Horrible Histories - Production Details

Horrible Histories. Image shows from L to R: Laurence Rickard, Ben Willbond, Martha Howe-Douglas, Mathew Baynton, Jim Howick, Simon Farnaby. Image credit: Lion Television.

"Smash hit CBBC series introducing children to gruesome events and ghastly characters from British and international history"

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Comedy Details
Comedy Type:TV Sketch Show
Broadcast:Thu 16th April 2009 - Mon 17th August 2015  (CBBC / BBC1)
Episode Count:85 (6 series)
Production Companies :Lion Television
Citrus Television
Laugh Track:NO, Laugh Track Free
Regular Cast
Jim Howick ... Various
Simon Farnaby ... Various
Ben Willbond ... Various (Series 1-5)
Mathew Baynton ... Various (Series 1-5)
Martha Howe-Douglas ... Various (Series 1-5)
Laurence Rickard ... Various (Series 1-5)
Sarah Hadland ... Various (Series 1-2 & 4-6)
Tom Stourton ... Various (Series 6)
Adam Riches ... Various (Series 6)
Naz Osmanoglu ... Various (Series 6)
Jalaal Hartley ... Various (Series 6)
Jessica Ransom ... Various (Series 6)
Louise Ford (II) ... Various (Series 6)
Natalie Walter ... Various (Series 6)
Jon Culshaw ... Various (Voice) (Series 1-5)
Jess Robinson ... Various (Voice) (Series 1-5)
Mark Gatiss ... Movie Executive (Series 4-5)
Steve Pemberton ... Movie Executive (Series 4-5)
Reece Shearsmith ... Movie Executive (Series 4-5)
John Eccleston ... Rattus Rattus (Voice) (Series 1-5)
Meera Syal ... Self (Series 1)
Alice Lowe ... Ensemble (Various Roles) (Series 2-3 & 5)
Rhashan Stone ... Ensemble (Various Roles) (Series 3-4)
Giles Terera ... Ensemble (Various Roles) (Series 1-5)
Katy Wix ... Ensemble (Various Roles) (Series 1-4)
Lawry Lewin ... Ensemble (Various Roles) (Series 2-6)
Dominique Moore ... Ensemble (Various Roles) (Series 2-5)
Lisa Devlin ... Ensemble (Various Roles) (Series 1)
Javone Prince ... Ensemble (Various Roles) (Series 1)
Writing Team
Terry Deary ... Creator (Series 1-5)
Mathew Baynton ... Writer (Series 2)
Colin Swash ... Writer (Series 2-4)
Steve Punt ... Writer (Series 1-5)
Jon Holmes ... Writer (Series 1-3)
Dave Cohen ... Writer (Series 1-5)
Ben Ward ... Writer (Series 1-5)
Greg Jenner ... Writer (Series 1-3 & 5)
Laurence Rickard ... Writer (Series 1-5)
Gerard Foster ... Writer (Series 2-5)
Giles Pilbrow ... Writer (Series 2-5)
Production Team
Simon Gibney ... Director (Series 6)
Ian Curtis ... Director (Series 6)
Caroline Norris ... Series Producer (Series 1-5)
Steve Connelly ... Director (Series 1-5)
Dominic Brigstocke ... Director (Series 2-5)
Chloe Thomas ... Director (Series 1 & 4)
Giles Pilbrow ... Producer (Series 1-5)
Imogen Cooper ... Producer (Series 3-5)
Dominic Brigstocke ... Producer (Series 1)
Melissa Hardinge ... Exec Producer (Series 4-6)
Bill Hobbins ... Exec Producer (Series 6)
Richard Bradley ... Exec Producer
Alison Gregory ... Exec Producer (Series 2-4)
Kim Shillinglaw ... Exec Producer (Series 1)
Miranda Jones ... Production Design (Series 1-5)
Peter Oliver ... Editor (Series 5)
Richie Webb ... Composer (Series 1-5)
Nigel Williams ... Editor (Series 2-4)
Mike Holliday ... Editor (Series 2-5)
Will Peverett ... Editor (Series 2)
Matt Katz ... Composer (Series 1)
Charlie Fawcett ... Editor (Series 1)
Michelle Turkington ... Editor (Series 1)
Other Cast / Crew
Cheryl Taylor ... Commissioner (Series 6)

For guest cast and crew see our episode guides