Drunk History. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions
Drunk History

Drunk History

  • TV comedy
  • Comedy Central
  • 2014 - 2017
  • 29 episodes (3 series)

British version of the hit US format in which an inebriated narrator attempts to recount an event from history. Stars Jimmy Carr.

  • Series 1, Episode 1 repeated Thursday at 3:15am on CC Extra

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Series 1, Episode 1

Drunk History. King Henry VIII (Tom Davis). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions
Tonight Rob Beckett on Henry VIII, Kerry Howard talks Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, and James Acaster on The Black Death.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Monday 12th January 2015
Comedy Central
30 minutes


  1. Thursday 20th January 2022 at 3:15am on CC Extra
  2. Sunday 23rd January 2022 at 3:45am on CC Extra

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 13th January 2015 11:00pm Comedy Central
Wednesday 14th January 2015 10:00pm Comedy Central
Thursday 15th January 2015 10:40pm Comedy Central
Friday 16th January 2015 10:00pm Comedy Central
Sunday 18th January 2015 11:15pm Comedy Central
Saturday 24th January 2015 11:00pm Comedy Central
Sunday 25th January 2015 11:15pm Comedy Central
Friday 3rd April 2015 11:20pm CC Extra
Tuesday 14th July 2015 10:30pm Comedy Central
Saturday 18th July 2015 11:30pm Comedy Central
Friday 20th November 2015 10:30pm Comedy Central
Saturday 21st November 2015 1:00am Comedy Central
Sunday 22nd November 2015 12:00am Comedy Central
Friday 25th December 2015 12:10am CC Extra
Monday 11th January 2016 11:30pm Comedy Central
Wednesday 13th January 2016 10:00pm Comedy Central
Friday 15th January 2016 1:00am CC Extra
Saturday 16th January 2016 2:00am Comedy Central
Wednesday 20th July 2016 2:30am Comedy Central
Saturday 30th July 2016 1:30am Comedy Central
Tuesday 20th December 2016 11:00pm Comedy Central
Thursday 22nd December 2016 2:00am CC Extra
Saturday 24th December 2016 11:00pm CC Extra
Monday 26th December 2016 2:00am Comedy Central
Sunday 17th December 2017 3:05am CC Extra
Sunday 31st December 2017 2:55am CC Extra
Friday 3rd August 2018 2:00am CC Extra
Tuesday 19th March 2019 3:00am CC Extra
Tuesday 14th January 2020 12:00am Comedy Central
Tuesday 20th October 2020 1:00am CC Extra
Friday 23rd October 2020 1:00am CC Extra
Monday 26th October 2020 1:00am CC Extra
Saturday 21st August 2021 1:30am CC Extra
Monday 23rd August 2021 2:30am CC Extra

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Narrator
Guest cast
Tom Davis King Henry VIII
Mathew Horne Thomas Cromwell
Marek Larwood Hans Holbein
Dustin Demri-Burns Sir Anthony Browne
Tony Way Anne of Cleves
Rebecca Front Queen Victoria
Joel Fry Prince Albert
Lisa McAllister Courtier
Richard Rycroft Albert's Friend
Mark Davison Royal Doctor
Rob Beckett Self
Kerry Howard Self
James Acaster Self
Writing team
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Tom McKay Director
Ben Rogers Producer
Andy Brereton Executive Producer
Jill Offman Executive Producer
Lourdes Diaz Executive Producer
Joe McVey Executive Producer
Stuart Lutes Editor
Guy Tetzner Editor
Andy Kinnear Editor
Jim Holloway Production Designer
Nick Murray Willis Animation
Charlotte Pearson Production Designer


Henry VIII - Part 1

A smashed Rob Beckett tries to tell the story of Henry VIII.

Featuring: Rob Beckett.

Henry VIII - Part 2

The second part of the story from Rob Beckett.

Featuring: Tom Davis (King Henry VIII), Dustin Demri-Burns (Sir Anthony Browne) & Tony Way (Anne of Cleves).

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