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-Don't Tell The Bride celebrates weddings like no-one else...
-..from New York...
-BOTH: Oh, my God!
Why would the man I love do this?
-I can't even plan a wedding.
..on one unforgettable rollercoaster ride!
Why the hell are we at Thorpe Park on my wedding day?!
And now we're back,
as 12 more unsuspecting brides
-prepare for the journey of a lifetime.
-No freaking way!
The grooms get three weeks and £12,000.
And the brides get no say in how it's spent.
I'm trying to stay positive, and I can't!
-So, get ready to rock...
-I don't even want you at my wedding!
-..as the party reaches new heights...
..and sinks to new lows...
with more fairy-tale endings than ever before.
Is this it? Is this all I get?
-Tonight, professional wrestler Mike...
plans a knockout wedding...
for his bride-to-be Becky.
Champagne and cupcakes, I think yes.
But while she yearns for girlie glamour...
I've found Cinderella's pumpkin.
..he's planning a show-stopping extravaganza.
I want them to feel like they're at Madison Square Garden, Wembley Arena...
-With so much at stake...
-We're under so much more pressure now.
-Michael is so worried.
-I just don't want him to get worse and worse.
..and friends and family on the edge of their ringside seats...
-I don't think this is her dream wedding.
-She's walking into mayhem.
..will this be a wrestling match made in heaven?
The venue leaks when it rains!
Or will this ambitious groom simply hit the ropes?
-She is actually going to kill you.
Pro wrestlers Mike and Becky fell head over heels in love
just nine months ago, after meeting online.
He poked me, so I poked him back, and he poked me and I poked him back.
This went on for two weeks, and then I finally contacted him and said,
"Are we going to talk, or are you just going to keep on poking me?"
After a whirlwind romance, Becky moved into Mike's one-bed flat in south London.
We have our pack.
It's our little family, that's what we call it - our pack.
She's so happy, she loves her daddy.
Two English bull terrier crosses called Lexie and Rambo,
and three turtles, called Molly, Myrtle and Sanchez.
-They've turned to really love me and I love them.
-We let you in the pack!
We made you one of our own.
Mike and Becky both got into wrestling at an early age.
My brother actually took me to a local wrestling show,
and it just clicked.
-That's what I wanted to do.
-I grew up watching wrestling. I had the action figures, everything.
Even as a kid, I wanted to be a wrestler, but I was the skinny kid. The smallest kid in the class.
-But not any more.
After a stint in the Navy, Mike turned to a life in spandex.
When you go out there and the cheering - or booing, in my case -
and you're getting that reaction from them that you want -
I want them to boo me and hate me when I'm working -
-it makes you feel really good.
Now Becky and Mike are an inseparable duo in and out of the ring.
-He is my puppy.
He gets led around on a dog leash by me...
Heel! Come here!
..and I'm his owner, which I think pretty much suits,
-considering how we are in real life.
-Despite puppy Mike never fetching an engagement ring,
the couple know they want to spend their lives together.
We were just chatting away and then he said about getting married
and when we actually thought about it, we realised, you know, we're perfect for each other.
-Kind of enough of a proposal, I guess.
That is not enough of a proposal. Down on one knee!
People say, "You haven't been together long.
"All this is happening quick."
But it doesn't feel like that to us.
I knew from the beginning I was going to be with you for the rest of my life,
so getting married just strengthens that.
They may be madly in love,
but that doesn't mean they agree on absolutely everything.
-When it comes to money, Mike...
..isn't the best at handling it.
-Buy me this.
I'm really good at saving and keeping money.
No. You're really good at being a scrooge and not buying anything, even if you want it.
-I need a set of these.
-I save money but I like to spend it at the same time.
-If I see...
Becky isn't always top dog.
I want things done a very certain way - my way, which is the right way.
'And if it's not done that way, down to the very little details, then it's not right.'
Mike is a bit of a stress-head.
If things aren't his way, he will probably freak out.
I get stressed, I go to the gym, I throw some weights around.
I take out my aggression there,
which improves my physique at the same time.
Now Mike hopes to sweep his wrestling partner off her feet
by planning a unique wedding in just three weeks.
I want my wedding to be a spectacle. I want it to be big, to be loud.
I want it to be in your face.
I would really love something that's really kind of fantastical
with loads of flowers and butterflies.
I'm surrounded by men all the time with wrestling -
it is very grr-guy banter -
I wouldn't mind being quite the girlie girl for once.
But Mike's got something totally different in mind.
I want it to be an aggressive, wrestling wedding.
Without wrestling, me and Becky never would have met.
It's what brought us together. It's what binds us together.
To pull off his big plan, Mike will need to put his trust in others.
My biggest fear over the next few weeks is people letting me down.
If it was just me all on my own,
not needing to rely on other people, I'd be fine.
I'd be super-confident. But a wedding's a big thing, and you can't do it on your own.
There's a lot of other people involved,
from the florist, to the dressmakers,
to the venue owners, to my best men.
