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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.

Another series is in development.
(Series 5, Episode 4 is repeated today at 7pm)

Production Details

Production companies

Lion Television

Citrus Television

Laugh track


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

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. Series 5 Episode 4: Today at 7pm on CBBC
  2. Series 5 Episode 5: Tomorrow at 7pm on CBBC
  3. Series 6 Episode 13: Sunday at 2pm on CBBC
  4. Series 4 Episode 15: Sunday at 3:25pm on CBBC
  5. Series 5 Episode 6: Monday at 7pm on CBBC
  6. Series 5 Episode 7: Tuesday at 7pm on CBBC
  7. Series 5 Episode 8: Wednesday 2nd November at 7pm on CBBC
  8. Series 5 Episode 9: Thursday 3rd November at 7pm on CBBC

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