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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Series 6, Episode 10 - Tricky Queen Vicky

Horrible Histories. Queen Victoria (Sarah Hadland). Copyright: Lion Television / Citrus Television.
This episode follows young Queen Victoria as she marries her true love Albert, and has to put up with the open sewers at the not-so-luxurious Buckingham Palace. Also featuring Australian outlaw Ned Kelly, and the Great Hedge of India.

Broadcast details

Monday 27th July 2015
30 minutes


  1. Saturday 20th July 2019 at 8:30pm on CBBC
  2. Tuesday 23rd July 2019 at 10:50am on CBBC

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)
Jess Robinson Various (Voice)
John Eccleston Rattus Rattus
Guest cast
Sarah Hadland Queen Victoria
Bhavna Limbachia Ensemble Actor
Sanjeev Bhaskar Ensemble Actor
Writing team
George Sawyer Writer
Howard Read Writer
Benjamin Partridge Writer
Justin Edwards Writer
Lucy Clarke Writer
Dave Cohen Writer
Ben Ward Writer
Greg Jenner Writer
Dan Maier (as Daniel Maier) Writer (Additional Material)
Ben Ward Script Editor
George Sawyer Script Editor
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
Tim Searle Animation

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