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Pat Roach

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Francis Patrick Roach (19 May 1937 – 17 July 2004) was an English actor, professional wrestler and author. [1]

74 relations: A Clockwork Orange (film), Alan Rickman, Atlas (mythology), Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, Barry Lyndon, Birmingham, Birmingham Bulls (American football), Brigitte Nielsen, British Heavyweight Championship, British Newspaper Archive, Bromsgrove, Chicago Tribune, Clash of the Titans (1981 film), Conan the Destroyer, Darth Vader, Edgar Evans, Egypt, Erdington, Esophageal cancer, European Heavyweight Championship, George Lucas, Gestapo, Greek mythology, Head and neck cancer, Health club, Heartbeat (UK TV series), Heel (professional wrestling), Hephaestus, Igor Jijikine, Indiana Jones (franchise), Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Jack Solomons, Kull the Conqueror, Laurence Olivier, Little John, Mick McManus (wrestler), Nepal, Never Say Never Again, Paramount Pictures, Perseus, Professional wrestling, Professional wrestling in the United Kingdom, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Red Sonja (film), Rising Damp (film), Robert Falcon Scott, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Ryan O'Neal, ..., Saltley, Scrap, Sean Connery, Sherpa people, South Pole, Stanley Kubrick, Star Wars (film), Steven Spielberg, The Big Man, The Daily Telegraph, The Last Place on Earth, The Monster Club, The Portrait of a Lady (film), The Return of the Musketeers, The Storyteller (TV series), The Zany Adventures of Robin Hood, Thoth-Amon, Unidentified Flying Oddball, Warwickshire, West Country, White British, Willow (film), Wings of Fame, Worcestershire. Expand index (24 more) »

A Clockwork Orange (film)

A Clockwork Orange is a 1971 dystopian crime film adapted, produced, and directed by Stanley Kubrick, based on Anthony Burgess's 1962 novel of the same name.

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Alan Rickman

Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman (21 February 1946 – 14 January 2016) was an English actor and director known for playing a variety of roles on stage, television and film.

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Atlas (mythology)

In Greek mythology, Atlas (Ἄτλας, Átlas) was a Titan condemned to hold up the sky for eternity after the Titanomachy.

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Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet is a British comedy-drama series about seven English migrant construction workers who leave the UK to search for employment overseas.

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Barry Lyndon

Barry Lyndon is a 1975 British-American period drama film by Stanley Kubrick, based on the 1844 novel The Luck of Barry Lyndon by William Makepeace Thackeray.

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Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Birmingham Bulls (American football)

The Birmingham Bulls are an American football team based in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

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Brigitte Nielsen

Brigitte Nielsen (born Gitte Nielsen; 15 July 1963) is a Danish actress, model, singer and reality television personality who began her career modeling for Greg Gorman and Helmut Newton and several years later acted in the 1985 films Red Sonja and Rocky IV.

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British Heavyweight Championship

The British Heavyweight Championship is a top British wrestling championship found throughout the country's circuit.

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British Newspaper Archive

The British Newspaper Archive web site provides access to searchable digitised archives of British newspapers.

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Bromsgrove is a town in Worcestershire, England.

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Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.

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Clash of the Titans (1981 film)

Clash of the Titans is a 1981 British-American heroic fantasy adventure film directed by Desmond Davis and written by Beverley Cross which retells the Greek mythological story of Perseus.

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Conan the Destroyer

Conan the Destroyer is a 1984 American fantasy adventure film directed by Richard Fleischer, the sequel to Conan the Barbarian. It stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Mako Iwamatsu reprising their roles as Conan and Akiro the wizard, respectively, alongside Grace Jones, Wilt Chamberlain, Tracey Walter, Sarah Douglas, and Olivia d'Abo.

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Darth Vader

Darth Vader (birth name Anakin Skywalker) is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise.

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Edgar Evans

Petty Officer Edgar Evans (7 March 1876 – 17 February 1912) was a member of the "Polar Party" in Robert Falcon Scott's ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition to the South Pole in 1911–1912.

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Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

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Erdington is a suburb and ward of Birmingham that is historically part of Warwickshire.

