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Horrible Histories (2009)

PG FamilyComedy 30m

The history they don't teach you in school.


Based on the best-selling children's books and liberally splattered with guts, blood and poo, a group of British comedians offer an anarchic and unconventional take on some of history's most gruesome and funny moments, with topics including the Stone Age, the Middle Ages, the Egyptians and the Romans, among others.

  1. Terry Deary


Series Cast

  1. John Eccleston

    Rattus Rattus (voice)

    112 Episodes

  2. Jon Culshaw

    Jon Culshaw

    Additional Voices

    104 Episodes

  3. Jim Howick

    Jim Howick

    78 Episodes

  4. Simon Farnaby

    Simon Farnaby


    77 Episodes

  5. Ben Willbond

    Ben Willbond

    64 Episodes

  6. Mathew Baynton

    Mathew Baynton

    64 Episodes

  7. Jess Robinson

    Jess Robinson

    Additional Voices

    64 Episodes

  8. Martha Howe-Douglas

    Martha Howe-Douglas

    64 Episodes

  9. Laurence Rickard

    Laurence Rickard

    63 Episodes

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Full Cast & Crew

Current Season

Season 9

2021 | 3 Episodes

Historical sketch show, based on the successful books by Terry Deary.

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Status Returning Series


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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