"Horrible Histories" of the torch relay

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The Olympic torch will visit towns and cities across the UK before the start of the Olympic games on 27 July, passing some of the most famous landmarks in the country.

Each of the places the torch will visit has it's own unique history - and some of them witnessed some truly grusome events!

Watch author Terry Deary give us his very own tongue-in-cheek Horrible Histories of the torch relay route - and find out how pigs helped cure an English king of leprosy!

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