Horrible Histories. Image shows from L to R: Gemma Whelan, Ryan Sampson, Tom Stourton
Horrible Histories

Horrible Histories

  • TV sketch show
  • CBBC / BBC One
  • 2009 - 2024
  • 139 episodes (10 series)

Hit sketch show based on surprising facts from world history, inspired by the hit children's book series. Stars Jim Howick, Simon Farnaby, Ben Willbond, Mathew Baynton, Martha Howe-Douglas and more.

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Series 10 - Songtastic Musical Special

Horrible Histories. Richie Webb
Rattus enlists HH songwriter Richie for a show in which everything is a song!

Broadcast details

Friday 10th May 2024
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 12th May 2024 1:05pm CBBC
Thursday 6th June 2024 9:20am CBBC

Cast & crew

Tom Stourton Various
Jessica Ransom Various
Richard David-Caine Various
Harrie Hayes Various
Emily Lloyd-Saini Various
James McNicholas Various
Jon Culshaw Various (Voice)
Ethan Lawrence Ensemble Actor
Inel Tomlinson Ensemble Actor
Paul G Raymond Ensemble Actor
Timmika Ramsay Ensemble Actor
Dave Chapman Rattus Rattus
Guest cast
Jill Scott (as Jill Scott MBE) Guest
Chris Chan Various (Voice)
Richie Webb Self
Susie Donkin Ensemble Actor
Viraj Juneja Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Ben Ward Writer
Claire Wetton Writer
Jessica Ransom Writer
Henry Ajayi Ward Writer
Production team
Céin McGillicuddy (as Cein McGillicuddy) Director
Paul Taylor Director
Jacqueline Pepall Director
Simon Wilson Series Editor
Matt Lamont Series Producer
Caroline Fisher Producer
Melissa Hardinge Executive Producer
Richard Bradley Executive Producer
Simon Welton Executive Producer
Sarah Mitchell Line Producer
Sam Salter Line Producer
Will Porter Editor
Duncan O'Neill Editor
Garry Smith Editor
Scott Edwards Editor
Al Rogers Editor
David Bryan Production Designer
Sally Broome Casting Director
Jeremy Hewson Director of Photography
Jemima Cotter Costume Designer
Kevin Brown Director of Photography
Lisa Halstead Make-up Designer
Richie Webb Composer
Rob Fellows Graphics
Jonny Drewek Graphics
Sheena Patel 1st Assistant Director

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