Russell Howard: Recalibrate. Russell Howard. Copyright: Avalon Television

Russell Howard is a stand-up comedian from Bristol who first found prominence as a regular panellist on topical BBC comedy Mock The Week. He has since fronted multiple topical stand-up series for both the BBC and Sky, and has enjoyed a string of highly successful domestic and international stand-up comedy tours.

More information

Born
Sunday 23rd March 1980
Full name
Russell Joseph Howard
Nationality
English

Awards

National Comedy Awards, The 2021
Outstanding Male Comedy Entertainment Performance: Longlisted
National Comedy Awards, The 2021
Best Stand Up Show: Longlisted
Chortle Awards 2009
Best Tour: Winner
Chortle Awards 2006
Best Compere: Winner
Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2006
Best Comedy Show: Nominee
BBC New Comedy Award 2001
Main Prize: Nominee
So You Think You're Funny? 1999
Main Prize: Nominee

Credits

Year Production Role
2022 Russell Howard: Lubricant Announced Host / Presenter
2021 The Russell Howard Hour - Series 6 Announced Writer
2021 The Russell Howard Hour - Series 6 Announced Host / Presenter
2021 The Russell Howard Hour - Series 5 Writer
2021 The Russell Howard Hour - Series 5 Host / Presenter
2021 Marlowe Comedy Weekender Self
2021 Russell Howard Stands Up To The World Host / Presenter
2021 Meet The Richardsons - Series 2
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E4 - Episode Four
  3. E5 - Episode Five
  4. E6 - Episode Six
  5. E7 - Episode Seven
Self
2021 The Jonathan Ross Show - Special Guests
  1. Special - Episode One
  2. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2020 Meet The Richardsons - Meet The Richardsons At Christmas
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
Self
2020 The Jonathan Ross Show - Series 16
  1. E2 - Russell Howard, Katherine Jenkins, Daniel Mays, Dizzee Rascal
Guest
2020 The Russell Howard Hour - Series 4 Writer
2020 The Russell Howard Hour - Series 4 Host / Presenter
2020 Who Said That? - Series 1
  1. E14 - Bonus
Guest
2020 Russell Howard's Home Time Writer
2020 Russell Howard's Home Time Host / Presenter
2020 Stuart Goldsmith's Infinite Sofa
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2019 Romesh Presents...
  1. E7 - Kiri Pritchard-McLean: Couchsurfer
Self
2019 The Russell Howard Hour - Series 3 Writer
2019 The Russell Howard Hour - Series 3 Host / Presenter
2019 Russell Howard & Mum - Globetrotters - Series 2 Self
2019 The Jonathan Ross Show - Series 15
  1. E3 - Adam Lambert, Mel B, Russell Howard, Emily Mortimer, Ava Max
Guest
2019 Russell Howard: Respite Self
2019 Russell Howard: Work in Progress Self
2019 Jon Richardson: Ultimate Worrier - Series 2
  1. E3 - Leisure Time
Guest
2019 Russell Howard & Mum - Globetrotters - Series 1 Self
2019 The Inbetweeners: Fwends Reunited Self
2018 The Last Leg - Series 15
  1. Special - The Last Leg Of The Year
Self
2018 Alan Carr's Christmas Cracker Guest
2018 The Russell Howard Hour - Series 2 Writer
2018 The Russell Howard Hour - Series 2 Host / Presenter
2018 The Last Leg - Series 15
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2018 Russell Howard - Work in Progress Self
2018 Taskmaster - Series 6 Self
2018 Russell Howard & Mum - USA Road Trip - Series 2 Self
2018 When Comedy Goes Horribly Wrong Self (Archive Material)
2017 Russell Howard: Recalibrate Executive Producer
2017 Russell Howard: Recalibrate Writer
2017 Russell Howard: Recalibrate Host / Presenter
2017 The Last Leg - Series 12
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2017 The Russell Howard Hour - Series 1 Writer
2017 The Russell Howard Hour - Series 1 Host / Presenter
2017 Romesh: Talking To Comedians
  1. E1 - In Pubs About Comedy
Guest
2017 Russell Howard Live: Wonderbox Writer
2017 Russell Howard Live: Wonderbox Host / Presenter
2017 Russell Howard: Round The World Self
2017 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 11 (Channel 4: Series 12)
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2016 The Last Leg - Series 9
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2016 Michael McIntyre's Big Show - Series 2
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2016 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 10 (Channel 4: Series 11)
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
  2. Special - Christmas Special
Guest
2016 Russell Howard & Mum - USA Road Trip - Series 1 Self
2016 Dara O Briain's Go 8 Bit - Series 1
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2016 Russell Howard and Steve Williams Work in Progress Self
2016 Stand Up Central - Series 2 Host / Presenter
2016 The Jonathan Ross Show - Series 10
  1. E12 - Carrie Fisher, Russell Howard, Katherine Jenkins
Guest
2016 Room 101 - Series 5
  1. E8 - John Torode, Russell Howard, Katherine Parkinson
  2. Special - Best Of Series 5
Guest
2015 A Gert Lush Christmas Associate Producer
2015 A Gert Lush Christmas Writer
2015 A Gert Lush Christmas Dan Colman
