Horrible Histories

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Horrible HistoriesAll the top sporting action from the past, including Emperor Nero and Jesse Owens singing the history of the Olympics. [S,AD]Sat, Apr 27, 8:30 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories7/13. Historical sketch show based on the successful books. There is a terrible smell in the Houses of Parliament, and Helen of Troy reveals her complicated love life. [S,AD]Sun, Apr 28, 10:45 AMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories11/15. Historical sketch show. Young Queen Victoria marries her true love Albert and has to put up with the open sewers at Buckingham Palace.Mon, Apr 29, 8:50 AMCBBC25 mins
Horrible HistoriesSketch comedy series. A tribute to Florence Nightingale, charting how she revolutionised medicine and the treatment of the sick. [S]Mon, Apr 29, 5:30 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible HistoriesSketch comedy series. A tribute to Florence Nightingale, charting how she revolutionised medicine and the treatment of the sick. [S,AD]Mon, Apr 29, 7:30 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories12/15. Historical sketch show. Oliver Cromwell rises from obscurity, challenges King Charles I in the English Civil War and ultimately orders his execution. [S,AD]Tue, Apr 30, 8:50 AMCBBC25 mins
Horrible Histories1/13. Historical sketch show. A prank-loving emperor hosts a dinner party on Roman Come Dine with Me, and the Durham Home Guard injure themselves while learning first aid. [S,AD]Tue, Apr 30, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories13/15. Historical sketch show. Featuring naughty Napoleon annoying his Josephine and horrid Henry VIII getting married again. There's also a song from wily Winston Churchill. [S,AD]Wed, May 1, 8:50 AMCBBC25 mins
Horrible Histories14/15. A special episode of the historical sketch show, featuring ghastly Genghis Khan, the wise Confucius and a dance-off during a naval battle! [S,AD]Thu, May 2, 8:50 AMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories3/15. Historical sketch show. Young William, Duke of Normandy, quarrels with Harold Godwinson about who should be king of England, before bashing the English and taking the crown. [S,AD]Thu, May 2, 1:55 PMCBBC25 mins
Horrible Histories3/13. Historical sketch show. In Ancient Greece it's Spartan High School Musical, a jester breaks bad news to Henry VIII, and Roman emperor Nero stars in a (not very) romantic movie. [S,AD]Thu, May 2, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories15/15. A special episode of the historical sketch show, featuring songs from the series by King Alfred, Henry VIII, William the Conqueror and more. [S,AD]Fri, May 3, 8:50 AMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories4/13. Historical sketch show. Britain's greatest sailor, Admiral Nelson, turns out to be horribly seasick, and the World War Two Girls sing about girl power on the Home Front. [S,AD]Fri, May 3, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins

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Horrible Histories11/15. Historical sketch show. Prime ministers Neville Chamberlain and Winston Churchill argue online over what to do about Adolf Hitler. [S,AD]Tue, Apr 23, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories6/15. Rowan Atkinson stars as the young King Henry VIII as he struggles with his boring dad, before becoming king and going through wives like most people go through toothbrushes. [S,AD]Tue, Apr 23, 8:50 AMCBBC25 mins
Horrible HistoriesSketch comedy series. Tsar Nicholas II gives tips for survival in Russia's extreme climate, and Lenin provides advice on how to look good after death. [S,AD]Mon, Apr 22, 7:30 PMCBBC35 mins
Horrible HistoriesSketch comedy series. Tsar Nicholas II gives tips for survival in Russia's extreme climate, and Lenin provides advice on how to look good after death. [S,AD]Mon, Apr 22, 5:25 PMCBBC35 mins
Horrible Histories2/15. Historical sketch show. King Alfred the Great argues with his older brothers then defeats the Vikings using his cunning hit-and-run tactics. [S,AD]Mon, Apr 22, 8:50 AMCBBC30 mins
Horrible HistoriesA special episode of the historical sketch show. A look at the life and times of William Shakespeare, from his humble beginnings to his success. [S,AD]Sun, Apr 21, 8:00 PMCBBC35 mins
