Horrible Histories - Series 3, Episode 3
Season Three, Episode Three
Series 3 ep 3
Air date 1 June 2011
Written by Dave Cohen, Gerard Foster, Giles Pilbrow, Steve Punt, Laurence Rickard, George Sawyer, & Ben Ward
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Horrible Histories - Series 3, Episode 3 was the 29th episode of the Horrible Histories TV series, having first aired on the 1st of June, 2011, on the CBBC.

This episode includes a confused World War I soldier spending his first day in the trenches, William Wallace launching his music career as a rock rebel, Lady Jane Grey winning a frankly terrible competition, & the Welsh women of Fishguard defeating a French invasion without even trying.


Frightful First World WarEdit

First Day in the TrenchesEdit

A naive young recruit tries to learn the ropes. 

Shouty ManEdit

WWI Wee-WeeEdit

WWI Wee-Wee, the multi-purpose liquid revolution. 

Smashing SaxonsEdit

Invasion, Invasion, InvasionEdit

The host inadvertently helps Hengist & Horsa steal Kent from Vortigern (parody of Location, Location, Location). 

Slimy StuartsEdit

Scary StoriesEdit

Evil EdmundEdit

Historical ParamedicsEdit

Stuart paramedicsEdit

Treating a fainting victim… with a live sheep & heavy stones.

Measly Middle AgesEdit

Stupid DeathsEdit

James II of ScotlandEdit


Main article: William Wallace, Scottish Rebel

Terrible TudorsEdit

Queen for Nine DaysEdit

The story of Lady Jane Grey, queen for nine days. 

The invention of the English MileEdit

Fabulous FrenchEdit

HHTV NewsEdit

The French Revolution ReportEdit
Bob Hale’s French Revolution Report.Edit


Frightful First World War Smashing Saxons Slimy Stuarts Measly Middle Ages Terrible Tudors Fabulous French
First Day in the Trenches Shouty Man Invasion, Invasion, Invasion Scary Stories Historical Paramedics Stupid Deaths Song Queen for Nine Days The invention of the English Mile HHTV News
Mathew Baynton x x
Simon Farnaby x x x
Martha Howe-Douglas x
Jim Howick x x x
Laurence Rickard x x
Ben Willbond x
Susie Donkin
Lawry Lewin
Alice Lowe x
Dominique Moore
Rhashan Stone
Giles Terera
Katy Wix
David Baddiel x
Terry Deary
Tanni Grey-Thompson
Rattus Rattus (voiced by John Eccleston)
Jon Culshaw
Jess Robinson
Dave Lamb


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