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 2 - Wicked William The Conqueror

Horrible Histories. William The Conqueror (Kevin Eldon). Copyright: Lion Television / Citrus Television.
Young William, Duke of Normandy, quarrels with Harold Godwinson about who should be King of England, before bashing the English and taking the crown at the famous Battle of Hastings in 1066! Meanwhile across the world, discover Chinese technology light years ahead of the dunderheaded Normans and Saxons in England, and meet one of the world's first scientists in Egypt.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 1st June 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
    Jon Culshaw Various (Voice)
    Louise Ford Ensemble Actor
    Lawry Lewin Ensemble Actor
    Dominique Moore Ensemble Actor
    John Eccleston Rattus Rattus
    Guest cast
    Kevin Eldon William The Conqueror
    Jason Lewis Ensemble Actor
    Dan Li Ensemble Actor
    Writing team
    George Sawyer Writer
    Howard Read Writer
    Benjamin Partridge Writer
    Daniel Peak Writer
    Justin Edwards Writer
    Dave Cohen Writer
    Ben Ward Writer
    Dan Maier (as Daniel Maier) Writer (Additional Material)
    Ben Ward Script Editor
    George Sawyer Script Editor
    Joe Tucker Writer
    Raphael Warner Writer
    Howard Davidson (as Howard Davison) 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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