Horrible Histories Movie Pitch

Horrible Histories sketches-Horrible Histories Movie Pitch

SUMMARY:

Histories most famous people try to seal a deal with 3 Hollywood producers (Mark Gatiss, Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton of the League of Gentlemen) to get a film made about them and correct the common misconceptions and stories which are they are often known for. In the end, though, they end up annoyed with the producers’ ideas to make the film more interesting and usually storm out.

SKETCHES:

Horrible Histories Series 4 Episode 1-6-Measly Middle Ages-HH Movie Pitch-Dick Whittington1HH Movie Pitch: Lord Mayor Dick Whittington

Lord Mayor Dick Whittington, pitches his life story to a panel of Hollywood producers, trying to avoid co-starring with a talking cat.


Horrible Histories Series 4 Episode 3-52-Vicious Vikings-HH Movie Pitch-King Canute1HH Movie Pitch: King Canute

King Canute tries to avoid a climactic scene by the seashore.


 

Horrible Histories Series 4 Episode 6-4-Potty Pioneers-HH Movie Pitch-Leif EricssonHH Movie Pitch: Leif Ericson

Leif Ericson tries to explain that the film he’s pitching about discovering America before Columbus isn’t a fantasy.


 

Horrible Histories sketches-Horrible Histories Movie PitchHH Movie Pitch: Alfred the Great

Alfred the Great tries to avoid being typecast as “Cake Guy”.


 

Horrible Histories Series 5 Episode 3-HH Movie Pitch-Mary Shelley2HH Movie Pitch: Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley tries for a Frankenstein reboot in which the monster is correctly named … Adam?


 

Horrible Histories Series 5 Episode 3-HH Movie Pitch-Robert the Bruce1HH Movie Pitch: Robert the Bruce

Robert the Bruce tries to avoid starring in ‘Spider-Guy II’.


 

Series 5 Episode 6-Potty Pioneers-Horrible Histories Movie Pitch-Ernest ShackletonHH Movie Pitch: Ernest Shackleton

Ernest Shackleton tries to pitch a thrilling adventure story about not actually reaching the South Pole.


 

Horrible Histories sketches-Horrible Histories Movie PitchHH Movie Pitch: Julius Caesar

Can Julius Caesar’s unconventional rise to power really earn him the first movie deal?


 

Horrible Histories sketches-Horrible Histories Movie PitchHH Movie Pitch: Rameses II

Rameses II Rameses II tries to make his case as the other iconic Ancient Egyptian ruler


 

Sport Special-25-HH Movie Pitch-Baron de Coubertin2HH Movie Pitch: The Baron De Coubertin

The Baron de Coubertin is forced to admit his idea for a modern Games revival wasn’t exactly original.


LIST OF SKETCHES:

1. Lord Mayor Dick Whittington—Series 4 Episode 1—Measly Middle Ages sketch

2. King Canute—Series 4 Episode 3—Vicious Vikings sketch

3. Leif Ericson—Series 4 Episode 6—Potty Pioneers sketch

4. Alfred the Great—Series 4 Episode 12—Smashing Saxons sketch

5. Mary Shelley—Series 5 Episode 2—Gorgeous Georgians sketch

6. Robert the Bruce—Series 5 Episode 2—Shocking Scotland sketch

7. Ernest Shackleton—Series 5 Episode 6—Potty Pioneers sketch

8. Julius Caesar—Series 5 Episode 8—Rotten Romans sketch

9. Rameses II—Series 5 Episode 12—Awful Egyptians sketch

SPECIAL SKETCHES:

10. The Olympic Project—Series 4 Episode 14: Sport Special

STATISTICS:

-Series 4: 4 sketches

–Series 5: 5 sketches

-2 Potty Pioneers sketches

-1 sketch of the others above

PICTURES:

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