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. 105 episodes (8 series), 2009 - 2019. Stars Jim Howick, Simon Farnaby, Ben Willbond, Mathew Baynton and others.

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Series 4, Episode 6

Horrible Histories. Image shows from L to R: Jim Howick, Martha Howe-Douglas. Copyright: Lion Television / Citrus Television.
A confused Christopher Columbus declares he has found India and a Georgian woman reveals her very Stupid Death. Also, Victoria and Albert attend the Great Exhibition, and Tsar Peter III brings a very weird case to the Court of Historical Law.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 20th April 2012
Time
5pm
Channel
CBBC
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Jim Howick Various
    Simon Farnaby Various
    Ben Willbond Various
    Mathew Baynton Various
    Martha Howe-Douglas Various
    Laurence Rickard Various
    Mark Gatiss Movie Executive
    Steve Pemberton Movie Executive
    Reece Shearsmith Movie Executive
    Jon Culshaw Various (Voice)
    Jess Robinson Various (Voice)
    Lawry Lewin Ensemble Actor
    John Eccleston Rattus Rattus
    Writing team
    Steve Punt Writer
    Dave Cohen Writer
    Ben Ward Writer
    Laurence Rickard Writer
    Gerard Foster Writer
    Giles Pilbrow Writer
    Ali Crockatt Writer
    David Scott 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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