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.

Another series is in development.

Series 8, Episode 8 - Putrid Politics

Dani Dyer becomes Rattus's political advisor for tales of parliamentary people and plots.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 22nd July 2019
Time
5:30pm
Channel
CBBC
Length
30 minutes

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    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
    Phil Wang Various
    Dani Dyer Self
    Danielle Vitalis Ensemble Actor
    Mike Wozniak Ensemble Actor
    Mabel Read Ensemble Actor
    Samson Read Ensemble Actor
    Writing team
    Howard Read Writer
    Steve Punt Writer
    Lucy Clarke Writer
    Dave Cohen Writer
    Ben Ward Writer
    Jane McCutcheon Writer
    Claire Wetton Script Editor
    Max Davis (as Max Davies) Writer
    James Kettle Writer
    Vivienne Riddoch 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 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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