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.

Episode menu

Series 8 - Fierce Females

Horrible Histories. Harrie Hayes
Marking International Women's Day, there are ancient wonder women, a Spartan queen on Historical Love Island and the Tudor Queens sing!

Broadcast details

Sunday 8th March 2020
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 8th March 2020 5:30pm CBBC
Tuesday 10th March 2020 5:30pm CBBC
Tuesday 10th March 2020 7:30pm CBBC
Sunday 29th March 2020 2:45pm CBBC
Friday 3rd April 2020 9:25am CBBC
Sunday 10th May 2020 4:00pm CBBC
Friday 12th June 2020 9:55am CBBC
Monday 13th July 2020 5:30pm CBBC
Monday 13th July 2020 7:35pm CBBC
Thursday 30th July 2020 6:50pm CBBC
Sunday 30th August 2020 11:20am CBBC
Monday 14th September 2020 9:35am CBBC
Saturday 19th September 2020 8:30am CBBC
Sunday 27th September 2020 2:50pm CBBC
Monday 2nd November 2020 10:00am CBBC
Monday 8th March 2021 6:30pm CBBC
Saturday 13th March 2021 1:20pm CBBC
Saturday 13th March 2021 5:05pm CBBC
Monday 22nd March 2021 2:00pm CBBC
Sunday 11th April 2021 11:10am CBBC
Tuesday 1st June 2021 10:45am CBBC
Wednesday 4th August 2021 10:35am CBBC
Thursday 9th September 2021 10:30am CBBC
Friday 17th September 2021 10:35am CBBC
Sunday 14th November 2021 6:05pm CBBC
Thursday 25th November 2021 6:30pm CBBC
Sunday 28th November 2021 1:25pm CBBC
Thursday 16th December 2021 9:55am CBBC
Saturday 15th January 2022 1:55pm CBBC
Sunday 16th January 2022 1:40pm CBBC
Friday 11th February 2022 10:30am CBBC
Monday 14th February 2022 10:40am CBBC
Tuesday 8th March 2022 10:25am CBBC
Tuesday 8th March 2022 6:25pm CBBC
Friday 11th March 2022 5:30pm CBBC
Saturday 19th March 2022 1:50pm CBBC
Monday 21st March 2022 2:50pm CBBC
Tuesday 22nd March 2022 8:25am CBBC
Monday 28th March 2022 8:25am CBBC
Wednesday 30th March 2022 10:30am CBBC
Wednesday 8th March 2023 6:00pm CBBC
Friday 8th March 2024 11:20am CBBC

Cast & crew

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)
Ellie White Ensemble Actor
Mike Wozniak Ensemble Actor
John Eccleston Rattus Rattus
Guest cast
Fred Sirieix Self
Iain Stirling Love Island Narrator (Voice)
Danielle Vitalis Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Ben Ward Writer
Lucy Clarke Writer
Daniel Peak Writer
Howard Read Script Editor
Claire Wetton Script Editor
Susie Donkin Writer
James Kettle Writer
Lucy Porter Writer
Production team
Steve Connelly 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
Siobhán Harper-Ryan Make-up Designer
Richie Webb Composer
Matthew Hanson 1st Assistant Director

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