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.

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Series 2, Episode 2

A pirate captain regrets stealing a herd of seasick cows, a Georgian sportsman invents a whole new way of boxing, King Charles II raps about his party lifestyle.

Further details

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

Plus, the Georgian army goes to war against a bunch of naughty schoolboys, Heraclitus tells the Grim Reaper of his untimely end in Stupid Deaths and Historical Hospital raises the Jolly Roger with a pirate theme.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 1st June 2010
Time
5:15pm
Channel
CBBC
Length
30 minutes

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    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
    Giles Terera Ensemble Actor
    Katy Wix Ensemble Actor
    Lawry Lewin Ensemble Actor
    Dominique Moore Ensemble Actor
    John Eccleston Rattus Rattus
    Writing team
    Colin Swash Writer
    Dave Cohen Writer
    Greg Jenner Writer
    Laurence Rickard Writer
    Gerard Foster Writer
    Giles Pilbrow Writer
    Oriane Messina Writer
    Joe Tucker Writer
    Raphael Warner 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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