A puppet theatre telling of the parable of the Good Samaritan. A man is attacked by robbers on the road from Jericho to Jerusalem and is ignored by a series of passers-by.

First broadcast:
12 February 1996

Share the parable of the Good Samaritan with pupils and discuss its meaning. Use the clip to discuss the nature of parables and how Jesus conveyed important messages via simple stories. Why are these stories powerful and how do they still retain their meaning?