James' grandad, Terry Downes, became world middleweight champion in 1961.

By contrast, James’ school PE teacher once told him he was so unfit he’d be dead by the time he was 23. This is a heart-warming, hilarious true story about fighting and family.


‘keeps the audience engaged throughout…warm, touching, funny and honest.’
★★★★★ Theatre, Film and Arts Reviews


Directed by Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Tom Parry. The Boxer is an Amused Moose Award Best Show Nominee.

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