Fans of Hollywood blockbusters such as Star Wars and Batman will get a glimpse of life behind the scenes tomorrow night when stuntman Oliver Wilson pays a visit to Moyse’s Hall in Bury St Edmunds. There can’t be many people with such diverse jobs as boxer, motivator and stuntman on their CVs. But people heading to Moyse’s Hall in Bury St Edmunds this Friday will be in the company of a man who can boast all of these occupations, including stunt parts in some of Hollywood’s biggest franchises. From a south London childhood, to professional boxing, to TV and movie stuntman, it’s a story worthy of being a movie itself. Growing up in South London, Oliver’s interests turned to boxing and from the age of nine he honed his craft in the ring, turning professional and attracting the attention of a TV scout who offered him a stunt role in the popular police drama The Bill. “Christopher Nolan is a director who wants real stunts, not CGI,” said Oliver. Tickets are now available for just £6.50, the event will start at 7.30pm and Oliver will be signing autographs at the end of the talk. The Sci-Fi and Action Exhibition will be running until 25 November and visitors will be able to explore a unique selection of screen-used props and costumes, plus replicas, memorabilia and more, from the likes of Star Wars, Dr Who, Star Trek and even Harry Potter – plus original space race artefacts.
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