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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Horrible Histories. Image shows from L to R: Ben Willbond, Jim Howick, Laurence Rickard. Copyright: Lion Television / Citrus Television.
Queen Elizabeth I goes online dating, Greek philosopher Socrates foils his own rescue from prison and Emicho of the Rhineland goes crusading with some very unusual sat navs to lead the way.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 11th April 2012
Time
5pm
Channel
CBBC
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

  1. Monday 22nd July 2019 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
Sarah Hadland Various
Mark Gatiss Movie Executive
Steve Pemberton Movie Executive
Reece Shearsmith Movie Executive
Jon Culshaw Various (Voice)
Jess Robinson Various (Voice)
Katherine Jakeways Ensemble Actor
Jalaal Hartley Ensemble Actor
Katy Wix Ensemble Actor
Lawry Lewin Ensemble Actor
John Eccleston Rattus Rattus
Writing team
Dave Cohen Writer
Ben Ward Writer
Laurence Rickard Writer
Giles Pilbrow Writer
Joe Tucker Writer
Raphael Warner Writer
Ali Crockatt Writer
David Scott Writer
Charlie Martin Writer
Production team
Steve Connelly Director
Dominic Brigstocke Director
Caroline Norris Series Producer
Giles Pilbrow Producer
Imogen Cooper Producer
Melissa Hardinge Executive Producer
Richard Bradley Executive Producer
Nigel Williams Editor
Mike Holliday Editor
Miranda Jones Production Designer
Richie Webb Composer
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