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
  • 140 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 7 - Terrible Tudor Special

Horrible Histories
Featuring everything you need to know about history's most famous family. Including a never-before-seen sketch with the murderous Medicis, hilarious outtakes, and a special one-off written by a CBBC competition winner.

Broadcast details

Monday 7th May 2018
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 11th May 2018 7:00pm CBBC
Saturday 23rd June 2018 11:25am CBBC
Thursday 16th August 2018 4:30pm CBBC
Friday 31st August 2018 11:30am CBBC
Wednesday 10th October 2018 7:00pm CBBC
Sunday 25th November 2018 4:40pm CBBC
Saturday 16th February 2019 8:30pm CBBC
Monday 27th May 2019 5:30pm CBBC
Monday 27th May 2019 7:30pm CBBC
Thursday 25th July 2019 1:10pm CBBC
Tuesday 3rd December 2019 9:25am CBBC
Friday 31st January 2020 7:05pm CBBC
Saturday 29th February 2020 8:30pm CBBC
Sunday 12th April 2020 4:20pm CBBC
Sunday 21st June 2020 11:20am CBBC
Monday 22nd June 2020 9:50am CBBC
Tuesday 14th July 2020 7:00pm CBBC
Monday 12th October 2020 9:50am CBBC
Saturday 26th December 2020 9:15am CBBC
Saturday 26th December 2020 4:30pm CBBC
Wednesday 10th February 2021 6:40pm CBBC
Monday 12th April 2021 10:50am CBBC
Sunday 16th May 2021 6:55pm CBBC
Sunday 8th August 2021 1:20pm CBBC
Wednesday 1st September 2021 6:35pm CBBC
Sunday 5th September 2021 6:40pm CBBC
Saturday 11th September 2021 4:45pm CBBC
Wednesday 20th October 2021 10:30am CBBC
Saturday 20th November 2021 4:40pm CBBC
Friday 10th December 2021 10:05am CBBC
Friday 21st January 2022 10:30am CBBC
Sunday 27th March 2022 1:40pm CBBC
Sunday 28th August 2022 1:20pm CBBC
Sunday 19th November 2023 1:10pm CBBC

Cast & crew

Tom Stourton Various
Jalaal Hartley Various
Jessica Ransom Various
Richard David-Caine Various
Gemma Whelan Various
Ryan Sampson Various
Jon Culshaw Various (Voice)
Louise Ford Ensemble Actor
Lolly Adefope Ensemble Actor
Samson Kayo Ensemble Actor
Tom Palmer Ensemble Actor
James McNicholas Ensemble Actor
John Eccleston Rattus Rattus
Guest cast
Fred Sirieix Self
Writing team
Ben Ward Writer
Lucy Clarke Writer
Gerard Foster Writer
George Sawyer Writer
Daniel Peak Writer
Dan Maier Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Martin Trenaman Writer (Additional Material)
Ben Ward Script Editor
Daniel Peak Script Editor
Howard Read Script Editor
Abigail Innes Writer
Production team
Ian Curtis Director
Steve Connelly Director
David Staite Series Editor
Tom Miller Series Producer
Lisa Mitchell Producer
Melissa Hardinge Executive Producer
Richard Bradley Executive Producer
Simon Welton Executive Producer
Elaine Campbell Line Producer
Adam Windmill Editor
Will Porter Editor
Antony Cartlidge (as Anthony Cartlidge) Production Designer
Tracey Gillham Casting Director
Pete Rowe Director of Photography
Ros Little Costume Designer
Jeremy Hewson Director of Photography
Vicky Voller Make-up Designer
Richie Webb Composer
Adam Jenkins 1st Assistant Director

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