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 4

Drunk History. Disgusted Lady (Vicky Pattison). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions
Tom Rosenthal talks about Richard III, while a sloshed Jessica Knappett tells the story of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.

Preview clips

Further details

Hugh Dennis and Dustin Demri Burns star in Richard III, by Tom Rosenthal. And Jessica Knappett tells her version of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein starring Vicky Pattison, Mathew Baynton, Jon Richardson and Morgana Robinson.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 2nd March 2016
Comedy Central
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 3rd March 2016 10:00pm CC Extra
Friday 4th March 2016 11:00pm Comedy Central
Sunday 6th March 2016 12:30am Comedy Central
Monday 7th March 2016 12:00am Comedy Central
Tuesday 8th March 2016 12:00am Comedy Central
Wednesday 15th June 2016 10:30pm Comedy Central
Friday 17th June 2016 11:30pm Comedy Central
Thursday 11th August 2016 2:30am Comedy Central
Friday 12th August 2016 11:55pm CC Extra
Monday 15th August 2016 12:30am CC Extra
Thursday 29th December 2016 12:30am Comedy Central
Friday 30th December 2016 2:30am CC Extra
Wednesday 15th February 2017 10:30pm Comedy Central
Saturday 18th February 2017 2:00am CC Extra
Monday 20th February 2017 2:00am CC Extra
Sunday 5th March 2017 12:30am CC Extra
Friday 24th August 2018 2:30am CC Extra
Tuesday 16th April 2019 3:00am CC Extra
Wednesday 22nd January 2020 12:30am Comedy Central
Saturday 25th January 2020 4:10am CC Extra
Thursday 29th October 2020 1:30am CC Extra
Monday 2nd November 2020 2:30am CC Extra
Saturday 18th September 2021 2:00am CC Extra
Monday 20th September 2021 3:00am CC Extra
Wednesday 2nd February 2022 3:25am CC Extra
Thursday 3rd February 2022 2:25am CC Extra
Sunday 8th May 2022 12:55am CC Extra
Saturday 14th May 2022 2:00am CC Extra
Thursday 26th May 2022 1:30am CC Extra
Saturday 28th May 2022 2:30am CC Extra
Wednesday 1st June 2022 11:30pm CC Extra

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Narrator
Guest cast
Hugh Dennis Richard III
Bruce Mackinnon Noble
Dustin Demri-Burns Henry Tudor
Tim Key Lord Stanley
Liam Williams Stanley's Man
Mathew Baynton Lord Byron
Vicky Pattison Disgusted Lady
Nick Mohammed John William Polidori
Jon Richardson Percy Shelley
Morgana Robinson Mary Godwin
Edward Easton Richard III's Soldier
Tom Rosenthal Self
Jessica Knappett 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


Richard III (The Creepy Uncle)

Tom Rosenthal tells the story of Richard III... the creepy uncle.

Lord Byron

A drunk Jessica Knappett tells a story involving Lord Byron.

Percy Shelly

Jessica Knappett tells the story of Mary Shelley.

Tom Rosenthal gets very drunk

Tom Rosenthal - now rather drunk - is struggling to remember a quote.

Tom Rosenthal is sick

Tom Rosenthal has to stop recording his episode of Drunk History to go be sick.

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