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. 122 episodes (9 series), 2009 - 2021. Stars Jim Howick, Simon Farnaby, Ben Willbond, Mathew Baynton and others.

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An Incan child has the worst birthday ever, a Roman farmer meets a door-to-door poo salesman, and King George IV embarks on a solo musical career.

Further details

Horrible Histories. Ben Willbond. Copyright: Lion Television / Citrus Television.

The Bob Report condenses the history of the Crusades into 90 seconds, while George IV sings about his role as Prince Regent. Plus there is a lesson in Roman table manners.

Broadcast details

Friday 4th June 2010
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jim Howick Various
Ben Willbond Various
Mathew Baynton Various
Martha Howe-Douglas Various
Laurence Rickard Various
Sarah Hadland Various
Jon Culshaw Various (Voice)
Jess Robinson Various (Voice)
Alice Lowe Ensemble Actor
Lawry Lewin Ensemble Actor
Dominique Moore Ensemble Actor
John Eccleston Rattus Rattus
Guest cast
David Baddiel Vincenzo Larfoff
Nathaniel Martello-White Ensemble Actor
Daniel Lawrence Taylor (as Daniel Taylor) Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Colin Swash Writer
Jon Holmes Writer
Laurence Rickard Writer
Giles Pilbrow Writer
Oriane Messina Writer
Marc Blakewill Writer
James Harris Writer
Production team
Steve Connelly Director
Dominic Brigstocke Director
Caroline Norris Series Producer
Giles Pilbrow Producer
Richard Bradley Executive Producer
Alison Gregory Executive Producer

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