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 3, Episode 7

Drunk History. Image shows from L to R: Gordon Selfridge (Jamie Laing), John Logie Baird (Paul Kaye). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions
Jamie Laing and Paul Kaye star in Tom Parry's trollied take on John Logie Baird's big invention, while Stephen Mangan is in the trenches for Rick Edwards' story of the Christmas Truce.

Preview clips


A differently edited version of the Christmas Truce story was broadcast in the 2016 Christmas Special.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 19th April 2017
Comedy Central
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 21st April 2017 1:30am Comedy Central
Friday 21st April 2017 10:30pm CC Extra
Sunday 23rd April 2017 1:10am Comedy Central
Monday 24th April 2017 1:00am CC Extra
Tuesday 25th April 2017 12:00am Comedy Central
Monday 12th February 2018 2:50am CC Extra
Friday 21st September 2018 3:00am CC Extra
Thursday 16th May 2019 3:00am CC Extra
Saturday 23rd October 2021 2:30am CC Extra
Monday 25th October 2021 3:25am CC Extra

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Narrator
Guest cast
Dustin Demri-Burns British Soldier
Stephen Mangan Lieutenant Sir Edward Hulse
Dominic Coleman Adolf Hitler
Liam Williams Clapping Soldier
Theo Barklem-Biggs Leslie Walkington
Arron Crascall British Soldier
CiarĂ¡n Dowd German Soldier
Tomi May German Soldier
Paul Kaye John Logie Baird
David Earl Mr Twigg
Dane Baptiste Londoner
Lloyd Griffith Londoner
Jamie Laing Gordon Selfridge
Neil Ashton Pope Benedict XV
Tamer Hassan Sir John French
Tom Parry Self
Rick Edwards Self
Writing team
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Tom McKay Director
Adam Morris 1st Assistant Director
Ben Rogers Producer
Andy Brereton Executive Producer
Louise Holmes Executive Producer
Matt Tiller Executive Producer
Stuart Lutes Editor
Rachel Spann Editor
Jo Sutherland Production Designer
Sally Broome Casting Director
Lucy Williams Costume Designer
Ben Bee Director of Photography
Juliette Tomes Make-up Designer
Nick Murray Willis Animation


The invention of television

Tom Parry explains how television was invented.

Featuring: Paul Kaye (John Logie Baird), David Earl (Mr Twigg) & Tom Parry.


Video interview: Arron Crascall

I accidentally pranked someone in witness protection - it was terrifying.

The Huffington Post, 19th April 2017

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