All of them can mess it up for me.
Becky has no idea that a wrestling-themed wedding
is on the cards.
I feel really apprehensive.
A wedding day is one of the most important days of your life, by far.
If he got the wedding wrong, I will be crushed.
It's time for the couple to say goodbye.
-I love you.
-I love you.
I love you so much.
It'll be the best wedding day ever.
-OK. I promise.
-W-Wait! I've got something for you.
Mike has something he wants to put right.
SHE LAUGHS What is he doing?
A Kinder Surprise!
-You need to open it now. I want to see if you got a good toy.
I can't open it. Can you open it for me?
I didn't get a chance to do it properly.
Will you marry me?
-Oh, it's beautiful.
-I love you.
-I love you.
I love you.
I love you so much.
-The next time I see you, we'll be getting married.
-I don't want to go now!
With an engagement ring firmly on her finger, Becky has to leave.
The next time they see each other will be on the biggest day of their lives.
A mixture of emotions right now.
I'm really happy, cos obviously I've made her happy - I gave her the ring she wanted -
but really sad, cos she just had to leave.
I'm completely overwhelmed.
I didn't see that coming at all!
The most important thing in the world right now is to make this perfect for her.
And to help Mike make it perfect are best men and fellow wrestlers Rob and Jimmy.
-..getting all married and stuff.
This is what I've got in my head. I want to incorporate a wrestling show into the wedding.
I want loads of acts in between, with fire-breathing, ring girls with the cards.
I want it to be a big spectacle, a huge show.
-You've got some good plans.
-Yeah, you've thought about it, which is the main thing.
Becky's parents live in Spain
so she's spending the next three weeks in Cardiff with her mother's sister, Aunt Orrie.
How are you?
Cousin Cathy and her daughter Lana, Becky's only bridesmaid,
are also on hand to lend their support.
-This is the ring.
-Oh, my good God.
Oh, it's beautiful. Look, Lana.
-Do you know what you want?
-Considering what I do is so masculine,
I want a kind of fairy-tale princess-y wedding.
-Kind of, yeah.
-If he gets it totally wrong, it might be a nightmare.
-What would you do?
Probably freak out a little bit.
I may be a bit disappointed that he didn't kind of know me better or consider what I want.
-How would you be demonstrating this?
-Strangulation?! Maybe an elbow drop?
-Maybe... He wouldn't survive - I know that much!
It's day one of wedding planning for Mike and best man Rob,
who are on the hunt for a venue big enough to host an ambitious wrestling-themed wedding.
If we can only find, say, something that only ticks two of three boxes,
are you willing to accept two out of three boxes?
-We've got a hard task, then, haven't we?
First stop is Fairfield Halls in south London -
a council-run arts centre
that was used for professional wrestling matches in the '70s and '80s.
-Look, the big, massive poster there.
What happens if we cover that with a huge poster for the wedding?
It's a far cry from the girlie, romantic backdrop that bride Becky wants for her big day.
She's visiting her dream venue - Tofte Manor -
with cousin Cathy and bridesmaid Lana.
It's actually genuinely better than I thought it was going to be.
It's absolutely incredible.
You couldn't design it better.
The elegant gardens and stylish sculptures are perfect for Becky's fairy-tale vision.
I could easily see myself getting married here.
It's even better than I thought it was going to be.
-I've found Cinderella's pumpkin!
I did say I wanted fairy tale.
-You just have to find your glass slipper now.
But Mike's not thinking about glass slippers.
And at this rate, Cinderella won't be going to the ball...
but to a wrestling extravaganza in a council building.
-That's quite nice.
-Good size for the wrestling ring, there.
-Yeah, it's already laid out.
-I want them to be blown away.
I want them to feel like they're at Madison Square Garden,
Wembley Arena, the O2 - some big, massive event.
-I want them to feel like that, but up close.
And for it to be mine and Becky's show. It's our day.
Mike's focusing on the wedding reception, with a wrestling match as its centrepiece.
The more I look at this place,
the more I think that this could actually work.
But Becky's focus is fully on the ceremony.
See, Mike goes there, and I go here.
She's found the outdoor labyrinth where couples tie the knot,
and she's got it all mapped out.
And I come up in my big gown...
..and walk though.
I want to see the look on his face
when he first gets to see me in my gown.
Cos I think he will fall apart right there.
And then I'll fall apart, cos he falls apart.
It's really nice to have finally come here, to have actually seen it.
It's just so perfect.
But for Mike, council building Fairfield Halls is perfect,
and he's determined to go ahead and book it for Becky's big day.
It'd mean a lot to us, it really would, if we could have that space.
On the Saturday and the Sunday, the theatre and gallery are both booked.
-What's it booked with?
-There's a belly-dancing show.
Say there's a wedding.
They're going to ruin my wedding if they don't postpone.
It's all signed and sealed, I'm afraid.
-Back to the drawing board.
-Back to the gym.
