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 2 is repeated today at 2:05pm.

Series 6, Episode 4 - Naughty Napoleon

Horrible Histories. Jim Howick. Copyright: Lion Television / Citrus Television.
We follow Napoleon as he rises from humble beginnings to be the Emperor of France, bashing most of Europe along the way, and ultimately meeting his Waterloo at, well, Waterloo! Meanwhile across the world we meet the Indian traveller who brought Shampoo to the world.

Broadcast details

Monday 15th June 2015
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Simon Farnaby Various
    Tom Stourton Various
    Adam Riches Various
    Naz Osmanoglu Various
    Jalaal Hartley Various
    Jessica Ransom Various
    Natalie Walter Various
    Jon Culshaw Various (Voice)
    Louise Ford Ensemble Actor
    Giles Terera Ensemble Actor
    John Eccleston Rattus Rattus
    Guest cast
    Sanjeev Bhaskar Sheikh Dean Mahomet
    Jim Howick Napoleon
    Jason Lewis Ensemble Actor
    Writing team
    George Sawyer Writer
    Benjamin Partridge Writer
    Justin Edwards 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
    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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