Horrible Histories13/13. Historical sketch show. In a special musical episode of the award-winning Horrible Histories, host Rattus Rattus chooses his favourite songs to entertain his young nephew. [S,AD]Sat, Apr 20, 8:30 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories14/15. A special episode of the historical sketch show, featuring ghastly Genghis Khan, the wise Confucius and a dance-off during a naval battle! [S,AD]Fri, Apr 19, 8:50 AMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories10/15. Historical sketch show. There is a right royal squabble over who should rule medieval England. [S,AD]Thu, Apr 18, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories9/15. Historical sketch show. There is public confusion when King Charles II bans coffee shops, and Egyptian pharaoh Ramesses II meets some smelly peasants on Historical Wife Swap. [S,AD]Tue, Apr 16, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible HistoriesSketch comedy series. A look at the hideous history of health, from the invention of toilet paper to the healthy origins of the cornflake. [S,AD]Mon, Apr 15, 7:30 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible HistoriesSketch comedy series. A look at the hideous history of health, from the invention of toilet paper to the healthy origins of the cornflake. [S,AD]Mon, Apr 15, 5:30 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories12/13. Historical sketch show. A Victorian woman books a ticket on a very odd railway, and a modern patient is (mis)treated by a Roman dentist. [S,AD]Sat, Apr 13, 8:30 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories8/15. Historical sketch show. A Celtic farmer isn't terribly keen on plans for Hadrian's Wall, and the brainy pioneers of transportation sing about their inventions. [S,AD]Thu, Apr 11, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories7/15. Historical sketch show. Roman emperor Caesar Augustus reveals the lazy secret of his success, and TV's most excitable reporter Bob Hale explains the very complex history of WWII. [S,AD]Tue, Apr 9, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible HistoriesA look at the most ruthless rulers of all time. Hold your nose in Versailles, because Louis XIV hasn't got any loos. [S,AD]Mon, Apr 8, 7:30 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible HistoriesA look at the most ruthless rulers of all time. Hold your nose in Versailles, because Louis XIV hasn't got any loos. [S,AD]Mon, Apr 8, 5:30 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories6/13. Historical sketch show. An evil Greek god guests on a daytime chat show, a rich Georgian swaps his wife with a peasant, and some weird medieval monsters make an appearance. [S,AD]Sun, Apr 7, 10:45 AMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories11/13. Historical sketch show. Dr Culpeper invites us all to his highly unhealthy health spa and a Crusader knight competes on Historical MasterChef. [S,AD]Sat, Apr 6, 8:30 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories6/15. Historical sketch show. Queen Victoria's coronation doesn't go quite as planned, while George IV pulls out all the stops to impress his guests on Historical Come Dine with Me. [S,AD]Thu, Apr 4, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories5/15. Historical sketch show. Famous monk St Augustine struggles to introduce Christianity to Saxon England, and Stuart diarist Samuel Pepys annoys the smartest men in Britain. [S,AD]Wed, Apr 3, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories4/15. Historical sketch show. Featuring the rather eccentric Georgian philosopher Jeremy Bentham and super-rich Roman politician Crassus, who raps about his blinging lifestyle. [S,AD]Tue, Apr 2, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories3/15. Historical sketch show. Charles Dickens sings about his life and books, and Vlad the Impaler reveals his horrible new plan for keeping out the neighbours. [S,AD]Mon, Apr 1, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible HistoriesHorrible Histories takes a look at America and its various presidents, from George Washington to the present day, including President Jackson's parrot. [AD]Mon, Apr 1, 5:30 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible HistoriesSketch comedy series. A tribute to Florence Nightingale, charting how she revolutionised medicine and the treatment of the sick. [S,AD]Sun, Mar 31, 4:50 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories5/13. Historical sketches. A priest makes a piano from live pigs, Emperor Caligula declares war on the sea, and there are some disgusting beauty tips from ancient Egypt. [S,AD]Sun, Mar 31, 11:25 AMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories10/13. Historical sketch show. A Saxon joins a modern dating agency, and there is a surprise in store for the people on Victorian Wife Swap. [S]Sat, Mar 30, 8:30 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories2/15. Historical sketch show. There's a surprisingly charming Stuart highwayman, while the captain of the Titanic holds the world's worst safety briefing. [S,AD]Thu, Mar 28, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible HistoriesHistorical sketch show. The Saxon gods form an unlikely team of superheroes and Rosa Parks sings about her struggle for equality. [S,AD]Wed, Mar 27, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible HistoriesHorrible Histories favourite