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. 106 episodes (8 series), 2009 - 2020. Stars Jim Howick, Simon Farnaby, Ben Willbond, Mathew Baynton and others.

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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

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
Jack Cheshire Series Editor
Lisa Mitchell Series Producer
Matt Lamont Producer
Melissa Hardinge Executive Producer
Richard Bradley Executive Producer
Simon Welton Executive Producer
Adam Windmill Editor
Will Peverett Editor
Will Porter Editor
Jo Sutherland Production Designer
Richie Webb Composer
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