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

Horrible Histories

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

Series 4, Episode 2 is repeated today at 7:05pm.

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

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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