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Esophageal cancer

Esophageal cancer is cancer arising from the esophagus—the food pipe that runs between the throat and the stomach.

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European Heavyweight Championship

The European Heavyweight Championship is a name used for various top titles competed for throughout the European professional wrestling circuit.

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George Lucas

George Walton Lucas Jr. (born May 14, 1944) is an American filmmaker and entrepreneur.

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The Gestapo, abbreviation of Geheime Staatspolizei (Secret State Police), was the official secret police of Nazi Germany and German-occupied Europe.

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Greek mythology

Greek mythology is the body of myths and teachings that belong to the ancient Greeks, concerning their gods and heroes, the nature of the world, and the origins and significance of their own cult and ritual practices.

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Head and neck cancer

Head and neck cancer is a group of cancers that starts in the mouth, nose, throat, larynx, sinuses, or salivary glands.

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Health club

A health club (also known as a fitness club, fitness centre, health spa, and commonly referred to as a gym) is a place that houses exercise equipment for the purpose of physical exercise.

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Heartbeat (UK TV series)

Heartbeat is a British police drama series set in 1960s North Riding of Yorkshire based on the "Constable" series of novels written by ex-policeman Peter N Walker, under the pseudonym Nicholas Rhea, and broadcast on ITV in 18 series between 1992 and 2010.

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Heel (professional wrestling)

In professional wrestling, a heel (also known as a rudo in lucha libre) is a wrestler who portrays a villain or a "bad guy" and acts as an antagonist.

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Hephaestus (eight spellings; Ἥφαιστος Hēphaistos) is the Greek god of blacksmiths, metalworking, carpenters, craftsmen, artisans, sculptors, metallurgy, fire, and volcanoes.

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Igor Jijikine

Igor Vitalievich Jijikine (Russian: И́горь Вита́льевич Жижи́кин; born 8 October 1965) is a Russian actor working in Los Angeles and Moscow.

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Indiana Jones (franchise)

Indiana Jones is an American media franchise based on the adventures of Dr. Henry Walton "Indiana" Jones, Jr., a fictional professor of archaeology.

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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull is a 2008 American action-adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg and the fourth installment in the ''Indiana Jones'' series.

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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade is a 1989 American action-adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, from a story co-written by executive producer George Lucas.

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom is a 1984 American action-adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg.

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Jack Solomons

Israel Jacob Solomons (8 December 1902 – 9 December 1979), known as Jack Solomons, was a British boxing promoter who has been called "one of the greatest boxing promoters in history" and "England's greatest boxing impresario".

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Kull the Conqueror

Kull the Conqueror is a 1997 fantasy film about the Robert E. Howard character Kull starring Kevin Sorbo.

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Laurence Olivier

Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, (22 May 1907 – 11 July 1989) was an English actor and director who, along with his contemporaries Ralph Richardson and John Gielgud, dominated the British stage of the mid-20th century.

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Little John

Little John is a legendary outlaw associated with Robin Hood.

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Mick McManus (wrestler)

Mick McManus (born William George Matthews; 11 January 1920 – 22 May 2013) was an English professional wrestler.

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Nepal (नेपाल), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal (सङ्घीय लोकतान्त्रिक गणतन्त्र नेपाल), is a landlocked country in South Asia located mainly in the Himalayas but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain.

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Never Say Never Again

Never Say Never Again is a 1983 American spy film starring Sean Connery, directed by Irvin Kershner, produced by Jack Schwartzman, and written by Lorenzo Semple Jr. with uncredited additional co-writers Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, from a story by Kevin McClory, Jack Whittingham, and Ian Fleming.

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Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures Corporation (also known simply as Paramount) is an American film studio based in Hollywood, California, that has been a subsidiary of the American media conglomerate Viacom since 1994.

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In Greek mythology, Perseus (Περσεύς) is the legendary founder of Mycenae and of the Perseid dynasty, who, alongside Cadmus and Bellerophon, was the greatest Greek hero and slayer of monsters before the days of Heracles.

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Professional wrestling

Professional wrestling (often shortened to pro wrestling or simply wrestling) is a form of sports entertainment which combines athletics with theatrical performance.

