grand Project, Voltage - Fato Shadow, Last Days - Pump the Mind, The Blade - Grand Project.
  • 4. Smiledriver (Live from Edinburgh)

    Imagine that Paddington Bear was a 7-foot-tall, angry wrestler. Imagine him taking on the Ginger Ninja as he attempts to save his reputation after being cancelled. Imagine you're in the basement of a fast food joint watching it all unfold. Settle in, press play, and enjoy the performance that hundreds of reviewers from The Scotsman, The Guardian, Empire Magazine and others failed to see. Written by and produced by and starring Ant McGinley and Damien St John. With cameos from Cultaholic's Tom Campbell as himself and UK wrestler VooDoo as Tyson Furry. Music appears under Creative Commons 4.0 attribution including Kevin MacLeod - Firebrand
  • Mystery Episode

    Here's an early Christmas present for all you Champaholics! Don't forget to come and see us live at the Leicester Comedy Festival on February 24th 2024. Tickets are FREE! Reserve yours now right here
  • 3. WrestleDreaming (Sleeping Booty)

    Ever wondered what it would feel like to step into the ring with the Ginger Ninja? Stop fantasising and start WrestleDreaming. Close your eyes and let the good times roll... This episode was written and produced by, and starred, Ant McGinley and Damien St John. See us live at the Leicester Comedy Festival, on February 24th at LCB Depot. Free tickets! See website. to book.Music featured includes NaturesEye - Frequency Of Sleep Meditation, AlexiAction - Abstract World, AlexiAction - Rock The Party, Ashot Danielyan - Mysterious Celesta, Music_For_Videos - Relaxing, Zane Little Music - Hallow Quest and some stuff from Music promoted by Creative Commons / Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
  • 2. Andrew the Giant

    In a long-lost interview recorded before his death in 2002, the man mountain from Oldham AKA Andrew the Giant, reveals his favourite match of all time. Hear from the largest competitor to ever compete in the PWF in our biggest episode yet! Starring (in alphabetical order): Ant McGinley, Bay Salveson, Charles Commins, Che Burnley, Damien St John, Lindsey Sykora, Marc Farquar, Max Hulme and Sean Allsop. Shop the latest WWE merchandise with FREE SHIPPING when you visit Any similarities in this episode to any person, living or dead, are purely coincidental.
  • It's All Gravy (Patreon Preview)

    In this Patreon preview, Ant reveals what wrestling in gravy was really like, and we discuss the sheer amount of global media coverage The Champ has received from the likes of CNN, Daily Mail, Metro UK, Reuters and BBC Radio 5 Live. Plus, Damo discusses plans for the Leicester Comedy Festival 2024 and we play you a never-before-heard clip from the archives featuring our dear friend, Charles Commins AKA Affray. Unlock the full episode now by hitting the link in the description or by visiting our website.
  • 1. Terror of The Timekeeper

    When a strange anomaly enters Earth's atmosphere, it threatens to wipe out every living creature in its path. In a race against time, can the Ginger Ninja save humanity, or will he spend his time eating free tacos? This episode features Ant McGinley, Ciaran Saward, Damien St John Scott Lawson. Music is licensed under CC-0. To hear more of The Champ's adventures completely ad-free, become a patron. Sign up now on our website or find us on socials.
  • 11. Fringe Benefits

    Recorded during the Edinburgh Fringe run, Ant and Damo introduce you to their live show for 2023, Smiledriver. Plus, the lads share thoughts on the festival so far, and reveal what surprising item a Moldovan taxi driver placed in their hands. They also point you in the direction of some top comedians you should check out on socials, in podcasts and in shows near you soon. Get exclusive content every month on Patreon at