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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 3

Romesh Ranganathan talks Tutankhamun, Joe Lycett on highway man Dick Turpin, and Tom Rosenthal explains how Byron had a pet bear!

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Monday 26th January 2015
Comedy Central
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 27th January 2015 11:00pm Comedy Central
Wednesday 28th January 2015 10:00pm Comedy Central
Thursday 29th January 2015 11:40pm Comedy Central
Friday 30th January 2015 10:00pm Comedy Central
Sunday 1st February 2015 2:20am CC Extra
Monday 2nd February 2015 12:40am Comedy Central
Thursday 26th March 2015 12:00am Comedy Central
Saturday 28th March 2015 2:30am Comedy Central
Saturday 4th April 2015 11:05pm CC Extra
Tuesday 28th July 2015 10:30pm Comedy Central
Thursday 30th July 2015 10:30pm CC Extra
Monday 3rd August 2015 1:00am CC Extra
Friday 4th December 2015 10:30pm Comedy Central
Saturday 5th December 2015 1:00am Comedy Central
Saturday 26th December 2015 12:30am CC Extra
Wednesday 20th January 2016 10:00pm Comedy Central
Monday 25th January 2016 11:30pm Comedy Central
Friday 29th January 2016 1:00am CC Extra
Friday 22nd July 2016 2:30am Comedy Central
Wednesday 27th July 2016 10:30pm Comedy Central
Thursday 22nd December 2016 11:00pm Comedy Central
Friday 23rd December 2016 2:00am CC Extra
Saturday 24th December 2016 11:30pm CC Extra
Monday 26th December 2016 3:00am Comedy Central
Friday 3rd August 2018 3:00am CC Extra
Thursday 21st March 2019 3:00am CC Extra
Wednesday 15th January 2020 12:00am Comedy Central
Wednesday 21st October 2020 1:00am CC Extra
Monday 26th October 2020 2:00am CC Extra
Thursday 12th November 2020 1:30am CC Extra
Sunday 15th November 2020 2:30am CC Extra
Monday 18th January 2021 3:50am Comedy Central
Saturday 21st August 2021 2:30am CC Extra
Monday 23rd August 2021 3:25am CC Extra
Friday 21st January 2022 3:25am CC Extra
Sunday 23rd January 2022 4:30am CC Extra
Tuesday 25th January 2022 3:25am CC Extra
Wednesday 18th May 2022 11:00pm CC Extra
Saturday 21st May 2022 1:30am CC Extra

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Narrator
Guest cast
Mathew Horne Howard Carter
Simon Day Lord Carnarvon
Joe Varley (as Joseph Varley) Arthur Weigall
Alan Williams Weigall's Journalist Colleague
Pippa Evans Conspiring Journalist
Jamie Demetriou Conspiring Journalist
Luke Pasqualino Dick Turpin
Matthew Steer Victim 1
Tony Way Tom King
Joe Varley (as Joseph Varley) Victim 2 (Coachman)
Joe Varley (as Joseph Varley) Pub Punter
Mike Wozniak Post Master James Smith
Matthew Tait Policeman
Matthew Steer Hangman
Ben Rogers Times Journalist
Romesh Ranganathan Self
Tom Rosenthal Self
Joe Lycett 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
Jim Holloway Production Designer
Nick Murray Willis Animation


Joe Lycett tells the story of Dick Turpin

Joe Lycett explains about how Dick Turpin has a very solid brand.

Featuring: Luke Pasqualino (Dick Turpin), Matthew Steer (Victim 1), Tony Way (Tom King), Joseph Varley (Victim 2) & Joe Lycett.

Romesh Ranganathan on Tutankhamun

Romesh Ranganathan explains the curse related to Tutankhamun.

Featuring: Mathew Horne (Howard Carter), Simon Day (Lord Carnarvon), Joseph Varley (Arthur Weigall), Alan Williams (Weigall's Journalist Colleague), Pippa Evans (Conspiring Journalist), Jamie Demetriou (Conspiring Journalist) & Romesh Ranganathan.

Joe Lycett on Dick Turpin

Joe Lycett tells the story of the famous highwayman.

Featuring: Luke Pasqualino (Dick Turpin), Matthew Steer (Victim 1) & Joe Lycett.

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