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 8

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Horrible Histories - Series Eight DVD

It's Series 8 of the BAFTA and Emmy Award-winning Horrible Histories!

Join us for an irreverent look at some of history's most amazing people and happenings, including: the Victorians inventing film (Queen Victoria was a HUGE fan!), some of history's greatest fashion faux pas and fiercest females, as well as...

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