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.

Series Cast

  1. Ben Willbond

    Ben Willbond

    79 Episodes

  2. Mathew Baynton

    Mathew Baynton

    79 Episodes

  3. Jim Howick

    Jim Howick

    79 Episodes

  4. Martha Howe-Douglas

    Martha Howe-Douglas

    79 Episodes

  5. Simon Farnaby

    Simon Farnaby

    79 Episodes

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Last Season

Series 6

2015 | 15 Episodes

Season 6 of Horrible Histories premiered on February 13, 2015.

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Status Returning Series


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  • PG


    PG stands for Parental Guidance. This means a film is suitable for general viewing, but some scenes may be unsuitable for young children. A PG film should not unsettle a child aged around eight or older.

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 30m



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