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. 111 episodes (8 series), 2009 - 2021. Stars Jim Howick, Simon Farnaby, Ben Willbond, Mathew Baynton and others.

Series 3, Episode 12 is repeated tomorrow at 10:15am.

Series 3, Episode 6

Some tantalising tastes are on the menu this week as Henry VIII extols the virtues of his "all meat, no vegetables" diet plan and a variety of unusual courses are dished up in Aztec Come Dine With Me.

Further details

Horrible Histories. Simon Farnaby. Copyright: Lion Television / Citrus Television.

In addition, Bob Hale explains the Middle Ages War of the Roses in 90 seconds, a Stone Age man invents farming, Admiral Nelson confuses everyone with his last words and Richard III is the subject of this week's song.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 7th June 2011
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
Lawry Lewin Ensemble Actor
John Eccleston Rattus Rattus
Guest cast
Dave Lamb Come Dine With Me Narrator (Voice)
Writing team
Dave Cohen Writer
Ben Ward 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
Imogen Cooper Producer
Richard Bradley Executive Producer
Alison Gregory Executive Producer

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