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.

Catch-up on Special on BBC iPlayer   Series 8, Episode 1 is repeated today at 2:05pm.

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


  1. Monday 21st October 2019 at 2:10pm on CBBC

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
Fred Sirieix Various
Phil Wang Various
Iain Stirling Love Island Narrator (Voice)
Mike Wozniak Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Howard Read Writer
Ben Ward Writer
Jack Bernhardt Writer
Max Olesker Writer
Madeleine Brettingham (as Madeline Brettingham) Writer
Claire Wetton 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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