-A gin. Do you want a gin?
-Gym and gin.
With the venue unavailable, Mike's back to square one.
I guess I'm feeling a bit deflated right now.
When they turned and said, "No, we're booked that day,"
it felt like they took all my hopes and dreams away,
for giving her the best wedding I can.
I knew this was going to be the problem. People.
If everything was up to me, I could control it all, it'd be perfect.
But the venue, the ring... It's all relying on other fucking people.
-Damn right, Lexie.
-You were great, yeah.
Mike is now at a really tense stress point,
the kind of Mike that I don't like to see.
I am feeling a little bit disheartened, for Mike more than anything.
I just don't want him to get worse and worse.
-Have you got Alex's number?
Down but not out, the boys get on the phone to order a ring.
-You know Loco Mike Mason?
-A wrestling ring!
He's getting married to Becky James, and we need your wrestling ring.
-Mate, that's awesome. Take care, man.
-Awesome. Good stuff. Happy with that.
We've got a ring, nowhere to put it. We'll do it in the car park outside!
It's day two,
and Mike urgently needs a venue for his wrestling wedding.
Without the venue, it's really hard for us to do anything else.
I can't book anything.
So he's come further into London to check out Battersea Arts Centre.
Could this be a contender for the crown?
And today, Mike's called on best man number two - fellow wrestler Jimmy.
-No, this venue's nice, man.
-It is big, though, innit?
Have you got this many friends?
It's big, but once we get in the ring, the entrance ways,
it's going to take up a lot of this space, anyway.
Mike wants to use the atrium for his ceremony,
and the hall for his reception and wrestling show,
but he needs to get the thumbs-up from the venue.
-You know we want to put on a wrestling show?
-Yep, I did hear that.
So we've got a big entrance way, lights, smoke machine, pyrotechnics.
-Not big fireworks.
-There are some clauses in our terms and conditions about pyrotechnics.
-Would fire-breathers be the same issue as the pyrotechnics?
-Um...I imagine so!
-Are you both wrestlers?
-I'm the only one that looks like a wrestler, but we are both wrestlers.
It's crazy. I wear little trunks. Little tiny pants.
-Will you be wearing them on the day of your wedding?
-I'm sure I will, at some point.
You've got to get married in your pants. That'd be awesome.
That would be awesome.
-Oh, I'm really sorry.
-And a bow tie.
-I shouldn't have put that idea in your heads.
-I think this is it.
-I have a wedding venue. High-five.
Mike may need to wrestle his way out of a health and safety issue,
but he's spent nearly four grand on a venue.
And he couldn't be happier!
It's a big step up from yesterday. Yesterday, I was just, like, devastated,
and getting really down and, "How the fuck am I going to do this?"
-It's all sorted.
-Now I feel really good.
-I feel really happy and confident again.
So on Rob's days, you feel disappointed,
when I'm here you feel happy.
-I'm just a shit best man.
-I'm just saying.
But there is one slight issue.
Mike's got a call from the venue with a possible dampener.
Well, let's hope it stays sunny, then,
cos I don't want everyone getting wet.
The venue leaks when it rains.
This will be all right. We've got good weather. Everywhere.
No, it'll be fine. It's sunny.
It'll be a sunny day. I can tell!
A few days later, and with his venue booked,
Mike can finally move on with the rest of his plans.
"Your non-stop party shop."
He's hitting the shops with lucky charm Jimmy.
-I'm getting married and I need balloons.
-Let me show you something.
These are the kind of things, there. Columns and archways.
-Four in the reception room, four around the dance floor.
Would you like to have an exploding balloon? While you are having the first dance,
it triggers the switch and the balloon explodes on top of you
and you get confetti falling down on you.
I like the exploding balloon. I'm getting a 3ft exploding balloon. That is definitely on the list!
Each column is around 95 plus VAT.
And the exploding balloon I can put on at 95, as well.
-Do the maths for me, cos I'm dreading this.
-It's just over a grand.
-A grand on balloons!
-It's all right.
It's going to look good. That's the main thing.
Becky's going to be happy. What's the main thing?
-Becky's going to be happy.
-There we go.
That's good. I don't know if she likes balloons!
Well, she'd better. Mike's just blown a grand of his budget on them.
But he has got some ideas for catering that shouldn't break the bank.
-This is really good.
-It is good.
This is what I want for the wedding - popcorn, candyfloss, hotdogs.
-I think it's going to work.
-It's going to be awesome.
It's obviously about a wrestling show, which is a show. So I think having, you know...
-A sit-down meal is not going to work, is it?
But Becky wants a sit-down meal,
and definitely NOT candyfloss or popcorn.
Oh, it looks perfect.
Mm! It's amazing. When you get invited to a wedding, really,
you're just thinking about the food.
Its the major part of the wedding.
Yeah, you sat through the wedding, you're probably starving,
you've had hours of this going on and now you really want to eat.
And I just want something that everyone will really enjoy
and it will be nice and rich but not heavy.
