Broadchurch just ruined these Horrible Histories fans’ childhoods

Jim Howick, aka Horrible Histories' Shouty Man, played a convicted rapist in the ITV crime drama, brutally destroying the treasured childhood memories of numerous viewers in the process

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Maybe there should be a rule that actors who appear in kids’ shows should never be allowed to work in serious dramas. A bit harsh on their careers perhaps, but it would certainly have safeguarded the childhoods of a number of people watching Broadchurch last night…

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Viewers tuning in to the ITV crime drama were dismayed to see Horrible Histories star Jim Howick introduced as convicted rapist Aaron Mayfort, instantly ruining fond memories of his character the Shouty Man and in many cases wiping out entire childhoods, apparently… 

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