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

Series 6, Episode 2 is repeated today at 6:45pm.

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

Series 7, Episode 5 - Heroic Heroes And Villainous Villains

Horrible Histories takes a look at the world's greatest heroes and villains. On the heroic side, there is everything from Douglas Bader's frequent escapes to the first men on the moon and Martin Luther king Jr, whereas our more villainous side contains Al Capone, and Rameses the Great, and Steve Biceps brings us History's Deadly 60.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 14th August 2017
Time
5:25pm
Channel
CBBC
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
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
Samson Kayo Ensemble Actor
Tom Palmer Ensemble Actor
Ellie White Ensemble Actor
John Eccleston Rattus Rattus
Guest cast
Sanjeev Bhaskar Greek
Writing team
Daniel Peak Writer
Steve Punt Writer
Lucy Clarke Writer
Dave Cohen Writer
Ben Ward Writer
Gerard Foster 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
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
Adam Windmill Editor
Will Porter Editor
Antony Cartlidge (as Anthony Cartlidge) Production Designer
Richie Webb Composer
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