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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.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2

Tom Rosenthal talks The Great Fire of London, Andrew Maxwell on graverobbers Burke and Hare, and Rob Beckett on Queen Victoria's unwanted cheese.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Monday 19th January 2015
Comedy Central
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 20th January 2015 11:00pm Comedy Central
Wednesday 21st January 2015 10:00pm Comedy Central
Thursday 22nd January 2015 11:15pm Comedy Central
Friday 23rd January 2015 10:00pm Comedy Central
Saturday 24th January 2015 11:30pm Comedy Central
Thursday 19th March 2015 12:00am Comedy Central
Saturday 21st March 2015 2:30am Comedy Central
Friday 3rd April 2015 11:50pm CC Extra
Tuesday 21st July 2015 10:30pm Comedy Central
Saturday 25th July 2015 11:30pm Comedy Central
Sunday 29th November 2015 1:00am Comedy Central
Saturday 26th December 2015 12:00am CC Extra
Monday 18th January 2016 11:30pm Comedy Central
Friday 22nd January 2016 1:00am CC Extra
Saturday 23rd January 2016 2:00am Comedy Central
Thursday 21st July 2016 2:30am Comedy Central
Tuesday 20th December 2016 11:30pm Comedy Central
Thursday 22nd December 2016 2:30am CC Extra
Monday 26th December 2016 2:30am Comedy Central
Sunday 17th December 2017 3:30am CC Extra
Sunday 31st December 2017 3:20am CC Extra
Friday 3rd August 2018 2:30am CC Extra
Wednesday 20th March 2019 3:00am CC Extra
Tuesday 14th January 2020 12:30am Comedy Central
Tuesday 20th October 2020 1:30am CC Extra
Friday 23rd October 2020 1:30am CC Extra
Monday 26th October 2020 1:30am CC Extra
Saturday 21st August 2021 2:00am CC Extra
Monday 23rd August 2021 3:00am CC Extra

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Narrator
Guest cast
Tony Way Lord Mayor Bloodworth
Marek Larwood Lord Mayor's Servant
Dustin Demri-Burns Samuel Pepys
Mathew Horne King Charles II
Nick Mohammed William Burke
Marek Larwood William Hare
Marc Wootton Dr Robert Knox
Steve Edge Victims
Daisy Beaumont Hotel Guest
Harry Peacock Policeman
Ben Frimstone Firefighter
Joe Varley (as Joseph Varley) Firefighter
Rob Beckett Self
Tom Rosenthal Self
Andrew Maxwell 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


Great Fire - Part 1

He may have had a lot to drink, but that doesn't stop Tom Rosenthal trying to tell the story of The Great Fire of London.

Featuring: Tony Way (Lord Mayor Bloodworth) & Marek Larwood (Lord Mayor's Servant).

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