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. 106 episodes (8 series), 2009 - 2020. Stars Jim Howick, Simon Farnaby, Ben Willbond, Mathew Baynton and others.

Series 8, Episode 1 is repeated tomorrow at 9:20am.

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

Repeats

  1. Wednesday 3rd June 2020 at 7:00pm 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)
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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