Series 5 Episode 9

WRITTEN BY:

Dave Cohen, Gerard Foster, Greg Jenner, Giles Pilbrow, Laurence Rickard and Ben Ward


ORIGINAL AIRDATE:

25 June 2013


SKETCHES:

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Horrible Histories Slimy Stuarts

Plague victim finder recruitment comes with some built-in occupational hazards

Charles II’s attempt to discourage anti-government plotters leads to some difficulty in securing a hot beverage (parody of Starbucks)
Horrible Histories Rotten Romans

Wonders of the Roman Universe: A ‘handsome scientist’ extols the Roman Universe

The Battle of Drepanum hinges on the fate of a sacred–and not incidentally seasick–chicken
Horrible Histories Measly Middle Ages

The experts of “Middle Ages Antiques Roadshow” assess the value of a well-travelled lump of medicinal metal (parody of Antiques Roadshow)

Creating your own miracles is easy with the Middle Ages Magic Set (advertisement)

Horrible Histories Terrible Tudors

Lord Stanley literally waits to the last minute to decide who to fight for at the Battle of Bosworth Field

SONG
Horrible Histories Awful Egyptians

Historical Wife Swap: Pharaoh Rameses II and Queen Nefertari swap with a peasant family
Horrible Histories Vile Victorians

Thomas Edison makes an essential–if rather surprising–improvement to the new telephone

Photographic Monthly Chronicle: Pioneering photographer William Henry Fox Talbot shares his tips for a great photo, including neck irons; post-mortem photography, the latest craze in remembering the dead
Horrible Histories Savage Stone Age

Words We Get From The: Stone Age

A cave couple are hopeful of a more permanent home in “A Historical Place in the Sun” (parody of A Place in the Sun)


PICTURES:
Horrible Histories Series 5 Episode 9 promo image


SONG:

Terrible Tudors: “Henry VII: The Original Tu-Tu-Tudor” (glam rock parody).

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