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

Horrible Histories

CBBC and BBC One sketch show based around history. 105 episodes (8 series), 2009 - 2019. Stars Jim Howick, Simon Farnaby, Ben Willbond, Mathew Baynton and others.

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Series 2, Episode 1

A prank-loving Emperor hosts a dinner party on Roman Come Dine With Me, the Durham Home Guard injure themselves while learning first aid, and the Viking rock band paint the town red... literally.

Further details

Horrible Histories. Mathew Baynton. Copyright: Lion Television / Citrus Television.

Shakespeare shows off the words he created in Historical Mastermind and some guests have trouble digesting their gargantuan 40-course meal in Roman Come Dine With Me, narrated by Dave Lamb.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 31st May 2010
Time
5:15pm
Channel
CBBC
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Jim Howick Various
    Simon Farnaby Various
    Ben Willbond Various
    Mathew Baynton Various
    Martha Howe-Douglas Various
    Laurence Rickard Various
    Jon Culshaw Various (Voice)
    Jess Robinson Various (Voice)
    Alice Lowe Ensemble Actor
    Katy Wix Ensemble Actor
    Lawry Lewin Ensemble Actor
    John Eccleston Rattus Rattus
    Guest cast
    Dave Lamb Come Dine With Me Narrator (Voice)
    Writing team
    Mathew Baynton Writer
    Steve Punt Writer
    Jon Holmes Writer
    Greg Jenner Writer
    Laurence Rickard Writer
    Gerard Foster Writer
    Giles Pilbrow Writer
    Production team
    Steve Connelly Director
    Dominic Brigstocke Director
    Caroline Norris Series Producer
    Giles Pilbrow Producer
    Richard Bradley Executive Producer
    Alison Gregory Executive Producer
    Nigel Williams Editor
    Mike Holliday Editor
    Will Peverett Editor
    Miranda Jones Production Designer
    Richie Webb Composer
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