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

Horrible Histories

CBBC and BBC One sketch show based around history. 105 episodes (8 series), 2009 - 2019. Stars Jim Howick, Simon Farnaby, Ben Willbond, Mathew Baynton and others.

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Horrible Histories. Jessica Ransom.

Series 8, Episode 1 - Queen Vic's Home Vids

A special episode making 200 years since the birth of Queen Victoria. Featuring Victorian fake news, paparazzi, and camera men strapped to the front of moving trains, Queen Victoria shows you how her subjects invented and became obsessed with films!

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 3rd June 2019
Time
5:30pm
Channel
CBBC
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

  1. Thursday 25th July 2019 at 1:40pm on CBBC

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Tom Stourton Various
Jalaal Hartley Various
Jessica Ransom Various
Richard David-Caine Various
Michael Abubakar Various
Harrie Hayes Various
Emily Lloyd Saini Various
James McNicholas Various
Jon Culshaw Various (Voice)
John Eccleston Rattus Rattus
Guest cast
Fred Sirieix Various
Danielle Vitalis Ensemble Actor
Mike Wozniak Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Daniel Peak Writer
Lucy Clarke Writer
Ben Ward Writer
Howard Read Script Editor
Claire Wetton Script Editor
Susie Donkin Writer
Production team
Steve Connelly Director
Matthew Hanson 1st Assistant Director
Jack Cheshire Series Editor
Lisa Mitchell Series Producer
Matt Lamont Producer
Melissa Hardinge Executive Producer
Richard Bradley Executive Producer
Simon Welton Executive Producer
Elaine Campbell Line Producer
Adam Windmill Editor
Will Porter Editor
Jo Sutherland Production Designer
Tracey Gillham Casting Director
Jeremy Hewson Director of Photography
Jacqueline Mills Costume Designer
Siobhan Harper-Ryan Make-up Designer
Richie Webb Composer

Video

Horrible Histories team Q&A

Series producer Lisa Mitchell, historical consultant Greg Jenner and cast members Jessica Ransom, Tom Stourton, James McNicholas, Jalaal Hartley join Bryony Dixon, BFI Archive Silent Film Curator to talk about how the episode was made.

Featuring: Tom Stourton, Jalaal Hartley, Jessica Ransom, James McNicholas.

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