Ben Hur

Episodes

EpisodeTitleRepeatedComments
01A Friendship Betrayed20080128 (BBC7)
20120726 (BBC7)
20120727 (BBC7)

A Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by his Roman soldier friend.

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

01A Friendship Betrayed20080128 (BBC7)
20120726 (BBC7)
20120727 (BBC7)

A Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by his Roman soldier friend.

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

02Son Of Arrius20080129 (BBC7)
20120727 (BBC7)
20120728 (BBC7)

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.

02Son Of Arrius20080129 (BBC7)
20120727 (BBC7)
20120728 (BBC7)

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.

03The Chariot Race20080130 (BBC7)
20120730 (BBC7)
20120731 (BBC7)

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

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

03The Chariot Race20080130 (BBC7)
20120730 (BBC7)
20120731 (BBC7)

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

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

04The King Comes Into His Kingdom
04 LASTThe King Comes Into His Kingdom20080131 (BBC7)
20120731 (BBC7)
20120801 (BBC7)

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

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

04 LASTThe King Comes Into His Kingdom20080131 (BBC7)
20120731 (BBC7)
20120801 (BBC7)

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

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

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950319]

by Lew Wallace. Dramatised in four parts by Catherine Czerkawska.

1: A Friendship Betrayed. Two men's lives run almost in parallel. One is a prince of Jerusalem, Judah Ben Hur. The other is known as "He that was born to be King of the Jews." with Michael Tudor Bames ,

Don McCorkindale , Gavin Muir and Joshua Towb. Music by Wilfredo Acosta. Director Glyn Dearman. Repeated Friday at 2.00pm * See This Week: page 7

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950319]

Unknown: Lew Wallace.

Unknown: Catherine Czerkawska.

Unknown: Judah Ben Hur.

Unknown: Michael Tudor Bames

Unknown: Don McCorkindale

Unknown: Gavin Muir

Unknown: Joshua Towb.

Music By: Wilfredo Acosta.

Director: Glyn Dearman.

Bible: Michael Gambon

Judah Ben Hur: Jamie Glover

Messala: Samuel West

Amrah: Phyllis Calvert

Mother: Margaret John

Tirzah: Natasha Pyne

Arrtus: Derek Waring

Angel: Deborah Berlin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950324]

Lew Wallace 's epic tale dramatised in four parts by Catherine Czerkawska. 1: A Friendship Betrayed. Repeated from Sunday 2.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950324]

Unknown: Lew Wallace

Unknown: Catherine Czerkawska.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950326]

by Lew Wallace. Dramatised in four parts by Catherine Czerkawska. 2: Son ofArrius. Judah Ben Hur has been falsely accused of attempted murder.

Music by Wilfredo Acosta. Director Glyn Dearman. Repeated Friday at 2.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950326]

Unknown: Lew Wallace.

Unknown: Catherine Czerkawska.

Unknown: Judah Ben Hur

Music By: Wilfredo Acosta.

Director: Glyn Dearman.

Bible: Michael Gambon

Judah Ben Hur: Jamie Glover

Messala: Samuel West

Simonides: Bernard Hepton

Sheik llderim: Freddie Jones

Balthasar: Michael Hordern

Esther: Deborah Berlin

Iras: Becky Hindley

Malluch: Gavin Muir

Drusus: Ian Masters

Passenger: Michael Tudor-Barnes

Maid: Natasha Pyne

Servant: Joshua Towb

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950331]

by Lew Wallace. Dramatised in four parts by Catherine Czerkawska.

2: Son ofArrius. Judah Ben Hur has been falsely accused of attempted murder, sent to the galleys and rescued by Arrius of Rome. He now returns in search of his mother and sister. Repeated from Sunday 2.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950331]

Unknown: Lew Wallace.

Unknown: Catherine Czerkawska.

Unknown: Judah Ben Hur

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950402]

by Lew Wallace. Dramatised in four parts by Catherine Czerkawska.

3: The Chariot Race. The biggest day of Ben Hur 's life dawns -the chariot race with Messala.

With Neville Jason. Ian Masters ,

Oliver Senton. Joshua Towb , Michael Tudor Barnes and Peter Yapp. Music by Wilfredo Acosta

Director Glyn Dearman. Rptd Friday 2.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950402]

Unknown: Lew Wallace.

Unknown: Catherine Czerkawska.

Unknown: Ben Hur

Unknown: Neville Jason.

Unknown: Ian Masters

Unknown: Oliver Senton.

Unknown: Joshua Towb

Unknown: Michael Tudor Barnes

Unknown: Peter Yapp.

Music By: Wilfredo Acosta

Director: Glyn Dearman.

Bible: Michael Gambon

JudahBenHur: Jamie Glover

Messala: Samuel West

Simonides: Bernard Hepton

Sheik llderim: Freddie Jones

Am rah: Phyllis Calvert

Malluch: Gavin Muir

Mother: Margaret John

Tirzah: Natasha Pyne

Esther: Deborah Berlin

Iras: Becky Hindley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950407]

by Lew Wallace. Dramatised in four parts by Catherine Czerkawska.

3: The Chariot Race. The biggest day of Ben Hur 's life dawns -the chariot race with Messala. Each has staked his fortune on the outcome. Each has everything to lose.

Repeated from Sunday 2.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950407]

Unknown: Lew Wallace.

Unknown: Catherine Czerkawska.

Unknown: Ben Hur

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950409]

by Lew Wallace. The King Comes into His Kingdom. The final episode of Catherine Czerkawska 's dramatisation.

With Neville Jason , Don McCorkindale , Joshua Towb , Derek Waring , Peter Whitman and Peter Yapp. Music by Wilfredo Acosta. Director Glyn Dearman. Rptd Good Friday at 2.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950409]

Unknown: Lew Wallace.

Unknown: Catherine Czerkawska

Unknown: Neville Jason

Unknown: Don McCorkindale

Unknown: Joshua Towb

Unknown: Derek Waring

Unknown: Peter Whitman

Unknown: Peter Yapp.

Music By: Wilfredo Acosta.

Director: Glyn Dearman.

Bible: Michael Gambon

Judah Ben Hur: Jamie Glover

Simonides: Bernard Hepton

Balthasar: Michael Hordern

Amrah: Phyllis Calvert

Malluch: Gavin Muir

Mother: Margaret John

Tirzah: Natasha Pyne

Iras: Becky Hindley

Esther: Deborah Berlin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950414]

by Lew Wallace. The King Comes into His Kingdom. Final part of Catherine Czerkawska 's dramatisation. Repeated from Sunday 2.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950414]

Unknown: Lew Wallace.

Unknown: Catherine Czerkawska