Horrible Histories

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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]Sat, Feb 23, 8:30 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]Sun, Feb 24, 11:30 AMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories6/13. Historical sketch show. Henry VIII promotes his all-meat, no-vegetables diet plan, and Admiral Nelson confuses everyone with his last words. [S,AD]Sun, Feb 24, 4:50 PMCBBC25 mins
Horrible Histories10/13. Historical sketch show. A pirate chef disgusts the judges of Historical MasterChef, and a Stone Age inventor appears on Dragons' Den. [S,AD]Mon, Feb 25, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories12/13. Historical sketch show. The people of Strasbourg are afflicted with dance fever, and HHTV presenter Fearne Polyester reports from a bizarre Greek festival. [S,AD]Tue, Feb 26, 7:00 PMCBBC25 mins
Horrible Histories13/13. Savage Songs compilation. Featuring the hip hop battle of the boasting Celts, pop superstar Cleopatra, rock rebel William Wallace, and more. [S,AD]Wed, Feb 27, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins

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Horrible HistoriesA special episode of the historical sketch show, taking a look at some of literature's greatest works and history's wackiest writers. [S,AD]Thu, Feb 21, 7:05 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible HistoriesHorrible Histories takes a look at the world's greatest heroes and villains. Featuring Martin Luther King Jr and Al Capone. [S,AD]Mon, Feb 18, 4:30 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]Sun, Feb 17, 4:35 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible HistoriesSketch comedy series. Featuring everything you need to know about history's most famous family. Including a never-before-seen sketch. [S,AD]Sat, Feb 16, 8:30 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories14/15. A romance special of the award-winning comedy, featuring some of history's biggest love rats. King Henry VIII goes on a TV dating show. [S,AD]Thu, Feb 14, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories7/13. Historical sketch show. Robert Walpole struggles to talk to England's German king and a Scottish sportsman attacks dead cows in the Highland Games. [S,AD]Mon, Feb 11, 7:00 PMCBBC25 mins
Horrible HistoriesA look at some of history's greatest artists, from the first images painted onto the walls of caves through to Chris Ofili's work with elephant dung. [S,AD]Mon, Feb 11, 4:30 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]Sun, Feb 10, 11:30 AMCBBC30 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]Sat, Feb 9, 8:30 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories8/13. Historical sketch show. A Georgian peasant gets a posh makeover, Crimewatch BC tries to solve Julius Caesar's murder, and prepare to be confused by the Egyptian Hieroglyphics song. [S,AD]Fri, Feb 8, 12:55 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories6/13. Historical sketch show. Henry VIII promotes his all-meat, no-vegetables diet plan, and Admiral Nelson confuses everyone with his last words. [S,AD]Thu, Feb 7, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories5/13. Historical sketch show. A Welsh prince from the Middle Ages has a very stupid death, and Queen Cleopatra sings about her reputation as a femme fatale. [S,AD]Wed, Feb 6, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible HistoriesA modern detective struggles to solve a series of murders in Emperor Caligula's house. [S,AD] Followed by Sketchy Comedy; A toaster, cheese grater, bin and washing machine get the Sketchy treatment.Mon, Feb 4, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible HistoriesHorrible Histories charts the path towards true love. Henry VIII enlists the help of maitre d' Fred Sirieix as he tries to find the right wife. [S,AD]Mon, Feb 4, 4:30 PMCBBC30 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, Feb 3, 11:30 AMCBBC35 mins
Horrible Histories3/13. Historical sketch show. Queen Elizabeth I goes online dating, Greek philosopher Socrates foils his own rescue from prison, and Emicho of the Rhineland goes crusading. [S,AD]Sat, Feb 2, 8:30 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories3/13. Historical sketch show. A confused World War I soldier spends his first day in the trenches, and the Welsh women of Fishguard defeat a French invasion without even trying. [S,AD]Fri, Feb 1, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories7/15. Historical sketch show. Egyptian Queen Cleopatra clashes with her brother, seizes power and hooks up with great Roman leaders Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. [S,AD]Fri, Feb 1, 1:25 PMCBBC25 mins
