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Horrible Histories. Image shows from L to R: Laurence Rickard, Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas, Ben Willbond. Copyright: Lion Television / Citrus Television.

Horrible Histories

CBBC sketch show. 88 episodes (6 series), 2009 - 2016. Stars Jim Howick, Simon Farnaby, Ben Willbond, Mathew Baynton, Martha Howe-Douglas, Laurence Rickard, John Eccleston and others.

Returns 5th Sep. Episode Guide
(2014 Specials, Episode 1 is repeated on today at 1:15pm)

Production Details

Production companies

Lion Television

Citrus Television

Also known as

Horrible History

Series 6 largely filmed on location at Dorney Court, South Buckinghamshire; Ham House, Richmond-upon-Thames; and Strawberry Hill House, Twickenham.
Laugh track


Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 16th April 2009 on BBC One at 4:35pm
Last new broadcast
Monday 5th September 2016 on CBBC at 5pm
Upcoming repeats
  1. 2014 Specials Episode 1: Today at 1:15pm
  2. Series 6 Episode 10: Tomorrow at 7pm
  3. Series 6 Episode 12: Tuesday at 7pm
  4. Series 6 Episode 13: Wednesday at 7pm
  5. Series 6 Episode 14: Thursday at 7pm
  6. Series 1 Episode 1: Friday at 7pm
  7. Series 4 Episode 14: Saturday at 5:35pm
  8. King John And The Magna Carta Episode 1: Sunday 31st July at 1:15pm
  9. Series 1 Episode 2: Monday 1st August at 7pm
  10. Series 1 Episode 3: Tuesday 2nd August at 7pmShow all repeats
  11. Series 1 Episode 4: Wednesday 3rd August at 7pm
  12. Series 1 Episode 5: Thursday 4th August at 7pm
  13. Series 1 Episode 6: Friday 5th August at 7pm

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