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Horrible Histories. Image shows from L to R: Gemma Whelan, Ryan Sampson, Tom Stourton
Horrible Histories

Horrible Histories

  • TV sketch show
  • CBBC / BBC One
  • 2009 - 2024
  • 139 episodes (10 series)

Hit sketch show based on surprising facts from world history, inspired by the hit children's book series. Stars Jim Howick, Simon Farnaby, Ben Willbond, Mathew Baynton, Martha Howe-Douglas and more.

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Series 6, Episode 7 - Gorgeous George III

Horrible Histories. George III (Simon Farnaby). Copyright: Lion Television / Citrus Television
King George III goes from a young unpopular king to a much-loved figure some 60 years later, and we learn a bit about his court life along the way. Meanwhile, across the world we hear about some of the words we have got from India, and the Battles of the Day team give their unique insight into the American Revolution.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 6th July 2015
Time
5pm
Channel
CBBC
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

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
Katherine Jakeways Ensemble Actor
Louise Ford Ensemble Actor
Giles Terera Ensemble Actor
Dominique Moore Ensemble Actor
John Eccleston Rattus Rattus
Guest cast
Simon Farnaby George III
Bhavna Limbachia Ensemble Actor
Sanjeev Bhaskar Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Ben Ward Writer
Dave Cohen Writer
Lucy Clarke Writer
Gerard Foster Writer
Steve Punt Writer
George Sawyer Writer
Benjamin Partridge Writer
Justin Edwards Writer
Dan Maier (as Daniel Maier) Writer (Additional Material)
Ben Ward Script Editor
George Sawyer Script Editor
Barunka O'Shaughnessy 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
Tim Searle Animation

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