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Horrible Histories With Stephen Fry

Horrible Histories With Stephen Fry

  • TV sketch show
  • BBC One
  • 2011
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Stephen Fry presents prime-time highlight from the multi award-winning childrens' sketch show. Also features Jim Howick, Simon Farnaby, Ben Willbond, Mathew Baynton, Martha Howe-Douglas and more.

Horrible Histories With Stephen Fry. Stephen Fry

Key details

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
2011
Channels
BBC One
Episodes
6 (1 series), plus 1 Sport Relief special
Creator
Terry Deary
Stars
Stephen Fry, Jim Howick, Simon Farnaby, Ben Willbond, Mathew Baynton, Martha Howe-Douglas, Sarah Hadland, Laurence Rickard and more
Writers
Steve Punt, Jon Holmes, Lucy Clarke, Dave Cohen, Susie Donkin, Ben Ward, Marc Blakewill, James Harris and more
Directors
Steve Connelly, Chloe Thomas and Dominic Brigstocke
Producers
Caroline Norris, Giles Pilbrow and Dominic Brigstocke
Companies

Horrible Histories, the Bafta and British Comedy Award-winning sketch show has a new look and time slot, featuring the very best sketches from the first two series, with added insight and historical nuggets provided by Stephen Fry. The hit CBBC show, which has long been a guilty pleasure for parents, is set to go mainstream with this newly packaged six-episode highlights package.

From the Savage Stone Age through to the Woeful Second World War, each episode features a mixture of the sketches, songs and popular pastiches from the different eras that have made the show such a huge success.

Additional details

Also known as
  • Stephen Fry's Horrible Histories
Production
Studio
Picture
Colour

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 19th June 2011 at 6pm on BBC One
All previous repeats
  • Sunday 19th June 2011 at 6:00pm on BBC1 Scot - Episode 1

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