Mansib is a Journalism & Communications student and a lover of history, culture and workplace comedies. Her hobbies include reading, writing, annoying her cat and preparing for a future where society is ruled by robots.
Based on the popular children’s book series created by Terry Boot, Horrible Histories is a classic, beloved show that was very prominent in our childhoods. The show consists of an ensemble cast who partake in sketches and musicals, often parodying actual UK media and celebrities. Like the book series, the show focuses on the graphic, gritty, horrifying and often unknown aspects of Western history, from prehistoric Stone Age to post World War II.
Image via Royal Television Society.