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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 1, Episode 4 is repeated on CC Extra on Saturday 3rd July at 12:10am.

Drunk History. Image shows from L to R: Gordon Selfridge (Jamie Laing), John Logie Baird (Paul Kaye). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Series 3, Episode 7

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.


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

Cast & crew

Regular cast
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
Ben Rogers Producer
Andy Brereton Executive Producer
Louise Holmes Executive Producer
Matt Tiller Executive Producer
Nick Murray Willis Animation


The invention of television

Tom Parry explains how television was invented.

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


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