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Russell Howard's Good News

Russell Howard's Good News

  • TV stand-up
  • BBC Two / BBC Three
  • 2009 - 2015
  • 84 episodes (10 series)

Topical stand-up comedy and chat show hosted by Russell Howard.

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 1

Russell Howard returns for a second series of the topical news satire show. With guest stand-up Al Pitcher.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Thursday 25th March 2010
BBC Three
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 27th March 2010 12:20am BBC3
Saturday 27th March 2010 11:25pm
45 minute version
Monday 29th March 2010 9:30pm BBC3
Monday 14th June 2010 10:00pm BBC3
Tuesday 15th June 2010 12:45am BBC3
Tuesday 10th August 2010 10:00pm BBC2
Monday 15th August 2011 10:00pm
60 minute version
Tuesday 16th August 2011 12:40am
55 minute version
Thursday 8th September 2011 9:00pm
60 minute version
Friday 9th September 2011 12:00am
60 minute version
Thursday 16th February 2012 10:30pm BBC3
Friday 17th February 2012 1:30am BBC3
Friday 17th February 2012 9:00pm BBC3
Saturday 18th February 2012 1:00am BBC3
Saturday 25th July 2015 1:30am BBC3
Wednesday 13th November 2019 1:00am
60 minute version
CC Extra
Sunday 17th November 2019 2:00am
60 minute version
CC Extra
Thursday 30th January 2020 2:00am CC Extra
Friday 27th March 2020 1:30am
60 minute version
Comedy Central
Wednesday 1st July 2020 2:30am
50 minute version
CC Extra

Cast & crew

Russell Howard Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Al Pitcher Self
Colin Hoult Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Russell Howard Writer
Steve Williams Writer
Karl Minns Writer
Dan Atkinson Writer
Marc Blakewill Writer (Additional Material)
James Harris Writer (Additional Material)
John Camm Writer (Additional Material)
Will Maclean Writer (Additional Material)
Lewis Costello Writer (Additional Material)
Thom Ford Writer (Additional Material)
Gregory Iddon Writer (Additional Material)
Dale Shaw Writer (Additional Material)
James Smales Writer (Additional Material)
Daniel Payne Writer (Additional Material)
Jamie Willcocks Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Peter Orton Director
Craig Young Director
Robyn O'Brien Series Producer
Mark Iddon Producer
Sam Carlisle Producer
Jon Thoday Executive Producer
Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
James Taylor Executive Producer
Karl Warner Executive Producer
Perry Widdowson Editor
Brendon Blackshaw Editor
Neil Patience Editor
James Dillon Production Designer

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