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. 105 episodes (8 series), 2009 - 2019. Stars Jim Howick, Simon Farnaby, Ben Willbond, Mathew Baynton and others.

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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


    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)
    Ellie White Ensemble Actor
    John Eccleston Rattus Rattus
    Guest cast
    Mike Wozniak Ensemble Actor
    Writing team
    Lucy Clarke Writer
    Dave Cohen Writer
    Ben Ward Writer
    Howard Read Script Editor
    Claire Wetton Script Editor
    Susie Donkin Writer
    Howard Davidson Writer
    Max Olesker 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

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