series 2 BEST MOMENT
Hard, but we reckon it’s episode six’s impromptu song about opening a door, done in full- on Kraftwerk style by Imperatrix’s evil guards. Genius. TRIVIA
The show deliberately keeps CGI to a minimum to help sell the other visual gags, which means all the creatures are hand- made. NEED TO KNOW
The Horrible Histories team behind Yonderland have also made an equally hilarious film about Shakespeare’s life – Bill hits cinemas on 18 September. IT’S WOSSISNAME!
Tony Head pops up ( 2.07) as Debbie’s father- in- law, while Mackenzie Crook appears here and there as Debbie’s long- lost dad. DID YOU SPOT?
One market stall features a guy ( dressed like Sharpe) selling Sean’s Beans. “Get yer bastard beans!” he yells. Maybe next series they’ll do a gag about the guy dying in every episode...