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.

Episode menu

Series 8, Episode 2 - Viking Eye For The Straight Guy

The Horrible History of (often literally) dressing to kill.

Broadcast details

Monday 10th June 2019
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 10th June 2019 7:30pm CBBC
Saturday 15th June 2019 9:35am CBBC
Friday 26th July 2019 10:45am CBBC
Monday 5th August 2019 2:10pm CBBC
Thursday 17th October 2019 2:05pm CBBC
Saturday 2nd November 2019 2:50pm CBBC
Tuesday 3rd December 2019 10:20am CBBC
Friday 13th December 2019 11:55am CBBC
Saturday 28th December 2019 11:50am CBBC
Sunday 19th January 2020 11:30am CBBC
Tuesday 4th February 2020 7:05pm CBBC
Saturday 28th March 2020 2:10pm CBBC
Saturday 28th March 2020 8:30pm CBBC
Wednesday 29th April 2020 7:15pm CBBC
Saturday 9th May 2020 3:10pm CBBC
Tuesday 2nd June 2020 9:25am CBBC
Sunday 5th July 2020 11:20am CBBC
Thursday 16th July 2020 7:05pm CBBC
Saturday 25th July 2020 8:30am CBBC
Wednesday 2nd September 2020 9:40am CBBC
Sunday 13th September 2020 11:10am CBBC
Saturday 26th September 2020 2:05pm CBBC
Wednesday 14th October 2020 9:45am CBBC
Tuesday 29th December 2020 6:20pm CBBC
Sunday 7th February 2021 11:10am CBBC
Monday 15th February 2021 6:35pm CBBC
Monday 15th February 2021 8:30pm CBBC
Saturday 27th February 2021 11:55am CBBC
Saturday 27th February 2021 5:20pm CBBC
Wednesday 10th March 2021 1:55pm CBBC
Thursday 22nd July 2021 10:10am CBBC
Tuesday 7th September 2021 10:35am CBBC
Sunday 12th September 2021 1:45pm CBBC
Sunday 19th September 2021 1:00pm CBBC
Sunday 19th September 2021 1:30pm CBBC
Thursday 11th November 2021 6:35pm CBBC
Wednesday 8th December 2021 10:05am CBBC
Saturday 1st January 2022 4:40pm CBBC
Tuesday 25th January 2022 10:30am CBBC
Friday 28th January 2022 10:30am CBBC
Wednesday 16th March 2022 8:25am CBBC
Monday 21st March 2022 10:30am CBBC
Tuesday 11th June 2024 8:35am 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
Writing team
Ben Ward Writer
Dave Cohen Writer
Lucy Clarke Writer
Howard Read Script Editor
Claire Wetton Script Editor
Susie Donkin Writer
Howard Davidson Writer
Max Olesker 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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