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Horrible Histories: The Worst of Barmy Britain
Horrible Histories: The Worst of Barmy Britain

Horrible Histories: The Worst of Barmy Britain

Unfortunately due to the on-going situation regarding COVID-19 and the need for social distancing during this difficult time, Hertford Theatre will close to the public from 3pm on Tuesday 17th March 2020.
Our customers health and well-being is of paramount importance to us and we will remain closed until 31st May 2020.

Please do not contact us regarding refunds or bookings.
Our Box Office will contact you as soon as they can and we are working through systematically and in chronological order, prioritising events and films that are happening today, tomorrow and the weeks ahead.

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Thursday 30th April, 6pm
Friday 1st May, 7pm
Saturday 2nd May, 3pm & 7pm

Tickets: Adults £16, Children under 16yrs £14,  Family Ticket £56 (4 people,including at least 1 child under 16yrs)
Duration: 65mins, no interval
Suitable for: all the family! We recommend most suitable for families with children aged 5+.


We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead!

So it’s time to prepare yourselves for Horrible Histories live on stage with the West End show that's never toured before!

Will you roar with laughter with Richard the Lionheart?
Has William Wallace met his match?
Can King Charles keep his head?
Will you see eye to eye with Admiral Nelson?
Does the Duke of Wellington get the boot?
Find out what a baby farmer did and meet the Lady of the Lamp!
Get ready for your great escape from the First World War!

It's history with the nasty bits left in!


Bring along your class or key stage to see the show on one of the following performances:
Thursday 30th April, 1.30pm
Friday 1st May, 10.30am

Tickets cost £12 for children and adults.

To reserve your school party, please email



"The Horrible Histories stage shows have become a bit of a British institution. Sparky, cheeky and covered in poo!"
The Guardian

"Hilariously vulgar, brilliantly grisly – it has the young audience in stitches!"
Daily Express

Call the box office on 01992 531500

All tickets include a £1.00 booking fee. There is an additional charge of £1 for postage.

Are you a wheelchair user or do you have limited mobility?

Please contact the box office in advance on 01992 531500 who will arrange seating for you and book your tickets.