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.

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Series 2, Episode 2

Drunk History. Image shows from L to R: Edward Wilson (Tim Downie), Captain Robert Falcon Scott (Mathew Horne), Lawrence Oates (Matthew Steer). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions
Iain Stirling slurs his way through Scott of the Antarctic (featuring Mathew Horne and Catherine Tate); whilst Chris Ramsey talks the sinking of the Titanic (featuring Phill Jupitus and Ben Bailey Smith).

Preview clips

Further details

Mathew Horne answers a few quick questions about drinking...

What's your secret drunk munchies food?

Spaghetti Carbonara with Spaghetti Carbonara.

Are you a good or a bad drunk?

Don't ask me!

Tell us your funniest story from a drunken night out...

I can't remember it, but it was definitely funny (then, less so now).

If you could be one historical figure who would you be and why?

Probably Ghandi, because of all the dinner parties with other dead historical figures.

Who would you most like to have a pint with from history and why?

David Bowie, obviously.

If you could go back in time to any moment in history when would it be and why?

To question 1, and change it to Spaghetti Bolognese.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 10th February 2016
Comedy Central
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 12th February 2016 1:00am CC Extra
Friday 12th February 2016 11:00pm Comedy Central
Sunday 14th February 2016 12:15am Comedy Central
Monday 15th February 2016 1:00am Comedy Central
Monday 15th February 2016 11:30pm Comedy Central
Wednesday 24th February 2016 10:30pm Comedy Central
Monday 29th February 2016 11:00pm Comedy Central
Wednesday 1st June 2016 10:30pm Comedy Central
Friday 3rd June 2016 11:30pm Comedy Central
Friday 5th August 2016 2:30am Comedy Central
Monday 8th August 2016 12:30am CC Extra
Tuesday 27th December 2016 12:30am Comedy Central
Wednesday 28th December 2016 12:30am Comedy Central
Thursday 29th December 2016 2:30am CC Extra
Wednesday 1st February 2017 10:30pm Comedy Central
Monday 6th February 2017 1:45am CC Extra
Saturday 4th March 2017 11:30pm CC Extra
Wednesday 20th December 2017 3:00am CC Extra
Monday 25th December 2017 3:20am CC Extra
Friday 17th August 2018 3:50am CC Extra
Wednesday 10th April 2019 3:00am CC Extra
Saturday 18th January 2020 3:50am Comedy Central
Wednesday 28th October 2020 1:30am CC Extra
Monday 2nd November 2020 1:30am CC Extra

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Narrator
Guest cast
Mathew Horne Captain Robert Falcon Scott
Matthew Steer Lawrence Oates
Tim Downie Edward Wilson
Catherine Tate Mary Wilson
Tom Stourton Roald Amundsen
Ben Bailey Smith Bruce Ismay
Mark Davison Thomas Andrews
Phill Jupitus Captain Edward Smith
Bruce Mackinnon Steward
John Kearns Frederick Fleet
Iain Stirling Self
Chris Ramsey 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
Stuart Lutes Editor
Mo Holden Production Designer
Nick Murray Willis Animation


The Titanic captain is interviewed

Chris Ramsey, telling the story of the Titanic, explains how the captain was interviewed.

The Titanic is sinking

Chris Ramsey explains what happened as the Titanic was sinking.

Scott of the Antartic

A wasted Iain Stirling slurs his way through the story of Scott of the Antarctic (featuring Mathew Horne and Catherine Tate).

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