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Horrible Histories. Image shows from L to R: Laurence Rickard, Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas, Ben Willbond. Copyright: Lion Television / Citrus Television.

Horrible Histories

CBBC sketch show. 88 episodes (6 series), 2009 - 2016. Stars Jim Howick, Simon Farnaby, Ben Willbond, Mathew Baynton, Martha Howe-Douglas, Laurence Rickard, John Eccleston and others.

Another series is in development.
(Series 3, Episode 12 is repeated today at 7pm)

Big Prom Party - The Horrible Histories Big Prom Party

As part of the BBC Proms season, the multi-award winning Horrible Histories team joins forces with the Aurora Orchestra and their conductor Nick Collon for a romp through the story of classical music.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 9th September 2011
Time
5:45pm
Channel
CBBC
Length
65 minutes

Full synopsis

Horrible Histories. Image shows from L to R: Jim Howick, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas, Mathew Baynton, Ben Willbond. Copyright: Lion Television / Citrus Television.

As part of the BBC Proms season, the multi-award winning Horrible Histories team joins forces with the Aurora Orchestra and their conductor Nick Collon for a romp through the story of classical music.

Everyone from Stone Age Man to Queen Victoria descends upon the Royal Albert Hall for this very special concert featuring Horrible Histories songs alongside some orchestral pieces. Comedy and classical music combine in an hour of songs, silliness and surprises.

This free family Prom took place on Saturday 30th July.

Notes

A BBC production in association with Citrus Television and Lion Television.

Repeats

  1. Sunday 11th September 2011 at 10.00
  2. Friday 16th September 2011 at 16.00 on BBC1
  3. Friday 30th December 2011 at 13.00
  4. Saturday 31st December 2011 at 09.00 on BBC2
  5. Sunday 8th April 2012 at 08.55 on BBC2
  6. Monday 9th April 2012 at 17.30
  7. Monday 7th May 2012 at 08.20
  8. Monday 24th December 2012 at 14.55
  9. Friday 19th April 2013 at 17.00
  10. Sunday 5th October 2014 at 16.00

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jim Howick Various
Simon Farnaby Various
Ben Willbond Various
Mathew Baynton Various
Martha Howe-Douglas Various
Laurence Rickard Various
John Eccleston Rattus Rattus (Voice)
Writing team
Dave Cohen Writer
Ben Ward Writer
Laurence Rickard Writer
Giles Pilbrow Writer
Production team
Dominic Brigstocke Director
Caroline Norris Series Producer
Adrian Mills Exec Producer
Richard Bradley Exec Producer
Chris Webster Production Designer
Miranda Jones Production Designer
Richie Webb Composer
Oliver Macfarlane Editor
Mike Holliday Editor
Other cast & crew
Nick Collon Conductor

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