Horrible Histories2/13. Historical sketch show. Some medieval knights discover the most disgusting way to attack a castle and a Georgian goes shopping in a modern pet shop. [S,AD]Thu, Jan 31, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories1/13. Historical sketch show. Including an annoying French prankster from the Middle Ages, and what happens when Queen Elizabeth I needs the toilet. [S,AD]Wed, Jan 30, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories13/13. Historical sketch show. A compilation of songs from the series, featuring Spartan High School Musical, the Viking Rock Band and the Victorian Inventions song. [S,AD]Tue, Jan 29, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories12/13. Historical sketch show. How to paint like a caveman, World War II codebreakers forget their own code, and Henry VIII challenges the King of France to a smackdown! [S,AD]Mon, Jan 28, 7:00 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]Mon, Jan 28, 4:30 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories2/13. Historical sketch show. Henry VIII appears on a TV show hoping to raise money from his antique abbeys. Also, Charles Darwin sings about his theory of natural selection. [S,AD]Sat, Jan 26, 8:30 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories11/13. Historical sketch show. Barmy Roman emperor Caligula fails to invade Britain, King Henry VIII plays tennis while Anne Boleyn is executed, and some Saxon monks throw a party. [S,AD]Fri, Jan 25, 7:05 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories10/13. Historical sketch show. King Charles I sends someone else to get married for him, a new recruit regrets joining the Georgian army, and Queen Cleopatra reveals her beauty secrets. [S,AD]Thu, Jan 24, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories9/13. Historical sketch show. The Stuarts are confused by tea, a Viking funeral ends in a fight and a child evacuated in the Blitz thinks farm animals are monsters. [S,AD]Wed, Jan 23, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories7/13. Joan of Arc gets a visit from a confused angel, a pirate captain tries to make his crew dress like ladies, and Mrs Celt enjoys being a Roman on Historical Wife Swap. [S,AD]Tue, Jan 22, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories13/15. Historical sketch show. Some of history's greatest characters serenade us with tales of their lives. Featuring the all-conquering Alexander the Great. [S,AD]Mon, Jan 21, 7:00 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]Mon, Jan 21, 1:30 PMCBBC25 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]Sun, Jan 20, 6:05 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]Sun, Jan 20, 11:35 AMCBBC30 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]Sat, Jan 19, 8:30 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories6/13. Historical sketch show. The Ug and Ugio families go head to head on Stone Age Family Fortunes and mad King George III's doctors are even madder than he is. [S,AD]Fri, Jan 18, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories5/13. An Incan kid has the worst birthday ever, a Roman farmer meets a door-to-door poo salesman, and King George IV embarks on a solo musical career. [S,AD]Thu, Jan 17, 7:00 PMCBBC30 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]Wed, Jan 16, 7:00 PMCBBC30 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]Mon, Jan 14, 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]Mon, Jan 14, 4:30 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. [AD]Sun, Jan 13, 1:30 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, Jan 13, 11:35 AMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories1/13. Historical sketch show. Dick Whittington pitches a movie about his life, and some German bomber pilots find an unfortunate use for a tourist guidebook to Britain. [S,AD]Sat, Jan 12, 8:30 PMCBBC30 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]Fri, Jan 11, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories13/13. Historical sketch show. A lazy aristocrat invents the sandwich, the Romans host their own revolting cookery show and William Shakespeare is haunted by King Richard III's ghost. [S,AD]Thu, Jan 10, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories11/13. Historical sketch show based on the successful books. Queen Victoria learns that her British comforts are not British and on 'Axe Factor', contestants try to become executioners. [S,AD]Tue, Jan 8, 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, Jan 8, 4:30 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories10/13. Historical sketch show. HHTV News reports from the Battle of Thermopylae, Celt housewives find uses for severed heads, and the truth about Roman toilets is revealed. [S,AD]Mon, Jan 7, 7:00 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible HistoriesA seasonal special of the historical sketch show. The episode showcases bizarre yuletide absurdities from over the centuries with a unique blend of sketches, pastiche and song. [S,AD]Wed, Dec 26, 1:25 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible HistoriesA seasonal special of the historical sketch show. The episode showcases bizarre yuletide absurdities from over the centuries with a unique blend of sketches, pastiche and song. [S,AD,SL]Tue, Dec 25, 1:45 PMCBBC30 mins
Horrible Histories9/13. Historical sketch show. The Vikings launch an advert, Queen Elizabeth I surprises her court with some very odd laws and the Aztec priests sing their gruesome disco song. [S,AD]Mon, Dec 24, 6:30 PMCBBC30 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]Sun, Dec 23, 6:30 PMCBBC30 mins