Ben Hur

Ben Hur     |   Alastair Jessiman 1 series . 4 episode(s)

The story of Judah Ben-Hur, a Judean aristocrat who, during the reign of the Roman Emperor Tiberius, is enslaved through the betrayal of his Roman friend Messala. Embittered and vengeful after regaining his freedom, he is redeemed after encountering Jesus and witnessing his crucifixion. Originally a Lew Wallace novel of 1880, the story has been adapted for stage, screen and radio numerous times.

01 | A Friendship Betrayed. A Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by his Roman soldier friend.
02 | Son of Arrius. Freed from slavery, the prince encounters his old enemy Messala.
03 | The Chariot Race. The prince and his former friend Messala try to exact brutal revenge on each other.
04 | The King Comes into His Kingdom. After the prince’s victory in the chariot race, news arrives of his mother and sister.

All available titles by this author / playwright:
Sensitive, The Ben Hur