Members of the public are pitted against superfit Gladiators in trials of strength, speed and stamina.
The ultimate challenge.
Did You Know?
Female Gladiator Fox revealed in an interview that she really disliked her Gladiator name as she felt it didn't suit her personality, but liked her theme tune - 'Foxy Lady' by Jimi Hendrix. Ironically Fox kept her Gladiator name when she transferred to the South African team for their penultimate 5th series. 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
Version of American Gladiators