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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Series 4

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Horrible Histories - Series Four DVD

The complete fourth series of the award-winning CBBC history series. More gory tales, gruesome characters and the silliest stories from the past as the team give the history books another good shake...

From the Awful Egyptians and Smashing Saxons to Vile Victorians and the Woeful Second World War, Horrible Histories...

Horrible Histories - Scary Special DVD

A compilation of the 'Top 12 Scary Things' from the first four series of the award-winning CBBC history series.

This Halloween special was first broadcast on 29th October 2012, between Series 4 and 5.

Horrible Histories - Series 1 - 5 DVD

All episodes from the first five series of the award-winning CBBC history show.

Based on the best-selling children's books and liberally splattered with guts, blood and poo, the series offers an anarchic and unconventional take on some of history's most gruesome and funny moments, with topics including the Stone Age,...

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