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 - It's A Wicked World Special

A special episode of the historical sketch show, featuring ghastly Genghis Khan, the wise Confucius and a dance-off during a naval battle! There's also a Bollywood number from Queen Victoria. With Rattus to guide the way.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 17th August 2015
Time
5pm
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
    Natalie Walter Various
    John Eccleston Rattus Rattus (Voice)
    Jon Culshaw Various (Voice)
    Giles Terera Ensemble Actor
    Dominique Moore Ensemble Actor
    Guest cast
    Ben Miller King John
    Sarah Hadland Queen Victoria
    Jim Howick Napoleon
    Jason Lewis Ensemble Actor
    Dan Li Ensemble Actor
    Bhavna Limbachia Ensemble Actor
    Sophie Wu Ensemble Actor
    Sanjeev Bhaskar Ensemble Actor
    Writing team
    George Sawyer Writer
    Steve Punt Writer
    Dave Cohen Writer
    Ben Ward Writer
    Greg Jenner Writer
    Gerard Foster Writer
    Dan Maier (as Daniel Maier) Writer (Additional Material)
    Ben Ward Script Editor
    George Sawyer Script Editor
    Production team
    Adam Windmill Editor
    Miranda Jones Production Designer
    Will Peverett Editor
    Tom Miller Series Producer
    Simon Gibney Director
    Ian Curtis Director
    Melissa Hardinge Executive Producer
    Bill Hobbins Executive Producer
    Richard Bradley Executive Producer
    Richie Webb Composer
    Tim Searle Animation
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