-You know, I love sit-down meals like this.
Think we can get that kind of thing on a cart? It would look awesome.
-Get your popcorn, your hotdogs, sit there, watch the wrestling show.
-Yeah, I think that works.
Ready, and cheese.
-Is it going to be the best wedding ever, what do you reckon?
It's the end of week one, and after splashing the cash on a venue,
wrestling ring, monster truck wedding car...
-Is it loud? I want people to hear it.
-ENGINE REVS LOUDLY
..and £1,000 worth of balloons,
over half of Mike's 12 grand budget has gone.
The groom's focus is now fixed on the wedding dress.
Desperate to make it perfect for Becky, he's designed the gown himself.
It's massively important to me that it is done the way I want for her. It's got to be right.
But Mike needs to bring his vision to life,
all within his very strict budget.
Initially, I was hoping to get a dress for around 1,500.
The budget's going a lot quicker than what of what it was going to.
'Now, I don't want to scrimp and save on it, but the cheaper I can get it,
'the more I can put into everything else as well.'
He's come to Surrey to see dressmaker Charlotte Garrett.
-If you just want to head straight upstairs, it's on your left.
-You look really nervous, man.
It's the wedding dress, I've got to get it right.
Ooh, bridal shopping!
Becky and her family are window shopping for the dress she'd choose if she were in charge.
-Get in there! Oh, thank you!
Both Mike and I, we're professional wrestlers.
BECKY CHUCKLES So, you know, I've got a job that's rather masculine,
so this is kind of the day to be a girl.
To bring out your femininity? OK, let the show began.
Do you want to take that for me? OK! SHE SQUEALS
If she doesn't like it, do you think she'll be honest with him?
Absolutely. She's going to be brutal, you know. My sister...
She'll be funny with it, but she'll be ruthless at the same time.
No pressure, Mike!
Why don't we start by you telling me a bit about your vision, concept.
I've got an image of it in my head, how I want it to look.
-This is her dress that she bought recently.
I like the colour of it, so I'd like to stick with kind of a silver...
-OK, so silver's going to be a main theme.
Becky's fallen head over heels in love with a long, flowing, dusky pink gown.
Check you out.
Oh, that's incredible!
Oh-h-h, my goodness!
-THEY LAUGH Yes.
-That's done it, yeah.
This is it. This is it.
When you see the emotion in the eyes,
then you know she has found her dress.
It's so romantic and Hollywood. It's exciting.
I feel like a princess.
I feel like Cinderella. I love it, I love it! THEY LAUGH
I just want you to kneel on your knees. Right?
Sit back on your haunches.
And THERE is a photograph.
With the slimline dresses, they're very nice,
but I prefer the drama of the big skirt, I guess.
I enjoy that, I like that there is so much more material to flow.
I love the flow of the bigger dress.
Sounds like Mike needs to go with the flow.
The bottom will be not sort of puffy-out, not too big.
-And a bit of a train?
-A little bit, but not massive.
And the top half is going to be...
I see it almost being a semi-transparent, lace, silver, steel-boned corset.
Yeah, so maybe like a... Exactly, OK, brilliant.
-It would be really nice if we could see the shiny steel.
You know, polished steel kind of boning, if possible.
This is the type of boning we normally use.
Even that looks kind of pretty.
-I like the sort of metallicness of it.
-The metallic look of it.
Now, that's romantic.
-It would be great on your day.
-Yes, it's really classy and pretty and girly.
-And very different to the wrestling gear!
-Yes, very different, you know.
That doesn't mean she won't be wrestling in it soon.
I hope not, I don't want to wrestle in it!
I've got high hopes, high expectations,
so he'd better reach them, especially after I've stood in this. THEY LAUGH
How much am I looking at?
I would say it would be around the £2,500 mark.
I can't give you an exact figure.
-I've got absolutely nowhere near that whatsoever.
-Not even close.
The embroidering and that kind of thing is all custom-made
and it would take a lot of time, and that does cost a lot of money.
Two-and-a-half grand means we can't get anything else for the wedding,
and we haven't got any food yet, we haven't got any drink yet.
You've got the food and the rings to buy.
We haven't got drinks, food, rings, I can't have my suit.
There is just absolutely no way,
no matter how much we save now, that we'll get two-and-a-half grand. No way of doing it.
At £1,000 more than he had budgeted for,
Mike's dream of designing a dress is in tatters.
-Has everything been paid for?
-Hands have been shaken with... We've done deals...
Hands have been shaken, but shit happens. People have to be let down in other places.
The most important thing is this fucking dress. The dress and the rings. Forget the drink, yeah?
Everybody gets pissed all the time, you only get married once.
If you're lucky. All right? Let's write a proper list, right?
Let's go, this, this and this, we've got these.
And if it means I have to buy some drink, I'll buy it for you.
I don't mind giving you some money to buy drinks, man, I really don't mind.
Yeah? If I can help with anything, I'll deal with it.
