Horrible Histories. Image shows from L to R: Gemma Whelan, Ryan Sampson, Tom Stourton.

Horrible Histories

CBBC and BBC One sketch show based around history. 105 episodes (8 series), 2009 - 2019. Stars Jim Howick, Simon Farnaby, Ben Willbond, Mathew Baynton and others.

Next new episode is on Monday at 5:30pm. Series 8, Episode 8
Catch-up on Episode 7 on BBC iPlayer   2014 Specials, Special is repeated today at 12:15pm.

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Horrible Histories - Series Seven

Horrible Histories - Series Seven

The return of the multi-award-winning series that presents a hilarious take on history with all the horrible bits left in. A hugely talented ensemble of comic actors and special guest stars put a comedy spin on history's dirty deeds, famous events and quirky characters in Horrible Histories' much-loved mix of...

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Horrible Histories - The Specials II

Horrible Histories - The Specials II

Sensational Shakespeare
Tom Stourton stars as the Bard, as we find out about his humble beginnings, his glove-making father and his early life as an actor. Packed with laughs, facts and quizzes, the show ends with a song featuring every one of his plays.

Staggering Storytellers
Who was the best literary detective? What...

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Horrible Histories - Horrible Christmas

Horrible Histories - Horrible Christmas

Christmas is a time for charity, hope and goodwill to all men... or if it's Horrible Histories: Horrible Christmas it's a time for farting jesters, finding bacon in your Christmas card and having your dinner confiscated by Oliver Cromwell. This one-off Christmas special from the hugely popular comedy show dives...

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Horrible Histories - Series Six: Rotten Rulers

Horrible Histories - Series Six: Rotten Rulers

The complete sixth series of Horrible Histories, featuring a largely new cast and writing team, but the same incredible and frighteningly funny facts from history.

Delve deeper into the dastardly deeds of history's greatest blockbuster rulers as this new series dishes up the much-loved revolting recipe of sketches and songs, peppered...

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Horrible Histories - The Specials

Horrible Histories - The Specials

Collection of two special episodes from the award-winning CBBC history show.

Based on the best-selling children's books the series offers an anarchic and unconventional take on some of history's most gruesome and funny moments.

In this instalment the programmes look at the celebration of Valentine's Day throughout the centuries as well as...

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Horrible Histories - Series Five

Horrible Histories - Series Five

The complete fifth and final full series of the award-winning CBBC history show. Based on the best-selling children's books and liberally splattered with guts, blood and poo, the series offers an anarchic and unconventional take on some of history's most gruesome and funny moments.

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Horrible Histories - Series 1 - 5

Horrible Histories - Series 1 - 5

All episodes from the first five series of the award-winning CBBC history show.

Based on the best-selling children's books and liberally splattered with guts, blood and poo, the series offers an anarchic and unconventional take on some of history's most gruesome and funny moments, with topics including the Stone Age, the...

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Horrible Histories - Scary Special

Horrible Histories - Scary Special

A compilation of the 'Top 12 Scary Things' from the first four series of the award-winning CBBC history series.

This Halloween special was first broadcast on 29th October 2012, between Series 4 and 5.

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Horrible Histories - Series Four

Horrible Histories - Series Four

The complete fourth series of the award-winning CBBC history series. More gory tales, gruesome characters and the silliest stories from the past as the team give the history books another good shake...

From the Awful Egyptians and Smashing Saxons to Vile Victorians and the Woeful Second World War, Horrible Histories brings...

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Horrible Histories - Series Two

Horrible Histories - Series Two

The award-winning Horrible Histories is back and as revolting and rotten as ever!

Created by some of Britain's finest comedy talents, Horrible Histories tells children about all the best bits of history and brings it to life with brilliant sketches, songs, cartoons and quizzes.

Containing all 13 episodes from Series 2, this...

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Horrible Histories - Series One

Horrible Histories - Series One

History with the nasty bits left in! Based on the bestselling series of books for kids (and for adults, but they just won't admit it), Horrible Histories is an anarchic, surprising and unconventional take on history's most gruesome and funny moments.

Foul facts, rotten rulers, beastly battles and evil inventions...

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