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.

Series 5, Episode 4 is repeated today at 7pm.

Series 8, Episode 7 - Moon Mayhem

Ahead of the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's Moon landing on 20th July, Horrible Histories takes a special look into space.

Broadcast details

Monday 15th July 2019
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
    Javone Prince Various
    Phil Wang Various
    Dara O Briain Self
    Danielle Vitalis Ensemble Actor
    Mike Wozniak Ensemble Actor
    Tia Gatwood Ensemble Actor
    Writing team
    George Sawyer Writer
    Dave Cohen Writer
    Ben Ward Writer
    Howard Read Script Editor
    Claire Wetton Script Editor
    Andrew Dawson (as The Dawson Brothers) Writer
    Steve Dawson (as The Dawson Brothers) Writer
    Tim Inman (as The Dawson Brothers) Writer
    Madeleine Brettingham (as Madeline Brettingham) Writer
    Henri Ward Writer
    Production team
    Steve Connelly Director
    Matthew Hanson 1st Assistant 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
    Elaine Campbell Line Producer
    Adam Windmill Editor
    Will Peverett 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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