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  • Horrible Histories (2009–2022)
  • TV Series | 28 min | Comedy, Family, History
Horrible Histories (2009–2022)
TV Series | 28 min | Comedy, Family, History

A group of British comedians show the sides of history they don't teach you in school. From the 'Savage Stone Age' to the 'Troublesome 20th Century', you see the full side to history.
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Release date (First episode)
Apr 2009 (United Kingdom)

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Cast

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112 cast members
Name Episodes Known for
Jim Howick
Various / Presenter - History's Craziest Fools / Henry II / Mr. H / Napoleon Various / Presenter - History's Craziest Fools / Henry II / Mr. H / Napoleon   See fewer
50
Simon Farnaby
Various / Death / William the Conquerer Various / Death / William the Conquerer   See fewer
50
Mathew Baynton
Various Various   See fewer
46
Martha Howe-Douglas
Various / Elizabeth 1 Various / Elizabeth 1   See fewer
46
Ben Willbond
Various / Henry Viii Various / Henry Viii   See fewer
46
Laurence Rickard
Various Various   See fewer
44
Jon Culshaw
Additional Voices / Various Additional Voices / Various   See fewer
28
Dominique Moore
Various / Malorie Blackman / Presenter - The Great Saxon Bake-Off Various / Malorie Blackman / Presenter - The Great Saxon Bake-Off   See fewer
23
Jalaal Hartley
Various / Puritan Various / Puritan   See fewer
21
Sarah Hadland
Various / Dodgy War Inventions / Queen Mary I Various / Dodgy War Inventions / Queen Mary I   See fewer
20
Jessica Ransom
Various Various   See fewer
19
Tom Stourton
Various / Puritan Various / Puritan   See fewer
19
Alice Lowe
Various Various   See fewer
18
Lawry Lewin
Various / Oliver Cromwell / Presenter - Amazing Scientists Various / Oliver Cromwell / Presenter - Amazing Scientists   See fewer
18
Jess Robinson
Additional Voices / Various Additional Voices / Various   See fewer
17
David Baddiel
Vincenso Larfoff Vincenso Larfoff   See fewer
15
Alexander Richardson
Background Background   See fewer
14
13
James McNicholas
Various / Additional Voices Various / Additional Voices   See fewer
11
Katy Wix
Various Various   See fewer
10
Meera Syal
Storyteller Storyteller   See fewer
10
Matthew Fenton
Various Various   See fewer
10
Javone Prince
Various Various   See fewer
9
Harrie Hayes
Various Various   See fewer
9
9
Susie Donkin
Various Various   See fewer
9
Dave Lamb
Come Dine With Me Presenter Come Dine With Me Presenter   See fewer
9
Reece Shearsmith
Hollywood Producer #1 Hollywood Producer #1   See fewer
9
Lisa Devlin
Various Various   See fewer
8
Michael Abubakar
Various Various   See fewer
8
John Eccleston
Puppeteer / Rattus Rattus Puppeteer / Rattus Rattus   See fewer
8
Gemma Whelan
Various Various   See fewer
7
Jason Lewis
Various / Jamie Castle Various / Jamie Castle   See fewer
7
Adam Riches
Various Various   See fewer
7
Paul G. Raymond
Various / Viking Various / Viking   See fewer
7
Rhashan Stone
Various Various   See fewer
6
Giles Terera
Various Various   See fewer
6
Naz Osmanoglu
Various Various   See fewer
6
Timmika Ramsay
Various Various   See fewer
6
Chris Luck
Hannibal Sketch / Knight / Roman / Scottish Rebel / Viking Hannibal Sketch / Knight / Roman / Scottish Rebel / Viking   See fewer
5
Bertie Gilbert
2009 / 2010 / 2011 2009 / 2010 / 2011   See fewer
4
Natalie Walter
Various Various   See fewer
4
Louise Ford
Various / Saxon Lady Various / Saxon Lady   See fewer
4
Ethan Lawrence
Various Various   See fewer
4
Inel Tomlinson
Various Various   See fewer
4
Steve Punt
Various Various   See fewer
3
David Lanco
Rattus Rattus' Voice Rattus Rattus' Voice   See fewer
3
Mark Gatiss
Hollywood Producer #2 Hollywood Producer #2   See fewer
3
Steve Pemberton
