Go Horrible Histories! I love both the books and the TV show… 🙂
The Horrible Histories phenomenon will soon celebrate its 20th anniversary.
Scholastic will commemorate 20 years since Terry Deary published the first Horrible Histories books, Awesome Egyptians and Terrible Tudors.
Horrible Histories has continued through the British children’s television series, first screened on CBBC in 2009, and now in its 5th series.
In our house we have followed each series with ever-increasing hilarity and delight.
I love Rattus Rattus, “your host, the talking rat”; and I love every single member of the cast.
I think the pleasure lies in seeing a vast gallery of different historical characters from all social levels and periods and cultures, represented by the same small cast of recognizable, engaging actors.
Often when a team of people is involved in a creative project like this, fans will select a favourite.
And yet I cannot pick out any single one of this team as my favourite. Each of them is equally…
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