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 7, Episode 3 is repeated today at 10:15am.

Horrible Histories. Richard David-Caine.

Series 8 - Fantastic Firsts Special

A special show featuring some of history's greatest firsts.

Notes

This is noted in some places as being the 14th episode of Series 8, however it was the 12th broadcast.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 27th July 2020
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
Michael Abubakar Various
Harrie Hayes Various
Emily Lloyd Saini Various
James McNicholas Various
Jon Culshaw Various (Voice)
John Eccleston Rattus Rattus
Guest cast
Mike Wozniak Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Dave Cohen Writer
Ben Ward Writer
Howard Read Script Editor
Claire Wetton Script Editor
Susie Donkin Writer
Andrew Dawson (as The Dawson Brothers) Writer
Steve Dawson (as The Dawson Brothers) Writer
Tim Inman (as The Dawson Brothers) Writer
Gabby Hutchinson Crouch Writer
Max Olesker Writer
Henri Ward Writer
Production team
Steve Connelly Director
Adam Jenkins Director
Jack Cheshire Series Editor
Lisa Mitchell Series Producer
Matt Lamont Producer
Melissa Hardinge Executive Producer
Richard Bradley Executive Producer
Simon Welton Executive Producer
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