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 178 (List of episodes)
Production company(s) Novel Entertainment
Nelvana Limited (Season 1 only)
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 produced by Novel Entertainment and Nelvana Limited (season 1), broadcast from late 2006 on CITV in the UK. 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 is scheduled to be aired on CiTV in UK in 2014. Thus the total number of episodes will be 208.[2]


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

Main cast[edit]

  • Elizabeth "Lizzie" Waterworth - Horrid Henry, Sour Susan, Goody-Goody Gordon, Crabby Chris
  • Joanna Ruiz – Gorgeous Gurinder, Miss Battle-Axe, Miss Lovely, Prissy Polly, Bossy Bill
  • Emma Tate – Perfect Peter, Spotless Sam, Singing Soraya
  • Aidan Cook – Rude Ralph, Anxious Andrew, Jolly Josh, Stuck-up Steve, Brainy Brian, Greedy Graham, Weepy William
  • Sue Elliot Nicholls – Moody Margaret, Rich Aunt Ruby, Lazy Linda, Rabid Rebecca, Nasty Nicola
  • Tamsin Heatley – Henry's Mum, Great Aunt Greta, Tidy Ted, Miss Oddbod, Fluffy, Baby Pom
  • Wayne Forester – Henry's Dad, Aerobic Al, New Nick, Beefy Bert, Pimpy Paul


Horrid Henry was nominated for "Best Cartoon" award at the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards in 2008, and for "Best Animation" at the British Academy Children's Awards in both 2009 and 2010.


The series has produced one music album Horrid Henry's Most Horrid Album.[3]

DVD releases[edit]

Series Eps. Originally
DVD release date
Region 1 Region 2 Region 4
Series 1 52 2006–2008 N/A 4 May 2009 N/A
Series 2 52 2009–2010 N/A 31 October 2011 N/A
Series3 48 2011-2013 N/A 22 September 2014 N/A

See also[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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