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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.

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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.

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Broadcast details

Monday 2nd February 2015
Comedy Central
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 4th February 2015 12:30am Comedy Central
Thursday 5th February 2015 1:40am Comedy Central
Friday 6th February 2015 12:30am Comedy Central
Friday 6th February 2015 10:00pm Comedy Central
Sunday 8th February 2015 2:40am CC Extra
Monday 9th February 2015 12:00am Comedy Central
Thursday 2nd April 2015 12:00am Comedy Central
Saturday 4th April 2015 2:30am Comedy Central
Saturday 4th April 2015 11:35pm CC Extra
Tuesday 4th August 2015 10:30pm Comedy Central
Thursday 6th August 2015 10:30pm CC Extra
Monday 10th August 2015 1:00am CC Extra
Friday 11th December 2015 10:30pm Comedy Central
Saturday 12th December 2015 1:00am Comedy Central
Sunday 27th December 2015 1:00am CC Extra
Wednesday 27th January 2016 10:00pm Comedy Central
Monday 1st February 2016 11:30pm Comedy Central
Wednesday 27th July 2016 2:30am Comedy Central
Monday 1st August 2016 12:00am CC Extra
Thursday 22nd December 2016 11:30pm Comedy Central
Friday 23rd December 2016 2:30am CC Extra
Sunday 25th December 2016 11:30pm CC Extra
Monday 26th December 2016 3:30am Comedy Central
Friday 3rd August 2018 3:25am CC Extra
Tuesday 26th March 2019 3:05am CC Extra
Monday 1st April 2019 2:35am CC Extra
Wednesday 15th January 2020 12:30am Comedy Central
Wednesday 21st October 2020 1:30am CC Extra
Monday 26th October 2020 2:30am CC Extra
Saturday 3rd July 2021 12:10am CC Extra
Monday 5th July 2021 2:10am CC Extra
Saturday 28th August 2021 2:00am CC Extra
Sunday 23rd January 2022 4:55am CC Extra

Cast & crew

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

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