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Famous inmates, botched escapes and thefts, and Henry VIII’s favourite executions – they’re all here in a terrifying history of the Tower of London, one of England's most famous landmarks!

Series 2
Historical sketch show. A pirate regrets stealing a herd of cows, King Charles II raps about his party lifestyle, and the Georgian army goes to war against a bunch of schoolboys.
Series 3
Historical sketch show. Some medieval knights discover the most disgusting way to attack a castle and a Georgian goes shopping in a modern pet shop.
Series 9
Rattus has an idea that might make him millions – he is going to launch a streaming service. However, to make Ratify a success, he is going to need some great songs from history.
Series 4
Historical sketch show. Dick Whittington pitches a movie about his life, and some German bomber pilots find an unfortunate use for a tourist guidebook to Britain.
Series 1
Historical sketch show. A pirate captain worries about an early bedtime, a soldier from World War I struggles to cook with fake food and the four King Georges form a boy band.
Series 7
A special episode looking at explorers, from the Vikings' first small steps on American soil to humankind's first giant leaps on the moon.
From the earliest screeches of the neanderthal, right through to Jimi Hendrix burning his guitar, Rattus Rattus guides us through the story of music making.
Series 10
Comedian and children’s author Rosie Jones is here to help Rattus choose his World Book Day outfit, and discover the gory details behind some favourite children's books!
On the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, Horrible Histories looks at the disaster and the events that surrounded it.
Series 10
Take a journey through one of the weirdest, wildest periods in English history, featuring the only time that a king has been tried and executed for treason!
From the Trojan Horse, to Jason and his Argonauts going to find the Golden Fleece, and Zeus going on historical first dates as an ant, Horrible Histories presents mythical mayhem, Greek style!
Legendary artists Da Vinci and Michelangelo are the guides for a journey through one of history’s most creative, and sometimes weirdest, periods.
From warring brothers to farting mothers, Horrible Histories presents some of the biggest, best and worst rivalries throughout time. Guest starring Rosie Jones, Fred Sirieix and Rob Rinder.
From how Henry VIII had the most comfortable poo possible, to finding out which bit of his house Charles Dickens called The Demon - take a tour of horrible homes through history.
A special episode of the historical sketch show, taking a look at some of literature's greatest works and history's wackiest writers.
Series 10
Horrible Histories presents the sometimes-ludicrous story of Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot.
Legendary Lioness Jill Scott joins Rattus to look at the history of the beautiful game, including Shakespearean mentions, women’s football being banned and coffins on the pitch!
Jo Brand joins Rattus for a special NHS 75th birthday show, looking at how it was created, some of its weirder moments, and what life was like before it was created.
In honour of Father’s Day, Horrible Histories takes a look at some of history’s daftest dads, featuring Henry VIII, Charles Dickens, William the Conqueror and Joseph Stalin!