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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Horrible Histories - Series Two DVD

The award-winning Horrible Histories is back and as revolting and rotten as ever!

Created by some of Britain's finest comedy talents, Horrible Histories tells children about all the best bits of history and brings it to life with brilliant sketches, songs, cartoons and quizzes.

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Horrible Histories - Series 1 - 3 DVD

This box set collects together the first three series of the smash-hit, multi-award-winning historically accurate childrens' sketch show Horrible Histories.

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All episodes from the first five series of the award-winning CBBC history show.

Based on the best-selling children's books and liberally splattered with guts, blood and poo, the series offers an anarchic and unconventional take on some of history's most gruesome and funny moments, with topics including the Stone Age,...

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