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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 3, Episode 9 is repeated on CC Extra on Monday at 2:30am.

Drunk History. Image shows from L to R: Unknown, Disgusted Lady (Vicky Pattison). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Series 2, Episode 4

Tom Rosenthal talks about Richard III, while a sloshed Jessica Knappett tells the story of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.

Full synopsis

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


  1. Thursday 3rd March 2016 at 10:00pm on CC Extra
  2. Friday 4th March 2016 at 11:00pm on Comedy Central
  3. Sunday 6th March 2016 at 12:30am on Comedy Central
  4. Monday 7th March 2016 at 12:00am on Comedy Central
  5. Tuesday 8th March 2016 at 12:00am on Comedy Central
  6. Wednesday 15th June 2016 at 10:30pm on Comedy Central
  7. Friday 17th June 2016 at 11:30pm on Comedy Central
  8. Thursday 11th August 2016 at 2:30am on Comedy Central
  9. Friday 12th August 2016 at 11:55pm on CC Extra
  10. Monday 15th August 2016 at 12:30am on CC Extra
  11. Thursday 29th December 2016 at 12:30am on Comedy Central
  12. Friday 30th December 2016 at 2:30am on CC Extra
  13. Wednesday 15th February 2017 at 10:30pm on Comedy Central
  14. Saturday 18th February 2017 at 2:00am on CC Extra
  15. Monday 20th February 2017 at 2:00am on CC Extra
  16. Sunday 5th March 2017 at 12:30am on CC Extra

Cast & crew

Regular cast
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
Andrew Brereton (as Andy Brereton) Executive Producer
Jill Offman Executive Producer
Lourdes Diaz Executive Producer
Stuart Lutes Editor
Mo Holden Production Designer


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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