Death, from 'Stupid Deaths', presents a show full of spooky highlights. We join him at home and get a look around as he reveals his creepiest moments. [S,AD]Tue, Mar 26, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible HistoriesFrom the earliest screeches of the neanderthal, right through to Jimi Hendrix burning his guitar, Rattus Rattus guides us through the story of music making. [S,AD]Tue, Mar 26, 4:30 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible HistoriesAll the top sporting action from the past, including Emperor Nero and Jesse Owens singing the history of the Olympics. [S,AD]Mon, Mar 25, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible HistoriesA look at some of history's most ingenious inventors, as we take in everything from the invention of the wheel to the crisp. [S,AD]Sun, Mar 24, 4:55 PMCBBC25 mins
Horrible Histories4/13. Historical sketches. The Tudors sing their family history, Bob explains the history of Rome in two minutes, and a mad Victorian gentleman eats King Louis XIV's mummified heart. [S,AD]Sun, Mar 24, 11:30 AMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories9/13. Historical sketch show. King Edward III gets married on a building site, while Julius Caesar reveals his not-very-secret tips on hiding baldness. [S,AD]Sat, Mar 23, 8:30 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible HistoriesA special episode looking at explorers, from the Vikings' first small steps on American soil to humankind's first giant leaps on the moon. [S,AD]Fri, Mar 22, 1:10 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories13/13. Historical sketch show. In a special musical episode of the award-winning Horrible Histories, host Rattus Rattus chooses his favourite songs to entertain his young nephew. [S,AD]Thu, Mar 21, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories12/13. Historical sketch show. A Victorian woman books a ticket on a very odd railway, and a modern patient is (mis)treated by a Roman dentist. [S,AD]Wed, Mar 20, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible HistoriesSketch comedy series. Tsar Nicholas II gives tips for survival in Russia's extreme climate, and Lenin provides advice on how to look good after death. [S,AD]Wed, Mar 20, 1:10 PMCBBC35 mins
Horrible Histories11/13. Historical sketch show. Dr Culpeper invites us all to his highly unhealthy health spa and a Crusader knight competes on Historical MasterChef. [S,AD]Tue, Mar 19, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories10/13. Historical sketch show. A Saxon joins a modern dating agency, and there is a surprise in store for the people on Victorian Wife Swap. [S,AD]Mon, Mar 18, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories3/13. Historical sketches. A Roman emperor finds an alternative to candles, an Egyptian tries to save on mummification, and Roundheads and Cavaliers take part in Historical Wife Swap. [S,AD]Sun, Mar 17, 11:30 AMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories8/13. Historical sketch show. Emperor Nero visits the victims of the Great Fire of Rome and some Crusaders attend a training course on how to fight weird monsters. [S]Sat, Mar 16, 8:30 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories9/13. Historical sketch show. King Edward III gets married on a building site, while Julius Caesar reveals his not-very-secret tips on hiding baldness. [S,AD]Thu, Mar 14, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories6/13. Historical sketch show. A confused Christopher Columbus declares he has found India, and a Georgian woman reveals her very stupid death. [S,AD]Mon, Mar 11, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories11/15. Historical sketch show. Prime ministers Neville Chamberlain and Winston Churchill argue online over what to do about Adolf Hitler. [S,AD]Sun, Mar 10, 11:30 AMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories7/13. Historical sketch show. Emperor Napoleon plays a very unusual chess match and a Victorian inventor builds an anti-seasickness ship with one small design flaw. [S,AD]Sat, Mar 9, 8:30 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories5/13. Historical sketch show. People from the Bronze Age argue about building the world's first city and Bob Hale explains the entire history of the Renaissance. [S,AD]Thu, Mar 7, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories2/13. Historical sketches based on the successful books. A Stone Age doctor tries to help a modern patient, a whining pharaoh invents the pyramid and Henry VIII meets his dead friends. [S,AD]Thu, Mar 7, 12:40 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories4/13. Historical sketch show. HHTV's war reporter Mike Peabody regrets his decision to cover the Norman Siege of Palermo, and the Pilgrim Fathers rap about Jamestown in America. [S,AD]Wed, Mar 6, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins