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Russell Howard's Good News

BBC Two and BBC Three stand-up hosted by Russell Howard. 97 episodes (10 series), 2009 - 2015. Stars Russell Howard.

Series 6, Highlights Special is repeated on CC Extra tomorrow at 1am.

Series 10

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Thursday 22nd October 2015

Russell looks at the NHS, Peppa Pig and the connection between gay sex and a bagel.


2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Thursday 29th October 2015

Russell looks at Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit, product placement in the new James Bond film and a man who punched a bear in the face.


3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Thursday 5th November 2015

Russell looks at new scientific findings that link bacon to cancer, the proposed tax credit cuts and a campaign to explain consent using tea.


4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Thursday 12th November 2015

Russell looks at government surveillance in the UK, plotting cats and stressed out seven-year-olds.


5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Thursday 19th November 2015

Russell looks at the defiant people of Paris, the George Clooney effect and a bulldog with mad skills.


6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Thursday 26th November 2015

Russell looks at the reaction to the Paris terrorist attacks in the UK and USA, a drunk polar bear and boozy OAPs.


7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Thursday 3rd December 2015

Russell looks at Turkey's decision to bomb a Russian plane, filibustering and Norway's novel way to educate students about STDs.


8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Thursday 10th December 2015

Russell looks at storm Desmond, a mysterious story about missing Welsh apples and a weird story about Shakespeare getting baked.


Highlights Special

First broadcast: Thursday 17th December 2015

In this final episode, Russell offers up all the best bits from the current series of Good News, alongside previously unseen material.