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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 7, Episode 5 is repeated on CC Extra today at 9pm.

Series 6, Episode 5

The results of the local political elections are analysed, and some asparagus predicts the future. The Mystery Guest gets Russell to use a skipping rope. The Good News Extra comic is Paul Foot, who talks a lot about Shire Horses.

Notes

Russell's T-Shirt: White, with eye and beach mosaic

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 10th May 2012
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC Three
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Russell Howard Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Paul Foot Self
Writing team
Russell Howard Writer
Karl Minns Writer
Steve Williams Writer
Marc Blakewill Writer (Additional Material)
James Harris Writer (Additional Material)
Steve Hall Writer (Additional Material)
Steve Morrison Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Peter Orton Director
Mark Iddon Series Producer
David Howarth Producer
Jon Thoday Executive Producer
Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
James Taylor Executive Producer
Sean Hancock Executive Producer
Robyn O'Brien Executive Producer
Perry Widdowson Editor
Rebecca Bowker Editor
Joe Snell Editor
James Dillon Production Designer

Video

Is Boris Johnson popular because of his hair?

Russell looks at the candidates that took part in the London Mayoral elections, and discovers why Boris won.

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Featuring: Russell Howard.

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