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Horrible Histories With Stephen Fry

BBC One sketch show presented by Stephen Fry. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2011. Stars Stephen Fry, Jim Howick, Simon Farnaby, Ben Willbond and others.

Horrible Histories With Stephen Fry. Stephen Fry.

Horrible Histories With Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry presents prime-time highlight from the multi award-winning childrens' sketch show

Sketch Show
6   (1 series), plus 1 Sport Relief special
Terry Deary
Stephen Fry, Jim Howick, Simon Farnaby, Ben Willbond, Mathew Baynton, Martha Howe-Douglas, Sarah Hadland, Laurence Rickard and others
Steve Punt, Jon Holmes, Lucy Clarke, Dave Cohen, Susie Donkin, Ben Ward, Marc Blakewill, James Harris and others
Steve Connelly, Chloe Thomas and Dominic Brigstocke
Caroline Norris, Giles Pilbrow and Dominic Brigstocke

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.

Production Details

Production companies
Also known as
  • Stephen Fry's Horrible Histories
Laugh track

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 19th June 2011 on BBC One at 6pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 23rd March 2012 on BBC One at 7:41pm
Last repeat
Sunday 19th June 2011 at 6:00pm on BBC1 Scot