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.

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Series 6, Episode 9 - Wily Winston Churchill

Horrible Histories. Winston Churchill (Jim Howick). Copyright: Lion Television / Citrus Television.
This episode follows Winston Churchill from a young soldier in India during the time of Queen Victoria, through the First World War, to victory in World War II, and finally to his retirement in the Swinging Sixties. Meanwhile across the world, meet the American soldier literally spreading propaganda around the battlefields, and learn about Gandhi's more eccentric side.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 20th July 2015
Time
5pm
Channel
CBBC
Length
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)
Giles Terera Ensemble Actor
Dominique Moore Ensemble Actor
John Eccleston Rattus Rattus
Guest cast
Jim Howick Winston Churchill
Bhavna Limbachia Ensemble Actor
Sanjeev Bhaskar Ensemble Actor
Writing team
George Sawyer Writer
Howard Read 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
Toby Davies Writer
Chris Chantler Writer
Barunka O'Shaughnessy Writer
Beth Chalmers Writer
Amy Shindler 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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