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.

Series 2, Episode 6 is repeated on CC Extra on Saturday at 1:30am.

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
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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