Ruth Wilder is a struggling actress who longs to put her traditional approach to good use. But when the only job in town is an audition to star in a new women’s wrestling show, Ruth is determined to get the part.

Based on the production of the real-life 1980s TV series Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, GLOW is a Netflix comedy-drama about a group of women who are brought together to produce a women’s wrestling show. Like so many Netflix series, it both has a small but dedicated following, and was cut short before its time – thanks to Covid-19, filming on the fourth season was cancelled. Many people were disappointed by this, but after watching season three, I couldn’t help feeling that maybe the show had run its course already. Continue reading