Next Monday, the 1st of June, Kevin Eldon takes stars as William the Conqueror in ‘Wicked William the Conqueror’. Young William, Duke of Normandy, quarrels with Harold Godwinson about who should be King of England, before bashing the English and taking the crown at the famous Battle of Hastings in 1066! Meanwhile across the world, discover Chinese technology light years ahead of the dunderheaded Normans and Saxons in England, and meet one of the world’s first scientists in Egypt. Plus, watch him sing ‘Norman Style’; next Monday-don’t miss it at 5pm on CBBC! Or click http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/shows/horrible-histories for a sneak peak!
One of our earlier posts: ‘Here comes Series 6!’ was slightly wrong. It appears the order of episodes is different-and so here they are, some with official titles:
S6E4: Mardy Mary Queen of Scots-8th June
“We follow the young Mary as she stumbles from young girl in Scotland, to Queen in France, back to Queen in Scotland, and finally to Elizabeth I’s public enemy no. 1 – with a bit of Queenian Rhapsody thrown in for good measure! Meanwhile across the world we meet silver-nosed Danish scientist Tycho Brahe, and Mr H gives us his unique take on the epic Battle of Lepanto in another History’s Craziest Fools”
S6E5: Naughty Napoleon-15th June
“We follow Napoleon as he rises from humble beginnings to be the Emperor of France, bashing most of Europe along the way, and ultimately meeting his Waterloo at, well, Waterloo! Meanwhile across the world we meet the Indian traveller who brought Shampoo to the world.”
S6E6: Horrid Henry VIII-22nd June
“We meet the young Henry as he struggles with his boring dad Henry VII, before becoming King himself, and going through wives like most people go through toothbrushes! Meanwhile across the world we meet the great Ottoman leader Suleiman the Magnificent in Turkey, and the mad, bad, and very dangerous to know Emperor Zhengde in China.”
In alphabetical order:
“Meet beastly Boudicca, and find out more about the Cut-Throat Celts, and their strange superstitions”
“Learn about cruel Cleo, and her relationship with Julius Caesar”
“Meet WII PM, Winston Churchill, plus watch a hilarious cameo from Sanjeev Bhaskar”
“See what Cruel things Cromwell got up to after King Charles got the chop!”
“Learn about the Georgian army, and about the King who was barmy!
“Learn about Queen Victoria, Britain’s longest reigning monarch (…but nor for long), young and old”