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

Horrible Histories

  • TV sketch show
  • CBBC / BBC One
  • 2009 - 2024
  • 140 episodes (10 series)

Hit sketch show based on surprising facts from world history, inspired by the hit children's book series. Stars Jim Howick, Simon Farnaby, Ben Willbond, Mathew Baynton, Martha Howe-Douglas and more.

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'Orrible Opera

Highlights from the Horrible Histories Prom at London's Royal Albert Hall, featuring classic stories and music from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Rossini and Handel.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 8th September 2023
Time
5:30pm
Channel
CBBC
Length
75 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 28th December 2023 5:00pm CBBC
Saturday 13th January 2024 10:15am CBBC

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Mozart explains what opera is

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