Hollywood Producer #3 Hollywood Producer #3   See fewer
3
Sophie Wu
Various / Empress Wu Zetian Various / Empress Wu Zetian   See fewer
3
Dan Li
Various / Presenter - Let's Blow Stuff Up! Various / Presenter - Let's Blow Stuff Up!   See fewer
3
Divian Ladwa
Various Various   See fewer
3
3
George Sawyer
Various Various   See fewer
2
Ceri Jerome
Oliver Cromwell Dancer / Suffragette Oliver Cromwell Dancer / Suffragette   See fewer
2
Deborah Wise
Team Homo Sapien Cavegirl / Victorian Slum Dweller - Wife Swap Team Homo Sapien Cavegirl / Victorian Slum Dweller - Wife Swap   See fewer
2
Sanjeev Bhaskar
Singing Greek God / Various Singing Greek God / Various   See fewer
2
2
Chris Wilson
Pirate / Restauraunt Diner Pirate / Restauraunt Diner   See fewer
2
Stephen Samson
Puritan Puritan   See fewer
2
Sarah Sayuri Hare
Gasia / Puritan Gasia / Puritan   See fewer
2
Verona Rose
Various Various   See fewer
2
Ben Miller
King John King John   See fewer
1
Rose Ayling-Ellis
Self - Presenter Self - Presenter   See fewer
1
Alexei Sayle
Dr. Ushma Dr. Ushma   See fewer
1
1
Steven Hopwood
Amputee slave Amputee slave   See fewer
1
1
Fergal Coghlan
Achilles (2010) Achilles (2010)   See fewer
1
Allin Kempthorne
Israel Hands Israel Hands   See fewer
1
Christian Wolf-La'Moy
Victorian gentleman Victorian gentleman   See fewer
1
1
Scott Brooker
Rattus Rattus Rattus Rattus   See fewer
1
Craig Izzard
Cavalier Soldier Cavalier Soldier   See fewer
1
Andrew Sykes
The Caveman The Caveman   See fewer
1
Carl Nortey
Sailor Sailor   See fewer
1
Yasmin Ogbu
Cleopatra Dancer Cleopatra Dancer   See fewer
1
Rowan Atkinson
Henry VIII Henry VIII   See fewer
1
Kevin Eldon
William the Conqueror William the Conqueror   See fewer
1
Kathryn Drysdale
Cleopatra Cleopatra   See fewer
1
Tom Rosenthal
Alfred the Great Alfred the Great   See fewer
1
Lorna Watson
Various Various   See fewer
1
Bhavna Limbachia
Various Various   See fewer
1
Seelan Gunaseelan
Indian Servant Indian Servant   See fewer
1
Lile Gibney
Young Mary Queens of Scotts Young Mary Queens of Scotts   See fewer
1
1
Ryan Sampson
Various Various   See fewer
1
Mel Giedroyc
Actress Actress   See fewer
1
Pete Nata
Egyptian Harp Player Egyptian Harp Player   See fewer
1
Mike Wozniak
Ensemble Actor Ensemble Actor   See fewer
1
Dara O Briain
Various Various   See fewer
1
Phil Wang
Various Various   See fewer
1
Danielle Vitalis
Ensemble Actor Ensemble Actor   See fewer
1
Manj Gill
Army General Army General   See fewer
1
Joakim Skarli
Norwegian Politician Norwegian Politician   See fewer
1
Esha Patel
Student Student   See fewer
1
Marie Hamm
Victorian woman Victorian woman   See fewer
1
Tia Gatward
Ensemble Actor Ensemble Actor   See fewer
1
Alfredo Tavares
Squatting Official Squatting Official   See fewer
1
Oliver Wellington
Boughwa Gegansmel / Septimius Severus / Tommie Smith Boughwa Gegansmel / Septimius Severus / Tommie Smith   See fewer
1
Bruno Tonioli
Emperor Nero Emperor Nero   See fewer
1
1
Chris Chan
Various Various   See fewer
1
Gianni Calchetti
Various Various   See fewer
1
Kieran Simon
Viking Viking   See fewer
1
Marli Hart
Viking Viking   See fewer
1
Terry Deary
Various (uncredited) Various (uncredited)   See fewer
17
Ethan Keaton
Various (uncredited) Various (uncredited)   See fewer
3
Mari Ann Bull
Girl in match factory / Victorian girl buying ice cream (uncredited) Girl in match factory / Victorian girl buying ice cream (uncredited)   See fewer
2
Molly Conlin
Little Girl in Mellified Man Advert (uncredited) Little Girl in Mellified Man Advert (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Richard Price
Gas Mask Singer (uncredited) Gas Mask Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Darren Sinden
Italian villager (uncredited) Italian villager (uncredited)   See fewer
1
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