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.

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Series 9 - Protesting With Pankhurst: Animated Special

Horrible Histories. Gemma Whelan
Emmeline Pankhurst is our guide through this Horrible History of protest.

Broadcast details

Friday 20th August 2021
20 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 22nd August 2021 1:25pm CBBC
Monday 23rd August 2021 10:10am CBBC
Sunday 29th August 2021 1:40pm CBBC
Saturday 4th September 2021 4:20pm CBBC
Sunday 12th December 2021 5:45pm CBBC
Monday 21st March 2022 5:40pm CBBC
Saturday 9th April 2022 3:25pm CBBC
Tuesday 18th October 2022 11:45am CBBC
Tuesday 10th January 2023 2:50pm CBBC
Sunday 15th January 2023 6:10pm CBBC
Sunday 26th November 2023 1:40pm CBBC
Monday 1st January 2024 6:15pm CBBC
Monday 19th February 2024 6:40pm CBBC

Cast & crew

Jessica Ransom Various
Richard David-Caine Various
Gemma Whelan Various
James McNicholas Various
Guest cast
Kayode Ewumi Various
Verona Rose Various
Dominique Moore Various
Oliver Wellington Various
Kiell Smith-Bynoe Various (Voice)
Harrie Hayes Various (Voice)
Daniel Lawrence Taylor Various (Voice)
Paul G Raymond Various (Voice)
Writing team
Ben Ward Writer
Howard Read Writer
Claire Wetton Writer
James McNicholas Writer
Celia Morgan Writer
Production team
Matt Holt Director
Simon Wilson Series Editor
Lisa Mitchell Series Producer
Melissa Hardinge Executive Producer
Richard Bradley Executive Producer
Simon Welton Executive Producer
Elaine Campbell Line Producer
Jim Hampton Editor
Rosy Thomas Production Designer
Kharmel Cochrane Casting Director
Jeremy Hewson Director of Photography
Marlene Lawlor Costume Designer
Sallie Adams Make-up Designer
Richie Webb Composer
Craig Topham 1st Assistant Director

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