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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 and BBC One 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.
King John And The Magna Carta, Episode 1 is repeated today at 2:15pm

Series 4, Episode 10

William the Conqueror has some trouble conquering the town of Ely; Greek philosopher Diogenes reveals his disgusting tactic for getting rid of people he doesn't like; a Saxon joins a modern dating agency, and there is a surprise in store for the people on Victorian Wife Swap.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 18th May 2012
Time
5:30pm
Channel
CBBC
Length
30 minutes
Ratings
0.38 million viewers (2.50% audience share)

Repeats

  1. Saturday 19th May 2012 at 9:30am on CBBC
  2. Monday 4th June 2012 at 3:20pm on CBBC
  3. Friday 29th June 2012 at 8:20am on CBBC
  4. Saturday 18th August 2012 at 10:00am on CBBC
  5. Friday 12th October 2012 at 10:05am on CBBC
  6. Sunday 28th October 2012 at 3:00pm on BBC HD
  7. Friday 23rd November 2012 at 7:45am on CBBC
  8. Thursday 13th December 2012 at 7:45am on CBBC
  9. Tuesday 2nd April 2013 at 1:20pm on CBBC
  10. Friday 24th May 2013 at 7:45am on CBBC
  11. Monday 11th November 2013 at 7:45am on CBBC
  12. Sunday 18th January 2015 at 1:35pm on CBBC
  13. Friday 17th June 2016 at 7:00pm on CBBC
  14. Wednesday 12th October 2016 at 7:00pm on CBBC

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)
Sarah Hadland Various
Jon Culshaw Various (Voice)
Jess Robinson Various (Voice)
Katherine Jakeways Ensemble Actor
Jalaal Hartley Ensemble Actor
Lawry Lewin Ensemble Actor
Dominique Moore Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Ali Crockatt Writer
David Scott Writer
Katherine Jakeways Writer
Steve Punt Writer
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
Melissa Hardinge Exec Producer
Richard Bradley Exec Producer
Miranda Jones Production Designer
Richie Webb Composer
Nigel Williams Editor
Mike Holliday Editor

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