Members of the public are pitted against superfit Gladiators in trials of strength, speed and stamina.
The ultimate challenge.
Did You Know?
When John Fashnu originally left the show, the producer's first choice of replacement was no other than motoring journalist Jeremy Clarkson. He declined. See more
For the VHS releases of the first 3 series from Silver Vision, the use of popular music for events and Gladiator entrances was omitted for copyright reasons. The only exceptions were Queen's 'We Will Rock You' for Atlaspheres, and Edwin Starr's 'War' (used as Shadow's signature tune) which remained intact. See more