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Everybody was Kung Fu Fighting: The Rise of Martial Arts in Britain

Timeshift, Series 12 Episode 9 of 10

Timeshift, the black belt of the archive world, takes a look at the rise of martial arts in Britain. From the early days of bartitsu, through judo and karate to kung fu, Britain has had a long and illustrious involvement with the martial arts. Gold medals have been won, Sherlock Holmes's life has been saved and aftershave has been worn - all thanks to the martial arts.

1 hour

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Sun 24 Feb 2013 22:00

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