So we're just going to calm down, we'll have 10 minutes, just me and you, walk around, yeah?
We'll come back and everything will be...all right, OK?
Completely unaware of Mike's setback, Becky's got stresses of her own.
-She's attempting to make dinner for her family.
On hand is older brother Jonathan, an ex-wrestler himself.
I started off doing a bit of ring announcing and Becky used to valet,
and from there, got into wrestling, won a championship.
Yeah, wrestling was a massive part of our childhood
and my dad was into it, and we've gone through large, large periods of watching a lot of wrestling.
-It was the one programme that the family watched together.
THEY WHOOP Nice!
As dinner is served, talk soon turns to the wedding...
..and Mike's ability to handle the stress.
So, how do you think he's managing?
I think he's going to bed at night, like... BREATHES HEAVILY
Cos I know that if it does not go precisely the way he wants it to go,
it might freak him out and he will get massively stressed.
He loves me so much and wants everything to be so right
that he will freak out at the first sign of something going wrong.
How do you know when he is freaking out? Why does he do?
He does something along the lines of this... BREATHES HEAVILY
THEY LAUGH His mohawk will go completely askew
because he'll have run his hands through it so many times because he's freaking out.
He goes straight away to his hair. When you first start to get to know it, it was something that,
I guess, irritated me a bit, because we're the kind of family that
when something goes wrong, we suck it up, we man up,
we deal with it, whereas he's someone who kind of goes, "Oh, my God," and it's a big deal.
But at least you know that he actually cares,
so as much as it is something that can bother you,
it is also something that you can kind of go, "Mmm, bless," and you can kind of love about him.
# Shine bright like a diamond
# Shine bright like a diamond... #
Halfway through the three weeks, and determined not to give up on the dress he's designed,
Mike's come up with an alternative solution.
-Hi, I'm Mike.
-Hi, Mike, I'm Caroline, nice to meet you.
-He's arranged to meet dressmaker Caroline...
-Come in and have a seat.
..who has a slightly different approach that might fit his budget.
It's a kind of little pick 'n' mix idea.
The idea is that you choose a bodice, choose a skirt,
and then I have it made as a dress and we customise it.
OK, shall I try and sketch up your ideas?
-I don't want it too big and puffy.
She's got to get into a monster truck with it, so that's the wedding car.
-The material, I was thinking something a little unusual.
-Got this one.
That's very pretty. Very pretty.
Yeah, and in terms of the design of it?
Flowers are really nice with the boning on that, if we could leave the metal exposed.
OK. There is a way we can make this work.
That's absolutely amazing. I'm really happy.
I got the dress on budget,
and, I think, for what I'm getting for the money, it's unbelievable.
I think I got a really good deal there.
With just £2,000 left,
Mike hits the high street, looking for bargains.
70% off, I like that.
First up is Becky's ring.
I'll get more for my money from a place like this.
We can do 105, is the best.
Erm, I'm happy with that, actually.
And he's even decided to cut down on the balloons.
But temptation to spend is never very far away.
Ice Fountain, "stunning cake decoration".
Do you really need it, Mike?
I don't know how Jimmy and Rob would feel about this.
They've left me alone shopping and I'm buying stuff.
I'm going to behave. I've changed my mind, I'm going to behave. No fireworks.
Up you go.
Get to the tills before I buy anything I shouldn't!
# H-h-h-hey, you
# What's that sound?
# Everybody look what's going down
# What's going
# W-w-w-what's going down... #
By the end of week two, Mike has less than £600 left.
Luckily, there's just one essential remaining - the cake.
-Hello, hi, Mike!
-How you doing?
He's in Hastings to see fellow wrestler and expert baker, Tanya.
-They look good.
-So, what sort of thing you looking for, Mike?
I was thinking, bright colours,
-the Mexican wrestling masks incorporated in there.
-That's going to be terrific.
The top bit of the cake, I was thinking a bride and groom on there,
but wrestling. Maybe the bride doing a backbreaker to the groom.
So it would be the bride giving the groom a backbreaker?
-Yeah, sounds about right!
-So this is all a complete surprise?
-Yeah, she knows none of this.
She has to roll with the punches on this one.
You'll be rolling with the punches if she doesn't like it!
I'll be hearing about it afterwards, the stuff she doesn't like.
If Becky doesn't like it, she is actually going to kill you. With a backbreaker.
I hope I've got it right, then!
Three days later, and as far as the wedding is concerned, Mike's on track.
But without Becky by his side, he's struggling.
Right now, I'm feeling very alone and incomplete without her.
It's hard, being apart.
We've never been apart like this.
She would be normally the person that I'd turn to when I'm...
feeling like this, but obviously she is the person I can't turn to.
She is everything to me.
She's the reason I do things I do, the reason I push myself as hard as I push myself to achieve anything.
It's all for her.
I've been feeling lost without her.
With just days to go to the wedding, Becky's parents, Derek and Margaret, have flown in from Spain.