2015 Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled - Series 3
  1. E4 - Episode Four
  2. Special - Out-takes
Guest
2015 Alan Carr: Chatty Man - Series 15
  1. E10 - Dawn French, Russell Howard, Richard Osman, Little Mix
Guest
2015 Russell Howard's Good News - Series 10 Writer
2015 Russell Howard's Good News - Series 10 Host / Presenter
2015 The Last Leg - Series 6
  1. Special - Stand Up 2 Cancer Special
Guest
2015 Stand Up Central - Series 1 Host / Presenter
2014 Alan Carr: Chatty Man - Series 13
  1. E9 - Gillian Anderson, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis, Russell Howard, Mick Hucknall, Lorde
Guest
2014 Russell Howard's Good News - Series 9 Writer
2014 Russell Howard's Good News - Series 9 Host / Presenter
2014 A League Of Their Own - Series 8
  1. E4 - Episode Four
  2. Special - Unseen Vol 1
  3. Special - Unseen Vol 2
  4. Special - Unseen Vol 3
  5. Special - Unseen Vol 4
Guest
2014 Comedy Central At Just For Laughs
  1. E1 - Episode One
Self
2013 Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Series 27
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. Special - Buzzcocks: The Hunt For The Missing Episode - A Documentary With Krishnan Guru-Murthy
Host / Presenter
2013 Mock The Week Looks Back At... Self (Archive Material)
2012 Mock The Week - Series 11
  1. Special - Christmas Special
Self (Archive Material)
2012 Russell Howard's Good News - Series 7 Writer
2012 Russell Howard's Good News - Series 7 Host / Presenter
2012 Russell Howard: Right Here, Right Now Host / Presenter
2012 Russell Howard's Good News - Series 6 Writer
2012 Russell Howard's Good News - Series 6 Host / Presenter
2012 Late 'N' Live Guide To Comedy Self
2011 Frank Skinner's Opinionated - Series 3
  1. E5 - Norwich
Guest
2011 Russell Howard's Good News - Series 4 Writer
2011 Russell Howard's Good News - Series 4 Host / Presenter
2010 Russell Howard Live: Dingledodies Writer
2010 Russell Howard Live: Dingledodies Host / Presenter
2010 The Graham Norton Show - Series 8
  1. E1 - Charlotte Church, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Russell Howard
Guest
2010 Russell Howard's Good News - Series 3 Writer
2010 Russell Howard's Good News - Series 3 Host / Presenter
2010 Genius With Dave Gorman - Series 2
  1. E1 - Russell Howard and Hazel Irvine
Guest
2010 Mock The Week - Series 9 Regular Panellist
2010 Russell Howard's Good News - Series 2 Writer
2010 Russell Howard's Good News - Series 2 Host / Presenter
2010 Scrooby Trevithick - Series 2 Ensemble Actor
2010 Alan Carr: Chatty Man - Series 3
  1. E7 - David Haye, Miranda Hart, Russell Howard, Justin Bieber
Guest
2010 Mock The Week - Series 8 Regular Panellist
2009 Russell Howard Live Self
2009 Friday Night With Jonathan Ross - Series 17
  1. E13 - Gordon Ramsay, Reese Witherspoon, Russell Howard, Them Crooked Vultures
Guest
2009 Russell Howard's Good News - Series 1 Writer
2009 Russell Howard's Good News - Series 1 Host / Presenter
2009 Would I Lie To You? - Series 3
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2009 Mock The Week - Series 7 Regular Panellist
2009 Tough Gig Self
2009 Live At The Apollo - Series 4
  1. E6 - Russell Howard and Jo Brand
  2. Special - Best Of Live At The Apollo
Host / Presenter
2008 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 7
  1. E10 - Episode Ten
Guest
2008 Would I Lie To You? - Series 2
  1. E6 - Episode Six
  2. Special - The Best Of Would I Lie To You?
Guest
2008 Mock The Week - Series 6 Regular Panellist
2008 The Leicester Comedy Festival
  1. E2 - The Leicester Comedy Festival 2007
Guest
2007 Live At The Apollo - Series 3
  1. E1 - Jack Dee, Jason Manford and Russell Howard
Guest
2007 Armando Iannucci's Charm Offensive - Series 3
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2007 Would I Lie To You? - Series 1
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2007 Mock The Week - Series 5 Regular Panellist
2007 Out To Lunch - Series 3 Host / Presenter
2007 Rob Brydon's Annually Retentive - Series 2
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Self
2007 Political Animal - Series 1
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2007 Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Series 20
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2007 Mock The Week - Series 4 Regular Panellist
2006 Out To Lunch - Series 2 Host / Presenter
2006 Mock The Week - Series 3 Guest
2006 Out To Lunch - Series 1 Host / Presenter
2004 The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year - Series 1
  1. E13 - The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year 2012
Guest
2004 Spanking New On 7 - Series 2
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
1988 Comic Relief
  1. E17 - Comic Relief 2019
Self
Russell Howard: Dingledodies Self
Russell Howard: Dingledodies Writer
Russell Howard: Wandering Self

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Russell Howard on IMDb

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