Ben Hur

Dramatisation of Lew Wallace's epic novel which begins with the nativity and ends with the crucifixion.

with Jamie Glover, Samuel West and narrated by Michael Gambon.

Episodes

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01A Friendship Betrayed1995031920040127 (BBC7)
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A Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by his Roman soldier friend.

Epic tale starring Jamie Glover and Samuel West.

Lew Wallace dramatisation with Michael Gambon.

Ben Hur's attempt to rekindle his friendship with a Roman soldier has devastating consequences.

With Jamie Glover.

Ben Hur's attempt to rekindle his friendship with Roman soldier, Massala, has devastating consequences.

A Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by his Roman soldier friend. Epic tale starring Jamie Glover and Samuel West.

Ben Hur's attempt to rekindle his friendship with a Roman soldier has devastating consequences. With Jamie Glover. Episode 1 of 4.

Ben Hur's attempt to rekindle his friendship with Roman soldier, Massala, has devastating consequences. With Jamie Glover. Episode 1 of 4.

02Son Of Arrius1995032620040128 (BBC7)
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Freed from slavery, Ben Hur encounters his old enemy, Messala. With Jamie Glover.

Freed from slavery, the prince encounters his old enemy Messala.

Stars Jamie Glover.

Stars Jamie Glover, Samuel West and Michael Gambon.

With Jamie Glover.

Lew Wallace dramatisation with Jamie Glover and Samuel West.

Freed from slavery, Ben Hur travels east to locate his family where an opportunity arises to take revenge on a Roman soldier.

Following the death of Arrius, Judah travels east to locate his mother and sister, only to meet Massala.

Freed from slavery, the prince encounters his old enemy Messala. Stars Jamie Glover.

Freed from slavery, the prince encounters his old enemy Messala. Stars Jamie Glover, Samuel West and Michael Gambon.

Freed from slavery, Ben Hur travels east to locate his family where an opportunity arises to take revenge on a Roman soldier. Episode 2 of 4.

Following the death of Arrius, Judah travels east to locate his mother and sister, only to meet Massala. With Samuel West. Episode 2 of 4.

03The Chariot Race1995040220040129 (BBC7)
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The two former friends try to exact revenge on each other. With Jamie Glover and Sam West.

The prince and his ex-friend Messala try to exact a brutal revenge on each other.

Stars Jamie Glover and Samuel West.

With Jamie Glover and Sam West.

The two former friends try to exact a brutal revenge on each other.

Lew Wallace dramatisation with Jamie Glover and Samuel West.

The day of the great race arrives, and the stakes for Ben Hur and his Roman rival are high.

Pilate is now Judea's governor and has released prisoners to celebrate.

Could Judah Ben Hur's mother and sister be among them?

The prince and his ex-friend Messala try to exact a brutal revenge on each other. Stars Jamie Glover and Samuel West.

The day of the great race arrives, and the stakes for Ben Hur and his Roman rival are high. With Jamie Glover and Sam West. Episode 3 of 4.

Pilot is now Judea's governor and has released prisoners to celebrate. Could Judah, Ben Hur's mother, and sister be among them? Episode 3 of 4.

04The King Comes Into His Kingdom1995040920050318 BT=0900 (BBC7)
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Ben Hur's lost family are afflicted by leprosy, but Jesus of Nazareth brings new hope of a cure. With Michael Gambon. Episode 4 of 4.

Ben Hur's lost family are afflicted by leprosy, but Jesus brings new hope of a cure. With Michael Gambon. Episode 4 of 4.

Judah tries to find a cure. His only hope is the Nazareen, but is it too late? Narrated by Michael Gambon. Episode 4 of 4.

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Ben Hur's family have leprosy, but Jesus brings hope. With Jamie Glover and Michael Gambon

After the prince's victory in the chariot race, news arrives of his mother and sister.

Stars Jamie Glover and Michael Gambon.

With Jamie Glover and Michael Gambon

Lew Wallace dramatisation with Jamie Glover and Michael Gambon.

Ben Hur's lost family are afflicted by leprosy, but Jesus brings new hope of a cure.

With Michael Gambon.

Ben Hur's lost family are afflicted by leprosy, but Jesus of Nazareth brings new hope of a cure.

Judah tries to find a cure.

His only hope is the Nazarene, but is it too late?

After the prince's victory in the chariot race, news arrives of his mother and sister. Stars Jamie Glover and Michael Gambon.