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Drunk History

Comedy Central comedy in which drunk comedians tell stories. 29 episodes (3 series), 2014 - 2017. Stars Jimmy Carr.

Series 1, Episode 4

Ben Ashenden regales us with the story of Guy Fawkes and the gunpowder plot and Joe Lycett tells us all about the Krays.

Broadcast details

Monday 2nd February 2015
Comedy Central
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Jimmy Carr Narrator
    Guest cast
    Dustin Demri-Burns Ronnie Kray
    Seb Cardinal Reggie Kray
    Alan Williams Kray Informer
    Arnold Widdowson Charlie 'Catman' Clarke
    Ben Bailey Smith Leonard 'Nipper' Read
    Bruce Mackinnon Police Boss
    Andrew Buckley Policeman
    Tom Stourton King James I
    Mark Williams Robert Catesby
    Alexander Owen Plotter
    Seb Cardinal Guy Fawkes
    Steve Edge King's Guard 1
    Russell Kane Self
    Joe Lycett Self
    Ben Ashenden 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
    Jim Holloway Production Designer
    Nick Murray Willis Animation


    Ben Ashenden on Guy Fawkes

    Here is the story of Guy Fawkes... after having been filtered through a man who has had a few drinks.

    Featuring: Ben Ashenden, Mark Williams (Robert Catesby), Alexander Owen (Plotter), Seb Cardinal (Guy Fawkes).

    Joe Lycett talks about The Krays - Part 1

    East End gangsters The Krays somehow don't sound quite so scary when it is a drunk Joe Lycett talking about them.

    Featuring: Joe Lycett, Ben Bailey Smith (Leonard 'Nipper' Read), Bruce Mackinnon (Police Boss), Andrew Buckley (Policeman).

    Joe Lycett talks about The Krays - Part 2

    Joe Lycett recalls how the police handled the Kray case, and how the Kray twins party.

    Featuring: Joe Lycett, Dustin Demri-Burns (Ronnie Kray), Seb Cardinal (Reggie Kray), Ben Bailey Smith (Leonard 'Nipper' Read), Bruce Mackinnon (Police Boss).


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