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Horrible Histories (2009)

PG Comedy 30m


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

    101 Episodes

  2. Mathew Baynton

    Mathew Baynton

    101 Episodes

  3. Simon Farnaby

    Simon Farnaby

    101 Episodes

  4. Martha Howe-Douglas

    Martha Howe-Douglas

    101 Episodes

  5. Jim Howick

    Jim Howick

    101 Episodes

  6. Laurence Rickard

    13 Episodes

  7. Tom Rosenthal

    Tom Rosenthal

    Alfred the Great

    1 Episode

  8. Rowan Atkinson

    Rowan Atkinson

    Henry VIII

    1 Episode

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Last Season

Season 8

2019 | 7 Episodes

Season 8 of Horrible Histories premiered on May 3, 2019.

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Status Returning Series


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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