Jim Howick

More On Horrible Histories Movie

A long, long time ago we revealed that the debut feature film from the Horrible Histories cast would be called Bill, and would offer up a uniquely alternative view of Shakespeare’s life story. With production now underway, further details about the film are starting to emerge: Another [...]

February 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

Yonderland Is Here!

At long last, Yonderland begins this Sunday, 10th November, on Sky1 HD. The first two half-hour episodes are being shown from 6:30pm, with the next six episodes shown weekly. As regular readers know, Yonderland is written by and stars the main cast of Horrible Histories – Matthew [...]

November 7, 2013 // 1 Comment

Reach For Sky 1

Sky 1 have announced their new Autumn Schedule and there are a couple of TVO related shows to look forward to. Yonderland, written by and starring the cast of Horrible Histories, is set to be shown in the Autumn. It is a mixture of live action and puppets, and is a fantasy adventure story. Click [...]

August 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

Yonderland Preview… Over Yonder!

We’re just months away now from the launch of Yonderland – the new fantasy sitcom from the team behind Horrible Histories – and our anticipation has been whetted by the good folk at Sky1 HD. They unleashed this preview picture featuring Simon Farnaby as evil [...]

July 2, 2013 // 3 Comments

(Not So) Horrible BAFTA!

CBBC smash Horrible Histories triumphed at the Children’s BAFTA Awards this weekend, winning Best Children’s Comedy. The show which stars Ealing Live Simon Farnaby, Ben Willbond and occasionally Alice Lowe, alongside Laurence Rickard, Jim Howick, Martha Howe-Douglas and Matt [...]

November 27, 2012 // 0 Comments

Horrible And Full Lenth

Award-winning kids’ TV series Horrible Histories is set to be developed into a feature-length movie. The popular show has encouraged a generation to children to renew their interest in history, thanks to its uniquely comical approach to subject. Producer, Caroline Norris recently said of a [...]

August 27, 2012 // 1 Comment

Channel 4 Gets Gold

Channel 4 is celebrating success at the Rose D’Or festival today with 3 wins. The channel won awards for Friday Night Dinner (Best Sitcom), Million Pound Drop Live (Best Gameshow) and Black Mirror (Best Comedy). Onion Land was well-represented as Matt Holness made an appearance in Friday [...]

May 11, 2012 // 1 Comment

A Historical Return & Gents Reunited!

Next week sees the launch of the new series of CBBC smash Horrible Histories, featuring Ealing Live veterans Simon Farnaby and Ben Willbond. The historical educational comedy sketch show, inspired by the Terry Deary books, has been winning awards left, right and centre, and this fourth series [...]

April 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

More Joyously Horrible History

New episodes of Horrible Histories will be hitting our TV screens soon! The new series starts on 9th April on CBBC, although detailed listings are not yet available. This will be Series 4 of the multi-award-winning comedy sketch show for kids, and it features twelve standard and three special [...]

March 22, 2012 // 0 Comments

Horrible Histories For All!

Horrible Histories, the BAFTA-award winning kids’ TV series which features Simon Farnaby, Ben Willbond and Alice Lowe, is going prime time! Since its launch the CBBC show, which also stars Laurence Rickard, Matthew Baynton, Martha Howe-Douglas and Jim Howick has built up a loyal, cult [...]

June 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

Horrible Histories Does Horribly Well

BAFTA-winning kids’ TV show Horrible Histories has picked up another well-deserved award! The  CBBC series, starring Ealing Live veterans Simon Farnaby and Ben Willbond alongside Jim Howick, Laurence Rickard, Matthew Baynton, Martha Howe-Douglas and occasionally the likes of Alice [...]

March 18, 2011 // 2 Comments