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Russell Howard's Good News

BBC Two and BBC Three stand-up hosted by Russell Howard. 84 episodes (10 series), 2009 - 2015. Stars Russell Howard.

Series 9, Episode 4

Russell looks at Obama getting beat in the US mid term elections, the John Lewis Christmas advert and The Matrix... with chickens...

Broadcast details

Thursday 13th November 2014
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Russell Howard Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Doug Allan Guest
Writing team
Russell Howard Writer
Steve Williams Writer
Steve Hall Writer
Dale Shaw Writer (Additional Material)
Adam Hess Writer (Additional Material)
Karl Minns Writer (Additional Material)
Steve Bugeja Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Peter Orton Director
Robyn O'Brien Series Producer
Dan Atkinson Producer
Jason Dawson Producer
Jon Thoday Executive Producer
Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
James Taylor Executive Producer
Ed Sleeman Executive Producer


X Rated John Lewis advert

Here's how the advert probably would have played out really.

The chicken matrix

Chickens are getting virtual reality headsets. What more do you want?

Featuring: Russell Howard.


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