What if I'm one of the guys who never has a baby? Why is this not a male subject? I plan to give birth, live on stage, then raise it - in front of you. Come along! 'One of the most stimulating comedians around' (Times). 'Extremely funny, poignant and fuelled by real intelligence and passion' (Time Out).
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Full press release
The past year has seen Russell become one of comedy's hottest acts both live and on TV, and he returns to the Fringe this summer with his brand new show Posturing Delivery. The show sees Russell ask: 'What if I'm one of the guys who never has a baby? Why is this not a 'male subject'? He plans to give birth, live on stage, then raise it - in front of you. Come along!
Russell Kane is fresh from hosting BBC Three's brand new hit late-night comedy series, Live At The Electric (BBC Three) and co-presenting Britain Unzipped (BBC Three) with Radio 1 DJ Greg James. Live At The Electric features an ensemble of the best new acts on the comedy scene and will have a three night run as a live show at the Edinburgh Festival this year. As a live performer Russell Kane has achieved what no other comedian has managed - winning both the Edinburgh Comedy Award and the Barry Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the two most prestigious prizes in comedy, in the same year for his stand-up show Smokescreens & Castles. Following a sell-out UK tour and the launch of his debut DVD of the same show in November 2011, Russell embarked on a new 59-date tour with the critically acclaimed sell-out show, Manscaping.
Russell has become a regular fixture on TV; co-hosting I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here Now! (ITV2), appearing in the Let's Dance for Comic Relief final following a bootylicious performance of Beyoncé's Crazy in Love as well as a host of other shows including: Live At The Apollo (BBC One); The Graham Norton Show (BBC One); Celebrity Mastermind (BBC Two); 8 Out Of 10 Cats (Channel 4); Mock The Week (BBC Two); It's Your Round (BBC Radio 4); A Good Read (BBC Radio 4); Ask Rhod Gilbert (BBC One); and Comedy Rocks (ITV1). His debut novel The Humorist was published this year to rave reviews.