Series 3 Episode 12

WRITTEN BY:

Gerard Foster, Rosanna Lowe, Giles Pilbrow, Laurence Rickard, Fay Rusling, Ben Ward


ORIGINAL AIRDATE:

19 July 2011


SKETCHES:

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Horrible Histories Measly Middle Ages

A peasant tries to leverage his rare and desirable plague-free status into a pay rise

The people of catch literal dance fever in 1518
Horrible Histories Groovy Greeks

Historical Pet Shop: A philosopher requires subjects for some odd thought experiments

Festival News: Presenter Fearne Polyester participates in the all-female Thesmophoria (parody of Fearne Cotton)

HHTV Sport: Crowning the winner at the Isthmian Games
Horrible Histories Cut-Throat Celts

An Irish king’s attempt to ban all rhyme turns out to not be very well-thought-through

SONG: Two Celtic Warriors boast about their triumphs in a rap or ‘Boast’ battle
Horrible Histories Savage Stone Age

Comparisons between Stonehenge and the pyramids are eye-opening (animated)

Cliff Whiteley: Discussing the many theories re: Stonehenge with one of its builders
Horrible Histories Angry Aztecs

Hi-Tec All-in-One Cactus multipurpose tool and Chuckle Resin chewing gum (advertisements)
Horrible Histories Slimy Stuarts

Horrible Points of View: Another look at the unsettling phenomenon of females playing female roles onstage

Thomas Blood is brought before Charles II, who winds up being unexpectedly impressed–and entertained


SONG:

Horrible Histories Cut-Throat Celts

Celtic Boast Battle


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One thought on “Series 3 Episode 12

  1. What is the Baroque piece that plays during the Slimy Stuart scene where Thomas Blood talks to King Charles?

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