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.

Series 8, Episode 5 is repeated today at 2:10pm.

Series 5 - Highlights Special

Some of history's greatest characters serenade us with tales of their lives. Featuring the all-conquering Alexander the Great, the cash-loving Crassus, the feisty Joan of Arc, the brilliant but miserable Charles Dickens, and the very determined Rosa Parks.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 23rd July 2013
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
    Sarah Hadland Various
    Alice Lowe Ensemble Actor
    Giles Terera Ensemble Actor
    Lawry Lewin Ensemble Actor
    Dominique Moore Ensemble Actor
    John Eccleston Rattus Rattus
    Guest cast
    Al Murray Drummer
    Writing team
    Dave Cohen Writer
    Ben Ward Writer
    Caroline Norris 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
    Peter Oliver Editor
    Mike Holliday Editor
    Miranda Jones Production Designer
    Richie Webb Composer
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