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

Drunk History. Image shows from L to R: Harold Godwinson (Marc Wootton), William The Bastard (Phill Jupitus). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Series 2, Episode 9

Nick Helm and Sara Pascoe narrate boozy tales about the Battle of Hastings (starring Phill Jupitus and Jordan Stephens) and Catherine Parr (starring Emma Bunton and Neil Maskell).

Broadcast details

Wednesday 6th April 2016
Comedy Central
30 minutes


  1. Thursday 7th April 2016 at 10:10pm on CC Extra
  2. Saturday 9th April 2016 at 12:00am on Comedy Central
  3. Sunday 10th April 2016 at 3:00am on Comedy Central
  4. Monday 11th April 2016 at 2:00am on Comedy Central
  5. Tuesday 12th April 2016 at 12:30am on Comedy Central
  6. Saturday 23rd July 2016 at 1:30am on Comedy Central

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jimmy Carr Narrator
Guest cast
Marc Wootton Harold Godwinson
Phill Jupitus William The Bastard
Jordan Stephens Norman Soldier
Neil Maskell King Henry VIII
Emma Bunton Catherine Parr
Mike Wozniak Dr Thomas Wendy
Guz Khan Henry's Manservant
Tom Bell King's Counsel
George Fouracres English Soldier
Ben Frimstone Norman Soldier
Max Olesker Thomas Seymour
Nick Helm Self
Emma Bunton 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


Phill Jupitus as William the Conqueror

Nick Helm tells the story of the Battle of Hastings. Phill Jupitus plays William the Conqueror.

Emma Bunton as Catherine Parr

Sara Pascoe tells the story of King Henry VIII, with Emma Bunton as Catherine Parr.

Catherine Parr and Henry VIII

Sara Pascoe explains how Catherine Parr (Emma Bunton) tried to dodge the advances of King Henry VIII (Neil Maskell).

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