-How are you feeling about the wedding?
-A bag of nerves and excited.
You know, cos I haven't been able to be involved, I've sort of missed out a bit.
This way it's more of a loose feel, a bit more fun, a bit more unknown.
-You could go in the Guinness Book of Records.
-The fastest wedding and death of a groom!
Let's see how he does first, before we start ringing up the Guinness Book of records.
-See, people wonder where I get this evil, maniacal nature from.
-Oh, me! Hands up.
I'm really excited to see what he does with the reception.
The reception, I think, is going to be really interesting.
You're on a rollercoaster ride, and you're just getting to
-the top of the hill now...
-Ready for the excitement.
-And all of a sudden, you're going to go...
-Yeah. THEY LAUGH
Hello! All right, darling?
In London, Mike's visiting his mum, Kim, to hand deliver the invites.
-Thank you, darling. Nana's in there. Got Nana's?
-Yeah, I've got Nana's as well.
-There you go, Nana.
-Aww, thank you, darling!
In keeping with the wrestling theme, it's a show flyer and tickets.
Aww, look at that! "Wedding, our big day."
-That is absolutely brilliant.
-Think of the venue as a box office.
-Oh, no, I love 'em!
So they'll be somebody there to take the tickets and stamp 'em for you.
Rob actually designed those. One of my best men.
-I think we'll be coming.
-I hope so!
I think we'll be coming, darling.
Couple of days, can't wait.
-Baby will be married.
-Yeah, my baby will be married. Grandchildren. GRANDCHILDREN next!
Don't tell me, tell Becky!
-Does that say 12am?
It's not meant to be 12am, it's meant to be 10.
I should've looked before printing.
I won't even be there, I would have left by now, I reckon, anyway.
Yeah, you'll be snuggled up in your hotel room making me grandchildren!
-You won't be wrestling, though, will you?
-You have to wait and see.
-Yeah, he's got to wrestle.
-How can you wrestle in your suit?
-You have to wait and see.
Oh-ho! Got to see my grandson wrestling.
In Cardiff, Becky's aunt and cousins have also received their invitations.
Is that what I think it is?
He's having a wrestling wedding?
Oh! That's not a traditional wedding.
What will she think? I don't know.
She wants a traditional wedding in a lovely, big white dress,
walking down the aisle and,
by the looks of this, she's walking into mayhem.
-Does she want a traditional wedding?
She wants the white dress, the big, puffy dress.
Do you think Becky is going to be in a wrestling show?
I think she's the main event, yes!
I think she's going to kill him.
I can't see this going that well.
No, I don't think this is her dream wedding. I really don't.
# It's hard... #
With just two days until the wedding, there's no turning back.
"Ready 2 rumble".
# Hey, baby, come and party with me Hey! #
An unusual wedding favour. You know, I want it to be interactive,
so I want people to be able to cheer during the wrestling show
and feel they're part of a show, so I think that's a novelty thing.
Mike's also organised a novel hen do.
Is this it? Agggghh!
Manicure! Hello. Hi.
There's alcohol and cakes and nails and things!
It's feminine AND stylish, so that's Becky happy.
This is what I like - the pamper, champagne and cupcakes. I think, yes!
# Dum-dum-da-dum I've got blingy nails. #
Yeah, this is really, like, ultra, mega girly.
The ultimate of girliness personified,
and that's kind of what I wanted, really.
It's one day where I really want to be a proper girl and, yeah,
this is kind of the start of it.
Yeah, the start of it is girly, all right.
Which is lucky, because the end of it won't be!
Puppy done good. SHE GIGGLES
The hen party may be over, but Mike has another surprise for Becky.
I have a little something to give you.
Shit! SHE GIGGLES NERVOUSLY
"To my Becky, my bride, love of my life,
"I hope you enjoyed your champagne and cupcakes at the beauty salon.
"I'm sure you have worked it out by now,
"but you're not staying in Cardiff.
"The first of many little surprises I have planned for you.
"I love you so much. And I miss you. You have never been off my mind.
"Just two more days.
"I can't wait to spend the rest of my life with you, Mike."
I have an invitation! Oh!
"A VIP ticket to become Mrs Rebecca Mason.
"At an undisclosed location.
"I love you and want to spend the rest of my life with you."
I'm going to cry. This is too cute.
It's the day before the wedding.
Now in London, Becky is back on the road to see
the dress Mike has designed for her.
At his mum's house, the groom is doing his best to keep calm.
Just straighten up the edges a bit and then it will be perfect.
I'm really nervous about this dress now.
She'll love the dress, Michael, I know she will. I know she will.
'Michael is so worried.'
He is so worried whether she is going to like or not.
He's had a few tears, a few tempers and tantrums,
but he's put in a lot of thought, a lot of effort,
so, hopefully, she'll see past it if she doesn't like it.
She'll just see all the effort and thought that he's put into it.
-How are you feeling right now?
Actually a lot more nervous than I thought I was going to be.
