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
  • 141 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.

Episode menu

Series 9, Episode 9 - Banging Bling

Horrible Histories. Image shows from L to R: Tom Stourton, Robert Rinder, James McNicholas
From Henry VIII's wine fountain, to Empress Dowager's marble boat, Horrible Histories talks money, jewellery and untold treasures.

Broadcast details

Friday 21st January 2022
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 6th February 2022 6:15pm CBBC
Wednesday 9th March 2022 8:25am CBBC
Monday 28th March 2022 3:00pm CBBC
Monday 9th May 2022 2:00pm CBBC
Wednesday 15th June 2022 3:00pm CBBC
Sunday 4th September 2022 2:20pm CBBC
Friday 6th January 2023 10:55am CBBC
Tuesday 7th March 2023 8:30am CBBC
Monday 29th May 2023 10:30am CBBC

Cast & crew

Tom Stourton Various
Jessica Ransom Various
Richard David-Caine Various
Harrie Hayes Various
Emily Lloyd-Saini Various
James McNicholas Various
Jon Culshaw Various (Voice)
Ethan Lawrence Ensemble Actor
Paul G Raymond Ensemble Actor
Kiell Smith-Bynoe Ensemble Actor
Dave Chapman Rattus Rattus
Guest cast
Robert Rinder (as Rob Rinder) Self
Sophie Wu Ensemble Actor
Timmika Ramsay Ensemble Actor
Chris Chan Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Howard Read Writer
Lucy Clarke Writer
Ben Ward Writer
Jack Bernhardt Writer
Claire Wetton Writer
Jessica Ransom Writer
Akemnji Ndifornyen Script Editor
Gabby Hutchinson Crouch Writer
Max Olesker Writer
Production team
Gordon Anderson Director
Simon Wilson Series Editor
Ben Rogers Series Producer
Matt Lamont Producer
Melissa Hardinge Executive Producer
Richard Bradley Executive Producer
Simon Welton Executive Producer
Imogen Gay Line Producer
Elaine Campbell Development Line Producer
Lisa Mitchell Development Series Producer
Duncan O'Neill Editor
Garry Smith Editor
James Cooper Editor
James Lagen Editor
Sarah Milton Production Designer
Kharmel Cochrane Casting Director
Sally Broome Casting Director
Jemima Cotter Costume Designer
Ian Liggett Director of Photography
Kevin Brown Director of Photography
Lisa Halstead Make-up Designer
Richie Webb Composer
Rob Fellows Graphics
Rupert Tucker Graphics
Alex Candlin 1st Assistant Director
Sam Roffey 1st Assistant Director
Chris Malin 1st Assistant Director

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