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.

Another series is in development.

Series 5, Episode 3

Horrible Histories. Mathew Baynton. Copyright: Lion Television / Citrus Television.
The boys test their horsepower to the max on Stone Age Top Gear, Charles Dickens sings about his life and books, the Greek philosophers host weird dinner parties on Historical Come Dine With Me, and Vlad the Impaler reveals his horrible new plan for keeping out the neighbours.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 29th May 2013
Time
4:30pm
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
    Guest cast
    Al Murray Drummer
    Dave Lamb Come Dine With Me Narrator (Voice)
    Writing team
    Howard Read Writer
    Dave Cohen Writer
    Ben Ward Writer
    Laurence Rickard Writer
    Gerard Foster Writer
    Giles Pilbrow Writer
    Chris Chantler 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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