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 3 is repeated today at 2:05pm.

Series 6, Episode 1 - Awesome Alfred The Great

Horrible Histories. Alfred The Great (Tom Rosenthal). Copyright: Lion Television / Citrus Television.
Watch King Alfred the Great argue with his older brothers, then defeat the Vikings using his cunning hit-and-run tactics, summoning the spirit of Ed Sheeran. Meanwhile, across the world, Ant and Dec host a very special Chinese edition of I'm A Celebrity, and the Egyptians tell us how healthcare should really be done.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 25th May 2015
Time
7:45am
Channel
CBBC
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Jim Howick Various
    Simon Farnaby Various
    Tom Stourton Various
    Adam Riches Various
    Naz Osmanoglu Various
    Jalaal Hartley Various
    Jessica Ransom Various
    Jon Culshaw Various (Voice)
    John Eccleston Rattus Rattus
    Guest cast
    Tom Rosenthal Alfred The Great
    Bhavna Limbachia Ensemble Actor
    Sophie Wu Ensemble Actor
    Writing team
    George Sawyer Writer
    Howard Read Writer
    Benjamin Partridge Writer
    Daniel Peak Writer
    Steve Punt Writer
    Dave Cohen Writer
    Ben Ward Writer
    Gerard Foster Writer
    Dan Maier (as Daniel Maier) Writer (Additional Material)
    Ben Ward Script Editor
    George Sawyer Script Editor
    James Bugg Writer
    Production team
    Simon Gibney Director
    Ian Curtis Director
    Tom Miller Series Producer
    Melissa Hardinge Executive Producer
    Bill Hobbins Executive Producer
    Richard Bradley Executive Producer
    Adam Windmill Editor
    Will Peverett Editor
    Miranda Jones Production Designer
    Richie Webb Composer
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