Drunk History. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Drunk History

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

Drunk History. Image shows from L to R: Elsie Wright (Catherine Tate), Frances Griffiths (Mathew Horne). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Series 2, Episode 5

Charlotte Ritchie reveals the truth behind The Cottingley Fairies (stars Catherine Tate and Mathew Horne), and Nish Kumar talks about the Invention of the Telephone (featuring Anthony Head).

Broadcast details

Wednesday 9th March 2016
Comedy Central
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Jimmy Carr Narrator
    Guest cast
    Catherine Tate Elsie Wright
    Mathew Horne Frances Griffiths
    Alexander Kirk Arthur Wright
    Matthew Steer Edward Gardner
    Bruce Mackinnon Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Anthony Head Alexander Graham Bell
    Tom Stourton Thomas Watson
    Tim Key Thomas Edison
    Mathew Baynton Antonio Meucci
    Kath Hughes Polly Wright
    James Meehan Theosophist
    Charlotte Ritchie Self
    Nish Kumar Self
    CiarĂ¡n Dowd Actor
    Marcus Butler Ensemble Actor
    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 Cottingley Fairies

    Charlotte Ritchie reveals the truth behind The Cottingley Fairies.


    Nish Kumar talks about the invention of the telephone.


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