I feel like my heart is going to fall out my bum.
This is not what I expected. Surely I should be going to a shop.
What the hell is going on?
Becky dreams of a dusky pink, flowing gown.
-What will she make of Mike's silver design?
-"Caroline Arthur, Couture."
Has he got me couture?
That's insane. What?
There's couture in there and it's mine.
Hello. Hi, are you Becky? Lovely to meet you, I'm Caroline, come on in.
-Have a seat.
-Shall we cut straight to it?
Shall we have a look at your dress? I'll get it for you.
-Come and see.
Oh my goodness.
Oh my God. It's got butterflies on it!
-He actually had it made? Are you kidding me?
-No, he designed it and I made it.
-He designed it?
He designed every aspect of it.
Oh my God! It's absolutely stunning.
-It's better than I even imagined.
I absolutely love it. I can't believe he managed to design it.
It's so beautiful. It's perfect. Absolutely perfect.
I can't even speak.
Stunning. He did such a good job.
It's just so wonderful of him. I'm so touched.
Just when I thought he couldn't get any better... It's just amazing.
I love him so much. It's unbelievable.
The dress may be amazing, but sadly the weather isn't.
I'm a little bit worried because the building is so old and it leaks.
And the weather forecast tomorrow is raining cats and dogs,
so, I'm hoping I'm not going to be sitting under any drips.
And with just hours to go, Mike is having serious doubts.
The more you think about things,
the more you do start second-guessing yourself.
And I have taken some quite big risks.
A full-on wrestling wedding. I'm feeling very anxious about that.
You know, the monster truck, you know,
I know she wouldn't have picked out a monster truck herself.
But I'm hoping that she'll see why I picked it.
It will be an instant sort of, "There is a bit of Mike there."
And that will make her love it.
So I've not played it safe and I'm being risky with that.
I'm hoping it'll pay off, but the more I think about it the more
and more I think, "Why didn't I play it safe and just make sure that
"she's, you know, had a good day, rather than trying to be risky?"
It's the morning of the wedding
and Mike is already feeling the pressure.
Just really, really stressed out.
I've got so much to do and not enough time to do it in.
He's got just five hours to get his venue ready for the wedding at one o'clock.
He's arranged to have his best men
and equipment there by the time he arrives.
But they're not.
We're going to be massively late. You were meant to be here at eight.
We are under so much more pressure now.
This is what happens when you rely on other people. They let you down.
Everyone knew what today was.
I sent them out nearly two weeks ago telling them
what time they needed to be here.
I'm just hoping that it doesn't mean
we have to sacrifice the quality of things. I want to get things done right.
It's my wedding day.
It's the day I've planned for Becky for the last three weeks.
So I want it to be perfect.
At her hotel, the bride is also on a strict timetable, set by Mike.
He's left instructions for Becky and Lana to head to a local hair salon.
-I really, really want to make the appointment on time.
-We've got time.
-It's a tight schedule,
so I really want to make sure things go how Mike wants it to.
You'll have to pick it up.
With the help of a satnav, the girls hit the streets of London.
-Oh, I don't need this today.
-Wait for it. No...
-You're dragging couture!
-How did that even happen?
-Oh God, don't be cracked.
I'm not being funny, but I'll throw you like you just threw your iPhone if you don't move.
That is there...so that must be that road we were on before then.
At the venue, the best men have arrived
and things are finally getting underway.
-I'll walk backwards with you then, shall I?
Mike seems to be getting more and more nervous.
In his head, he's got this timetable
and if things aren't hitting the timetable where
they should be, that's where we've got to try and calm him down.
This is very not a conventional morning for a wedding.
Shuffling with a couture gown.
-We should have just got a taxi.
-But I hate spending money.
-Aha! There it is.
Nice to meet you. Nervous about the hair?
Well, yeah, cos I don't know necessarily...
-But Mike knows exactly what you should have.
-He's very specific.
-I can't tell you what you're having,
let's just say it's not traditional wedding hair.
In Battersea, it's full steam ahead transforming the main hall
into a wrestling match reception
and the atrium into an area suitable for a wedding ceremony.
But with less than two hours until the wedding,
the weather's not looking good for Mike.
It's not good because it's leaking where we're going to have the ceremony.
But I can't do anything about the weather, can I?
The weather is the weather.
They did warn me the venue leaked a little bit.
-Turn around. Beautiful.
-I didn't expect anything like this to happen.
I thought it would be more traditional. But obviously not!
-You look amazing. I can't make any facial expression but...
-It's like, lift!
-You look va va voom.
-Va va voom. Mike has got it totally right.
-Totally and utterly right.
-They hair's a hit.
But how has Mike done with the bridesmaid's dress?
-You look great. Too great.
-Doing it in style.
-As long as you're not too pretty.
-I'll go, I'll leave.
-Mike's fellow wrestlers are starting to arrive.
It's coming along. It's been hard work. I didn't sleep at all.
I was so stressed this morning, I got here and nobody was here.
