Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain – Part 5

Take your little princes and princesses on a tour of Britain’s crazy past with Horrible Histories tickets

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone’s dead! Well fear not – the Horrible Histories gang are back to introduce you to a whole new series of rude rulers and kooky characters.

That’s right, Britain’s favourite history show is back in the West End! Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain – Part 5 is a brand new production of the perilous past, arriving at the Apollo Theatre on 29th July 2021.

Get ready to be conquered by King William, go house hunting with King Henry VIII, join the gorgeous Georgians as they take over England, and break into Buckingham Palace and hide from the Queen! 

Cast and Creative

Actors performing on stage in Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain at the Apollo Theatre, London

Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain – Part 5 is written and directed by Neal Foster, a prolific theatre writer, director and actor who also directed The Fantastic Mr. Fox, Tom’s Midnight Garden and previous Horrible Histories shows. Jaqueline Trousdale is set & costume designer. Her credits include The Jungle Book and Treasure Island.

The Horrible Histories books were created by Terry Deary and have become a British institution, spawning the highly popular TV-series, which remains a favourite for children and teachers.

Show Length & Times

Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain – Part 5 runs for 1 hour and 10 minutes with no interval.

Suitable For?

Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain – Part 5 is recommended for ages 5+


Tickets for Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain – Part 5 are on sale now. Book online here.

All tickets include a £1.25 Theatre Restoration Levy.