Download the Horrible Histories app

Download the Horrible Histories app from the AppleGoogle Play and the Amazon app store.

Horrible Histories FAQs

Here are some frequently asked questions about the Horrible Histories Gruseome Game-A-Thon.

Why does Horrible Histories Gruseome Game-A-Thon ask for certain permissions on my device?

When you install Horrible Histories Gruseome Game-A-Thon on your Android device it will ask for access to storage, this is to allow the app to save your progress in the game.

The app isn't working on my device - what should I do?

  • Try restarting your device
  • Uninstall and reinstall the app
  • Check your device compatibility

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Will I need to install updates to the app?

From time to time, you may need to install updates to the app. These updates could include new game levels, new app features or bug fixes.

What are the Terms and Conditions of the app?

For details of how you may use BBC digital services to access BBC content please go to

Important information about the app:

The app is free and there are no adverts or in-app purchases to worry about.

The device uses anonymous performance stats for internal purposes to help us to improve the app. You can choose to opt out of this at any time from the in-app Settings menu.

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