Horrible Histories: Terrible Thames


Ben will be setting sail on the Thames for the next few months in a new show devised by the Horrible Histories team.


He will play Mr. Sparling in the show, directed by Neal Foster of Birmingham Stage Company.


Tremble in terror at the Tower!

Sizzle at the Savoy!

Give Cleopatra the needle!

Be washed away at Westminster! Lose yourself in Lambeth!

Get gobsmacked by the Globe!


Take a dive with Horrible Histories into the stories of King Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, Julius Caesar, the Duke of Wellington, Queen Boudicca, Jack the Ripper and Captain Kidd, in this history of the Thames with the nasty bits left in!


The tour will feature a cast of three rotating teams of actors. Those making up the cast are Ashh Blackwood, Molly Roberts, Jack Toland, Christian James and Joelle Brabban.


Tickets and further info: https://terriblethames.com/




Producers – Birmingham Stage Company and Woods Silver Fleet

Writers – Terry Deary and Neal Foster

Director – Neal Foster

Design – Jackie Trousdale

Sound – Nick Sagar

Boat design, management and crewing – Woods’ Silver Fleet