Horrid Henry (TV series)

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Horrid Henry
Genre Comedy, Adventure, Children's Animation
Created by Francesca Simon
Directed by Dave Unwin
Voices of Lizzie Waterworth
Joanna Ruiz
Emma Tate
Sue Elliot Nicholls
Tamsin Heatley
Wayne Forester
Aidan Cook
Stephanie Anne Mills
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 4
No. of episodes 190 (list of episodes)
Production company(s) Novel Entertainment
Nelvana Limited (Season 1) Henry Four Limited (Season 4)
Broadcast
Original channel CITV
Original run 31 October 2006 – present

Horrid Henry is a British animated television series, based on the book series by Francesca Simon. It is produced by Novel Entertainment, Henry Four Limited (Season 4) and Nelvana Limited (Season 1), broadcast from 31 October 2006 on CITV in the United Kingdom. The animation style differs from the Tony Ross illustrations in the books.

Series Producer of the series is Lucinda Whiteley, Animation Director is Dave Unwin. The series has been sold to more than a dozen countries, including France, Germany, South Africa, South Korea, and the Philippines.[1] The incidental music is composed by Lester Barnes, and additional songs are composed by Lockdown Media. Three series have been aired, so far with 52 episodes each. A fourth series started on 11 October 2014.[2]

Episodes[edit]

For the complete list of episodes, see List of Horrid Henry (TV series) episodes.

Season Episodes First aired Last aired
1 52 31 October 2006 (2006-10-31) 9 August 2008 (2008-08-09)
2 52 16 February 2009 (2009-02-16) 4 March 2010 (2010-03-04)
3 52 22 July 2011 (2011-07-22) 1 September 2012 (2012-09-01)
4 38 11 October 2014 (2014-10-11) TBA


Characters[edit]

  • Horrid Henry - (voiced by Elizabeth Waterworth-Santo (United Kingdom), Adrian Truss (United States))
  • Perfect Peter - (voiced by Emma Tate (United Kingdom), Adrian Truss (United States))
  • Mum - (voiced by Tamsin Heatley (United Kingdom), Stevie Vallance (United States))
  • Dad (Silly Simon) - (voiced by Wayne Forester (United Kingdom), Richard Yearwood (United States))
  • Moody Margret (voiced by Sue Elliot Nicholls (United Kingdom), Ashleigh Ball (United States))
  • Rude Ralph (voiced by Aidan Cook (United Kingdom), Phil Williams (United States))
  • Sour Susan (voiced by Elizabeth Waterworth-Santo)
  • Goody-Goody Gordon (voiced by Elizabeth Waterworth-Santo)
  • Spotless Sam (voiced by Emma Tate)
  • Tidy Ted (voiced by Tamsin Heatley)
  • Margaret's Mum (voiced by Joanna Ruiz)
  • Margaret's Dad (voiced by Wayne Forester)
  • Aerobic Al (voiced by Wayne Forester)
  • Beefy Bert (voiced by Wayne Forester)
  • Gorgeous Gurinder (voiced by Joanna Ruiz)
  • Weepy William (voiced by Aidan Cook)
  • Bossy Bill (voiced by Joanna Ruiz)
  • Anxious Andrew (voiced by Aidan Cook)
  • Brainy Brian (voiced by Aidan Cook)
  • Greedy Graham (voiced by Aidan Cook)
  • Greasy Greta (voiced by Sue Elliot Nicholls)
  • Great Aunt Greta (voiced by Tamsin Heatley)
  • Jolly Josh (voiced by Aidan Cook)
  • Kung-Fu Kate (voiced by Stephanie Anne Mills)
  • Lazy Linda (voiced by Sue Elliott Nichols)
  • Lisping Lily (voiced by Emma Tate)
  • Miss Impatience
  • Madame Tutu
  • Miss Battle-Axe (voiced by Joanna Ruiz)
  • Mrs Battle-Axe
  • Miss Oddbod (voiced by Tamsin Heatley)
  • Nasty Nicola (voiced by Wayne Forester)
  • New Nick (voiced by Wayne Forester)
  • Pimply Paul (voiced by Wayne Forester)
  • Prissy Polly (voiced by Joanna Ruiz)
  • Rabid Rebecca (voiced by Elizabeth Waterworth-Santo)
  • Rich Aunt Ruby
  • Singing Soraya (voiced by Joanna Ruiz)
  • Slimy Sammy (voiced by Aidan Davis)
  • Stuck-Up Steve (voiced by Aidan Cook)
  • Soggy Sid (voiced by Aidan Cook)
  • Vomiting Vera (voiced by Tamsin Heatley)

Awards[edit]

Award Category Result
2008: Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards Best Cartoon Nominated
2009: British Academy Children's Awards Best Animation
2010: British Academy Children's Awards Best Animation

Soundtrack[edit]

In November 2008, the series produced one music album, Horrid Henry's Most Horrid Album.[3]

DVD releases[edit]

Series Eps. Originally
aired
DVD release date
Region 1 Region 2 Region 4
Series 1 52 31 October 2006 – 9 August 2008 N/A 4 May 2009 N/A
Series 2 52 16 February 2009 – 4 March 2010 N/A 31 October 2011 N/A
Series 3 52 22 July 2011 – 1 September 2012 N/A 22 September 2014 N/A
Series 4 32 11 October 2014 – present N/A N/A N/A

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Novel scores more Horrid Henry deals". Licensing.biz. 20 March 2008. Retrieved 2011-06-19. 
  2. ^ "Horrid Henry Series 4". Kidscreen.com. 2014. Retrieved 2014-03-23. 
  3. ^ "Record deal for Horrid Henry". Licensing.biz. 17 November 2008. Retrieved 2011-06-19. 

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