Members of the public are pitted against superfit Gladiators in trials of strength, speed and stamina.
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 Falcon (98 episodes, 1993-1999)
Michael Lewis ...
 Saracen (96 episodes, 1992-1999)
Michael Ahearne ...
 Warrior (84 episodes, 1992-1997)
John Fashanu ...
 Himself - Host (77 episodes, 1992-1999)
Helen O'Reilly ...
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Katherine Staples ...
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Judy Simpson Cook ...
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Diane Youdale Mayhew ...
 Jet (59 episodes, 1992-1996)
Warren Furman ...
 Ace (49 episodes, 1996-1999)
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 Rio (49 episodes, 1996-1999)
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Members of the public are pitted against superfit Gladiators in trials of strength, speed and stamina.

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John Fashnu borrowed Craig Charles's catchphrase "Awooga!!!" from the BBC2 game-show "Cyberzone", which John Fashnu appeared in, as a guest. See more »

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Fashanu, John: Awooga!
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Referenced in David Baddiel Live on the Too Much Information Tour (1998) See more »

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we will we will ROCK YOU

(Scottish accent) Gladiator Ready! Contestant Ready! Micheal you will go on my first whistle! David you will go on my second whistle!

I loved the gladiators I thought that this programme made classic British Saturday nights possible.

Where else can you see HUGE grown men in liatards running around an arena trying to hit each other with giant cotton buds. I mean the person who invented this programme is either crazy or a genius...Either way the government has probably captured him doing all weird experiments on his brain.

Gladiators definitely ROCKED me!


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