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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.

Drunk History. Image shows from L to R: Ewen Montagu (Dean Dobbs), Charles Cholmondeley (Jack Howard). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Series 3, Episode 8

Ashley Walters and Mark Benton star in Judi Love's mortal tale of Charles I's downfall. Miles Jupp takes on Operation Mincemeat with Jack Howard and Dean Dobbs as the WW2 heroes.

Further details

Judi Love interview

Drunk History. Judi Love. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

What is your story about?

The story of Charles I vs Oliver Cromwell.

How much did you drink in total, do you think?

I swear I drank at lease half a bottle of brandy.

What was the next morning like?

Heavy! I just remember laying down then it was morning... bright, bloody bright!

Where did it rate on the hangover scale?

The scale was around 6 to be honest, as I drank loads of water. The worst hang over was my 21st birthday... omg my friend ended up in hospital and we had food poisoning!

Have you seen your episode yet?

I haven't seen it. I am nervous as I don't remember a thing, but I will just blame it on the alcohol.

Are you interested in history?

Yes, I do like history now that I am an adult. I didn't pay much attention at school as they never made it interesting.

If you had a time machine, which time period would you most like to go back to, and why?

Alabama 1955, the bus that Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on. I think the look on the aggressors faces must have been priceless and could be made quite comical. I would love to have been a fly on the bus window to feel the tension.

Meanwhile, if you could have a night down the pub with any historical figures, who would you invite?

Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela, Maya Angelou, Kunta Kinte.

If you did Drunk History again do you have any thoughts on what story you'd like to recount next time?

Rosa Parks on the bus, Alabam in 1955.

What are you working on next?

I'm very busy filming for TV shows and doing lots of stand-up comedy shows around the country. Go to judilove.co.uk and subscribe to receive all of my updates!

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 26th April 2017
Time
10pm
Channel
Comedy Central
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Jimmy Carr Narrator
    Guest cast
    John Thomson Winston Churchill
    Jack Howard Charles Cholmondeley
    Dean Dobbs Ewen Montagu
    Lolly Adefope Archivist
    Jake Canuso Spanish General
    Tim Downie Adolf Hitler
    Ashley Walters King Charles I
    Mark Benton Oliver Cromwell
    Daisy Beaumont Woman
    Mo Gilligan Man
    Ed Eales White (as Ed Eales-White) John Bradshaw
    Gurpal Gill Executioner 2
    Lloyd Griffith Executioner 3
    Akai Osei Charles II
    Miles Jupp Self
    Judi Love Self
    Writing team
    Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
    Production team
    Tom McKay Director
    Ben Rogers Producer
    Andrew Brereton (as Andy Brereton) Executive Producer
    Louise Holmes Executive Producer
    Matt Tiller Executive Producer
    Stuart Lutes Editor
    Rachel Spann Editor
    Jo Sutherland Production Designer

    Videos

    Operation Mincemeat

    Miles Jupp sort of remembers a story about Winston Churchill.

    Featuring: Miles Jupp, John Thomson (Winston Churchill), Jack Howard (Charles Cholmondeley), Dean Dobbs (Ewen Montagu).

    The Trial Of King Charles

    It's time for a trial!

    Featuring: Ashley Walters (King Charles I), Mark Benton (Oliver Cromwell), Ed Eales-White (John Bradshaw).

    Chris O'Dowd's Hangover Cure

    Chris O'Dowd answers some questions.

    Jack and Dean introduce their characters

    Jack and Dean talk about who they are playing in this episode.

    Featuring: Jack Howard (Charles Cholmondeley), Dean Dobbs (Ewen Montagu).

    Jack and Dean talk about being drunk

    Jack and Dean want Hitler at their dinner party... they do explain why though! Plus, what is their favourite drink?

    Featuring: Jack Howard (Charles Cholmondeley), Dean Dobbs (Ewen Montagu).

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