Creative Keynote: Horrible Histories The Movie

Wednesday 3rd July 2019, 6:30pm - 7:30pm BST

Mercure St Paul’s Hotel

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Ahead of the cinema release of ‘Horrible Histories The Movie’, key creatives behind one of the most popular franchises in family entertainment take to the CMC stage on Wednesday 3rd July for this year’s Creative Keynote.

First ‘Horrible Histories’ conquered children’s books, with global sales topping 32 million. Then it revolutionised children’s TV comedy, with a multiple BAFTA, RTS, and British Comedy Award winning BBC series. This summer it storms the big screen in a major new family feature film, with a cast including newcomers Sebastian Croft and Emilia Jones, alongside Nick Frost, Kim Cattrall, Kate Nash, Sir Derek Jacobi and many more.

In a very special Creative Keynote, producer/writers Caroline Norris and Giles Pilbrow, director Dominic Brigstocke, and original series author Terry Deary will reveal the secrets to creating kids’ comedy that parents love, how they made learning such a laugh, and the challenges they faced taking the funniest franchise in history on its biggest outing to date.

This session begins with a presentation by Changemaker Sapphire.

This session was the first ever CMC event to be live-streamed.