The BEST episodes directed by Ian Curtis

Monstrous Musicians
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7.50
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#1 - Monstrous Musicians

Horrible Histories (2009) - Season 7 - Episode 1

Horrible Histories reveals history's most monstrous musicians. 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, even bumping into Simon Cowell at Beethoven's 'H Factor' audition.

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Horrid Henry VIII Special
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7.03
38 votes

#2 - Horrid Henry VIII Special

Horrible Histories (2009) - Season 6 - Episode 6

A special episode about King Henry VIII, starring Rowan Atkinson. 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. With, of course, our host Rattus to guide the way!

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Wily Winston Churchill Special
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7.03
38 votes

#3 - Wily Winston Churchill Special

Horrible Histories (2009) - Season 6 - Episode 10

A special episode of the historical sketch show about Winston Churchill, starring Jim Howick. We follow Churchill from a young soldier in India during the time of Queen Victoria, through the First World War, to victory in World War II, and finally to his retirement in the Swinging Sixties - what a journey! Meanwhile across the world we meet the American soldier literally spreading propaganda around the battlefields, and learn about Gandhi's more eccentric side. With of course, our host Rattus to guide the way!

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Gorgeous George III Special
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6.95
36 votes

#4 - Gorgeous George III Special

Horrible Histories (2009) - Season 6 - Episode 8

A special episode of the historical sketch show about King George III, starring Simon Farnaby. We follow George from a young unpopular king to a much loved figure some 60 years later, and check out a bit of his court life along the way. Meanwhile across the world we hear about some of the words we have got from India, and the Battles of the Day team give us their unique insight into the American Revolution. With, of course, our host Rattus to guide the way!

Mardy Mary Queen of Scots Special
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6.92
35 votes

#5 - Mardy Mary Queen of Scots Special

Horrible Histories (2009) - Season 6 - Episode 4

A special episode about Mary Queen of Scots, starring Jessica Ransom. This episode follows 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. With, of course, our host Rattus to guide the way!

It's a Wicked World Special
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6.91
32 votes

#6 - It's a Wicked World Special

Horrible Histories (2009) - Season 6 - Episode 14

A special episode of the historical sketch show, featuring ghastly Genghis Khan, the wise Confucius and a dance-off during a naval battle! There's also a Bollywood number from Queen Victoria. With Rattus to guide the way.

Savage Songs Special
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6.90
40 votes

#7 - Savage Songs Special

Horrible Histories (2009) - Season 6 - Episode 15

A special episode of the historical sketch show, featuring all your favourite songs from the series! Sing along with King Alfred about his burnt cakes, or with Henry VIII about his love of reformation - or get down Norman-style with William the Conqueror. With of course, our host Rattus to guide the way!

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Rotten Rulers Special
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6.89
35 votes

#8 - Rotten Rulers Special

Horrible Histories (2009) - Season 6 - Episode 13

A special episode of the historical sketch show featuring all your favourite rotten rulers from the series. Including naughty Napoleon annoying his Josephine and horrid Henry VIII getting married again! There's also a song from wily Winston Churchill and of course, our host Rattus to guide the way!

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Tricky Queen Vicky Special
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6.89
35 votes

#9 - Tricky Queen Vicky Special

Horrible Histories (2009) - Season 6 - Episode 11

A special episode of the historical sketch show about Queen Victoria, starring Sarah Hadland. We meet young Vicky as she becomes queen aged only 18, marries her true love Albert, and has to put up with the open sewers at the not-so-luxurious Buckingham Palace. Meanwhile, across the world, we catch up with Australian outlaw Ned Kelly, and discover plans for the Great Hedge of India. Yes, hedge! With of course, our host Rattus to guide the way!

Awesome Alfred the Great Special
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6.86
34 votes

#10 - Awesome Alfred the Great Special

Horrible Histories (2009) - Season 6 - Episode 2

A special episode about King Alfred the Great, starring Tom Rosenthal. Watch Alfred argue with his older brothers then defeat the Vikings using his cunning hit-and-run tactics, summoning the spirit of Ed Sheeran. Meanwhile, across the world, Ant and Dec host a very special Chinese edition of I'm A Celebrity, and the Egyptians tell us how healthcare should really be done. With of course, our host Rattus to guide the way!

