Ben Hur theatre show streaming at Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Streaming online on demand from
Friday August 5th to Monday August 29th 2022 as part of the EDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL
Available to view from anywhere in the world.
The show was filmed on stage at Brixham Theatre, in Devon, UK.
Tel 0131 226 0000
Based on the classic 19th Century novel by Lew Wallace, to fabulous audience feedback for all previous venues.
Ben Hur is a meticulously crafted stage drama, packed with drama, action, and hope, set across the 1st Century Roman Empire. The story follows a young prince who is accused of attempted murder, sentenced to die as a galley slave, but survives, eventually returning to his homeland, to find that his mother and sister are missing. Despite exacting revenge against the Roman commander who destroyed his family, he finds no peace - until once again his life is changed by two slaves he freed, and a man from Nazareth...
As with all shows from The South Devon Players Theatre & Film Company, this production is suitable for teens and adults.
We produce a free online education pack on our website for students covering aspects of creating the production, a news blog, historical & cultural research, and more.
Strobe lighting – none but some lightening effects towards the end.
Strong language – Single use of the word “bastard”.
Sex & nudity – Verbal mention of rape in one scene. No nudity.
Violence – Various scenes primarily the arrest of the Hur family, the attack on the Roman galley, the staging of Gladiatorial games and the Crucifixion.
Use of stage blood – yes in scenes as above.
Loud sound effects – Loud sound effects used at several points within the show.
Characters entering through auditorium – yes at several points within the show
Tickets £10 (£8 Concs)
Streaming on demand.
1-3 Poplar Close Devon TQ5 0SA
Fri 5 Aug to Mon 29 August