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

Horrible Histories

CBBC and BBC One sketch show based around history. 105 episodes (8 series), 2009 - 2019. Stars Jim Howick, Simon Farnaby, Ben Willbond, Mathew Baynton and others.

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Series 4, Episode 2

Horrible Histories. Mathew Baynton. Copyright: Lion Television / Citrus Television.
Henry VIII appears on a TV show hoping to raise money from his antique abbeys, Charles Darwin sings about his theory of Natural Selection and a pirate captain aims to be Lord Sugar's next Historical Apprentice.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 10th April 2012
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
    Sarah Hadland Various
    John Eccleston Rattus Rattus (Voice)
    Jon Culshaw Various (Voice)
    Jess Robinson Various (Voice)
    Jessica Ransom Ensemble Actor
    Lawry Lewin Ensemble Actor
    Guest cast
    Chris Addison Georgian Merchant
    Writing team
    George Sawyer Writer
    Ali Crockatt Writer
    David Scott Writer
    Dave Cohen Writer
    Ben Ward Writer
    Laurence Rickard Writer
    Gerard Foster Writer
    Giles Pilbrow Writer
    Production team
    Miranda Jones Production Designer
    Nigel Williams Editor
    Mike Holliday Editor
    Caroline Norris Series Producer
    Steve Connelly Director
    Dominic Brigstocke Director
    Giles Pilbrow Producer
    Imogen Cooper Producer
    Melissa Hardinge Executive Producer
    Richard Bradley Executive Producer
    Richie Webb Composer

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