Series 1 Episode 6

WRITTEN BY:

Greg Jenner, Simon Littlefield, Laurence Rickard, George Sawyer and Ben Ward


ORIGINAL AIRDATE:

21 May 2009


SKETCHES:

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Horrible Histories Measly Middle Ages

A hapless thief tries to mug a flagellant

Highlights from a typical medieval bestiary are spotlighted on “The Made-Up Planet” (animated)

Horrible Histories Vile Victorians

Be an exploited child labourer and get absolutely no compensation from Victorian Claims Direct (advertisement)

A chimney sweep and his young apprentice face unexpected obstacles on the job
Horrible Histories Gorgeous Georgians

Historical Wife Swap: Lord and Lady Posh from the Manor swap with the Peasant family of Poorville
Horrible Histories Potty Pioneers

Stupid Deaths: Franz Reichelt
Horrible Histories Rotten Romans

Imagine spot: Things to remember when you’re a galley slave (parody of airline passenger announcements. Two parts)

Dodgy War Inventions No. 7: the Onager/The Roman Catapult (animated)
Horrible Histories Frightful First World War

Twisted Fairytales: “The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe” (urinating on boots to soften the leather)

A soldier’s frantic hunt for his lucky charms might prove lucky itself
Horrible Histories Groovy Greeks

Chat show “Greek Myth Talk” tells the lurid story of Kronos and his attempt at filicide


SONG:

Horrible Histories Gorgeous Georgians

“A Gorgeous Georgian Lady”, Lyrics by Terry Deary (adapted from his book Gorgeous Georgians).

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