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, Episode 4 - Mind Your Manners

Jane Austen is on Historical Love Island. Plus, why you shouldn't hold farts in.

Broadcast details

Monday 24th June 2019
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 24th June 2019 7:30pm CBBC
Saturday 29th June 2019 9:30am CBBC
Friday 26th July 2019 11:45am CBBC
Thursday 8th August 2019 2:00pm CBBC
Saturday 24th August 2019 9:30am CBBC
Monday 21st October 2019 2:10pm CBBC
Saturday 2nd November 2019 3:50pm CBBC
Tuesday 3rd December 2019 11:20am CBBC
Friday 13th December 2019 12:50pm CBBC
Saturday 28th December 2019 12:50pm CBBC
Sunday 2nd February 2020 11:35am CBBC
Thursday 6th February 2020 7:00pm CBBC
Saturday 28th March 2020 3:10pm CBBC
Saturday 11th April 2020 8:30pm CBBC
Friday 1st May 2020 7:05pm CBBC
Saturday 9th May 2020 4:10pm CBBC
Thursday 4th June 2020 9:20am CBBC
Sunday 19th July 2020 11:20am CBBC
Tuesday 21st July 2020 7:05pm CBBC
Friday 7th August 2020 2:20pm CBBC
Saturday 8th August 2020 8:30am CBBC
Friday 4th September 2020 9:50am CBBC
Saturday 26th September 2020 3:05pm CBBC
Friday 16th October 2020 9:50am CBBC
Thursday 31st December 2020 6:00pm CBBC
Saturday 23rd January 2021 11:55am CBBC
Saturday 23rd January 2021 4:55pm CBBC
Wednesday 17th February 2021 6:35pm CBBC
Sunday 7th March 2021 11:15am CBBC
Friday 12th March 2021 2:00pm CBBC
Wednesday 28th July 2021 10:30am CBBC
Sunday 19th September 2021 6:35pm CBBC
Sunday 26th September 2021 1:35pm CBBC
Sunday 3rd October 2021 1:15pm CBBC
Tuesday 16th November 2021 6:30pm CBBC
Monday 13th December 2021 9:55am CBBC
Sunday 2nd January 2022 1:55pm CBBC
Thursday 27th January 2022 10:30am CBBC
Friday 18th March 2022 8:25am CBBC
Wednesday 23rd March 2022 10:25am 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 Various
Phil Wang Various
Iain Stirling Love Island Narrator (Voice)
Writing team
Ben Ward Writer
Howard Read Writer
Claire Wetton Writer
Jack Bernhardt Writer
Max Olesker Writer
Madeleine Brettingham (as Madeline Brettingham) 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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