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Wicked William the Conqueror Special
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6.84
36 votes

#11 - Wicked William the Conqueror Special

Horrible Histories (2009) - Season 6 - Episode 3

A special episode about William the Conqueror, starring Kevin Eldon. We meet young William, Duke of Normandy, as he 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 we 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. With, of course, our host Rattus to guide the way!

'Orrible Oliver Cromwell Special
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6.84
36 votes

#12 - 'Orrible Oliver Cromwell Special

Horrible Histories (2009) - Season 6 - Episode 12

A special episode of the historical sketch show about Oliver Cromwell. We follow Oliver as he rises from obscurity, challenges King Charles I in the English Civil War, and ultimately orders the King's execution - as he says, a it was a 'cruel necessity'. In other parts of Britain we meet a bunch of oddly named Puritan soldiers, and the great writers Shakespeare and Milton square up for a word battle. With of course, our host Rattus to guide the way!

Naughty Napoleon Special
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6.83
34 votes

#13 - Naughty Napoleon Special

Horrible Histories (2009) - Season 6 - Episode 5

A special episode about the great French leader Napoleon Bonaparte, starring Jim Howick. 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. With of course, our host Rattus to guide the way!

Crafty Cleopatra Special
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6.82
37 votes

#14 - Crafty Cleopatra Special

Horrible Histories (2009) - Season 6 - Episode 7

A special episode of the historical sketch show about the great Egyptian queen Cleopatra, starring Kathryn Drysdale. We meet Cleo as she clashes with her brother, seizes power and hooks up with great Roman leaders Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. Meanwhile, across the world, we catch up with the thoughts of famous Chinese philosopher Confucius and encounter the less glamorous side of life in Rome. With, of course, our host Rattus to guide the way!

Magna Carta Special: Crooked King John and Magna Carta
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6.81
36 votes

#15 - Magna Carta Special: Crooked King John and Magna Carta

Horrible Histories (2009) - Season 6 - Episode 1

Horrible Histories returns for a special about King John and Magna Carta, starring Ben Miller. John annoys the Barons and agrees Magna Carta at Runnymede, after a banging rap battle. Meanwhile across the world we meet the formidable Genghis Khan in Mongolia, and catch up with the crafty Saladin during the Crusades. With of course, our host Rattus to guide the way!

Bolshy Boudica Special
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6.80
34 votes

#16 - Bolshy Boudica Special

Horrible Histories (2009) - Season 6 - Episode 9

A special episode of the historical sketch show, focusing on the great British Queen Boudica, starring Lorna Watson from Watson & Oliver. We follow Boudica as she turns against her Roman masters and unleashes her wrecking ball on Colchester, St Albans and London. It is cut-throat Celts versus rotten Romans - it's going to be very gory! Meanwhile, across the world, we meet famous emperors Caligula and Nero, dishing out their own unique brand of Imperial nastiness. With of course, our host Rattus to guide the way!

Mon 02 May
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#17 - Mon 02 May

Hollyoaks - Season 28 - Episode 86

Ste and Sienna face a tense showdown with a deadly ultimatum. Things get off to a rocky start for Scott and his new foster child. Verity takes matters into her own hands. Ollie has an idea.

Tue 03 May
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#18 - Tue 03 May

Hollyoaks - Season 28 - Episode 87

Some shocking demands lead to big changes for Ethan, Sienna and Ste, and Ethan makes a confession. Shaq gets an ultimatum from Verity. Things go from bad to worse between Scott and Vicky.

Wed 04 May
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#19 - Wed 04 May

Hollyoaks - Season 28 - Episode 88

James gets a surprise. Nadira is feeling vulnerable. Scott discusses his difficulties with the social worker, and Vicky has a sparkle in her eye when she meets a certain Hollyoaks resident.

Thu 05 May
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#20 - Thu 05 May

Hollyoaks - Season 28 - Episode 89

Maxine's smart thinking leads to a discovery. James makes a rash decision. Juliet gives Peri some news. Luke struggles to distinguish between a game and reality. Is Ripley hiding something?

Fri 06 May
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#21 - Fri 06 May

Hollyoaks - Season 28 - Episode 90

Things get heated between the Nightingales, and one of the family is injured... Darren makes a change to his wedding plans. Juliet wants to make things up to Peri. Nadira has a proposition.