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Professional wrestling in the United Kingdom

Professional wrestling in the United Kingdom spans over one hundred years but became popular when the then new independent television network ITV began showing it in 1955, firstly on Saturday afternoons and then also in a late-night midweek slot.

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Raiders of the Lost Ark

Raiders of the Lost Ark (also known as Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark) is a 1981 American action adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, written by Lawrence Kasdan from a story by George Lucas and Philip Kaufman.

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Red Sonja (film)

Red Sonja is a 1985 Dutch-American sword and sorcery action film directed by Richard Fleischer.

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Rising Damp (film)

Rising Damp is a 1980 comedy film based on the British situation comedy Rising Damp, which aired on ITV from 1974 to 1978.

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Robert Falcon Scott

Captain Robert Falcon Scott, (6 June 1868 – 29 March 1912) was a British Royal Navy officer and explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions: the Discovery Expedition (1901–1904) and the ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition (1910–1913).

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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves is a 1991 American romantic action adventure film, based on the English folk tale of Robin Hood which originated in the 15th century.

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Ryan O'Neal

Charles Patrick Ryan O'Neal (born April 20, 1941) is an American actor and former boxer.

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Saltley is an inner-city area of Birmingham, east of the city centre.

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Scrap consists of recyclable materials left over from product manufacturing and consumption, such as parts of vehicles, building supplies, and surplus materials.

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Sean Connery

Sir Thomas Sean Connery (born 25 August 1930) is a retired Scottish actor and producer who has won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards (one of them being a BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award) and three Golden Globes (including the Cecil B. DeMille Award and a Henrietta Award).

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Sherpa people

Sherpa is one of the major ethnic groups native to the most mountainous regions of Nepal, as well as certain areas of China, Bhutan, India, and the Himalayas.

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South Pole

The South Pole, also known as the Geographic South Pole or Terrestrial South Pole, is one of the two points where the Earth's axis of rotation intersects its surface.

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Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick (July 26, 1928 – March 7, 1999) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.

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Star Wars (film)

Star Wars (later retitled Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope) is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas.

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Steven Spielberg

Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946) is an American filmmaker.

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The Big Man

The Big Man (US title: Crossing the Line) is a 1990 feature film.

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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.

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The Last Place on Earth

The Last Place on Earth is a 1985 Central Television seven-part serial, written by Trevor Griffiths based on the book Scott and Amundsen by Roland Huntford.

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The Monster Club

The Monster Club is a 1981 British horror film directed by Roy Ward Baker and starring Vincent Price and John Carradine.

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The Portrait of a Lady (film)

The Portrait of a Lady is a 1996 film adaptation of Henry James's novel The Portrait of a Lady directed by Jane Campion.

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The Return of the Musketeers

The Return of the Musketeers is a 1989 film adaptation loosely based on the novel Twenty Years After (1845) by Alexandre Dumas.

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The Storyteller (TV series)

The StoryTeller is a British live-action/puppet television series that originally aired in 1987 and which was created and executively produced by Jim Henson.

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The Zany Adventures of Robin Hood

The Zany Adventures of Robin Hood (1984) is a parody film of the story of Robin Hood.

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Thoth-Amon (also spelled Thoth-amon) is a fictional character created by Robert E. Howard.

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Unidentified Flying Oddball

Unidentified Flying Oddball (also known as The Spaceman and King Arthur and A Spaceman in King Arthur's Court) is a 1979 film adaptation of Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, directed by Russ Mayberry and produced by Walt Disney Productions.

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Warwickshire (abbreviated Warks) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.

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West Country

The West Country is a loosely defined area of south western England.

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White British

White British is an ethnicity classification used in the 2011 United Kingdom Census.

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Willow (film)

Willow is a 1988 American high fantasy film directed by Ron Howard, produced and with a story by George Lucas, and starring Warwick Davis, Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Jean Marsh, and Billy Barty.

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Wings of Fame

Wings of Fame is a 1990 Dutch English-language comedy fantasy film (released in the UK on 26 April 1991) directed by Otakar Votocek and starring Peter O'Toole, Colin Firth, Marie Trintignant, Andréa Ferréol and Robert Stephens.

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Worcestershire (written abbreviation: Worcs) is a county in the West Midlands of England.

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