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Horrible Histories. Image shows from L to R: Frances (Miles Jupp), William Shakespeare (Tom Stourton), Jessica Ransom. Copyright: Lion Television / Citrus Television.

Horrible Histories

CBBC and BBC One 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 2, Episode 2 is repeated today at 7:30pm

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 2 Episode 2: Today at 7:30pm on CBBC
  2. Series 2 Episode 4: Monday at 7:30pm on CBBC
  3. Series 2 Episode 5: Tuesday at 7:30pm on CBBC
  4. Series 2 Episode 6: Wednesday at 7:30pm on CBBC
  5. Series 2 Episode 7: Thursday at 7:30pm on CBBC
  6. Series 2 Episode 9: Friday 27th January at 7:30pm on CBBC

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