Watch: James Willstrop stars in Outside The Box

Outside The Box is a celebration of the game of squash. Brought to life on three glass-walled courts, a cast of professional squash players, actors and school children explore the fascinating origins of the sport from a London prison to the mountains of Pakistan and beyond. The story of squash mirrors the evolution of the […]

James Willstrop: What makes the Commonwealth Games special

When James Willstrop heads to Birmingham as part of a nine-person England squad, the 38-year-old will be competing in his fifth Commonwealth Games,  having made his first appearance as a 22-year-old in 2006. After losing consecutive singles finals to rival Nick Matthew in 2010 and 2014, the Yorkshireman went into the 2018 final in Gold […]

James Willstrop and Birmingham school children set to star on stage in new squash play

Commonwealth Games gold medallist James Willstrop and children from inner city Birmingham schools will be creating a drama on the squash courts at the University of Birmingham with a brand-new play, Outside The Box. As the region gets ready for the Commonwealth Games, Outside The Box premieres as part of the Birmingham 2022 Festival at […]