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Kung Fu

In Living Memory, Series 15 Episode 4 of 4

28 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 22 February 2012

In 1973, the martial arts classic movie Enter the Dragon premiered in New York and around the world. In the UK, the films release marked the beginning of an explosion in demand for martial arts classes. Jolyon Jenkins meets those caught up in the kung fu craze of the mid-1970's and discovers that not everyone was looking for Shaolin self-control and spiritual enlightenment.


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