About an hour and a half, running late,
but we've got it all back on track.
-Just like doing a wrestling show then.
It's looking good. These guys working on it with the foam fingers
and the cake is here and getting set up.
I'm hoping Becky likes it just as much as I do.
She should be on her way.
-Or no, one's broken.
What we'll do, is we'll put the dress on me and then we'll sort that out.
OK, let's fix this first.
Because he's put so much effort into it, I can't have it...
can't have it not perfect.
Feeling a bit stressed still.
I guess I'll stop being stressed the moment I see her.
-Voila. Madame, your butterfly is fixed.
-Thank you so much!
-That is crazy. Yes!
It's just been too much today.
Come on, traffic. God sakes!
Mike is proper shitting himself now, to be fair. Bless him.
Once he's done, he's going to be all right. Cos everything's fine.
There's nothing that can go wrong now apart from Becky not turning up.
I'm just nervous now. Really nervous.
But as I said, I'll be stressed
until everything is done then the nerves will hit me, and it has. So...
-What's the time now?
-It's about two minutes to.
She should be here in two minutes. If all goes to plan.
-He got a giant theatre. Are you kidding me?
This is a mission.
You haven't got your ticket, madam. I'd like to present you with that.
If you would just kindly stand there a moment, someone will be with you.
Ladies and gentlemen, please be upstanding for the bride.
CHEERS AND APPLAUSE
-I've missed you so much.
-I've missed you.
Ladies and gentlemen, fight fans...
..broken bone enthusiasts, family and friends.
If any person knows of any lawful reason why these two should
not be married today, then they should declare it now.
Thank you so much.
Repeat after me. I, Michael.
-Take you, Rebecca.
-Take you, Rebecca.
-To be my lawful wedded wife.
-To be my lawful wedded wife.
-Take you, Michael.
-Take you, Michael.
-To be my lawful wedded husband.
-To be my lawful wedded husband.
I now pronounce you man and wife. You may kiss each other.
APPLAUSE AND CHEERING
I missed you so much.
-You look amazing.
He just did a fantastic job. I had faith in my baby.
-There were times when it was close.
-There have been temper tantrums.
Oh, but you're just a little stress-head.
It's only because you care so much.
Fantastic wedding. Really brilliant.
It was a pure Gaga fairytale. Absolutely perfect.
And the hair, wow! That is amazing.
The dress, I've never seen anything like it.
Who knew he had it in him to do it?
The ceremony a success, it's time for the main event.
And for Mike to find out if his big wrestling reception gamble has paid off.
-This is the rest of it.
-Oh my God.
-This is where we're having our reception.
-Look at the banners!
We're going to start this way and we'll walk around. Our cake.
Oh my God. Me doing a back breaker. Are you serious?
That is amazing.
Obviously, you've seen the ring so you can kind of guess what's going to happen.
Yes. There is a proper walkway and everything. There's a hot dog cart.
It's not just any hot dog cart, it's a gourmet hot dog cart,
-so people can get their food for the show.
-That is genius.
I didn't know how you'd feel about the wrestling wedding...
No, no, no, it's fine. The reception is cool.
It was like, maybe getting married in a wrestling ring might have
been a bit too far, but, but this is perfect.
-That's what I thought, that the wrestling entrance would be enough.
That is the best cake I have ever seen.
And now it's finally time for Mike's wrestling match extravaganza.
# You gotta fight For your right
# To party...! #
I think it's best if we keep this short and sweet today.
Just like Mike.
Mike's done so well. Everyone is so happy with everything.
Look at this! It's brilliant.
No one has wrestling at the wedding, no one. So this has got to be a one-off.
I don't know if anyone will top what he's done, I don't think so.
I think Mike's done an absolutely terrific job.
I think we pulled it off. Everything Mike wanted to happen happened.
-The wrestling show happened.
-It was awesome.
Becky, when she walked through that curtain,
I've never seen a smile on someone's face that big.
We were proud to be your best men because it was such an amazing, amazing day.
Time for the newlyweds' first dance. Cue the exploding balloon.
That balloon that there was meant to explode. It's got flowers and confetti...
-Oh, baby, it's OK.
-But it didn't work.
It's all right, baby, thank you.
Oh, bless you. You tried.
It's taught me that, firstly, I don't want to be
apart from Becky for three weeks again, and secondly it's shown me
that I can put a bit more trust in people, rely on them.
I wanted Mike to be able to show me that he could really organise
himself, maybe take care of money a little bit better...
I never thought that my wedding day would be this spectacular
But it was. And I'm going to remember this for the rest of my life.
Good puppy. You did so well.
The girl who didn't want a wrestling wedding now has to step into the ring.
CROWD: Mike and Becky!
I didn't imagine I'd be wrestling on my wedding day, but, what the hell.
It's what I do.
And so, wrestling couple Mike and Becky are married at last.
To have and to chokehold.
# You gotta fight For your right
# To party...! #
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