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The Russell Howard Hour

Sky One comedy / stand-up series hosted by Russell Howard. 42 episodes (3 series), 2017 - 2020. Stars Russell Howard.

Another series is in development.

Series 1

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1. Episode One

First broadcast: Thursday 21st September 2017

Russell comments on a week in which there was a largely botched terrorist attack on the Tube; talks to the children of the world about Vladimir Putin; and interviews Labour MP Diane Abbott. Stand-up from Kiri Pritchard-McLean.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Thursday 28th September 2017

Uber, Trump and Kim Jong-un get the Russell Howard treatment as he mocks the madness of the news. He also chats to comedy writer Adam Kay.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Thursday 5th October 2017

Join Russell for his take on current affairs as he mocks the madness of the news and talks with actor and comedian Greg Davies. Stand-up from Desiree Burch.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Thursday 12th October 2017

Join Russell for his take on current affairs as he mocks the madness of the news and talks with Richard Branson. Stand-up from Phil Ellis.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Thursday 19th October 2017

Join Russell for his take on current affairs as he mocks the madness of the news and talks with newsreader and presenter Fiona Bruce. Anna Mann performs.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Thursday 26th October 2017

Russell talks with singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran. Rob Auton performs.

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7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Thursday 2nd November 2017

Join Russell as he mocks the madness of the news and talks Ku Klux Klan with blues musician Daryl Davis. Musical comedy from Harry & Chris.

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8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Thursday 9th November 2017

Join Russell as he mocks the madness of the news and talks to activist and writer Harry Leslie Smith. Stand-up from Paul Chowdhry.

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9. Episode Nine

First broadcast: Thursday 16th November 2017

Russell mocks the madness of the news and talks to Canadian author, social activist and filmmaker Naomi Klein. Stand-up from Mo Gilligan.

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10. Episode Ten

First broadcast: Thursday 23rd November 2017

Join Russell as he mocks the madness of the news and talks charity with Manchester United star Juan Mata. Stand-up from Julian Deane.

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11. Episode Eleven

First broadcast: Thursday 30th November 2017

Russell is joined by the award-winning comedian Roisin Conaty. Stand-up from Fern Brady.

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12. Episode Twelve

First broadcast: Thursday 7th December 2017

Russell talks to award-winning comedian Sarah Millican, and there's stand-up from Mae Martin.

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13. Episode Thirteen

First broadcast: Thursday 14th December 2017

Russell talks to chef Jamie Oliver. Stand-up from Ed Gamble.

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Christmas Special: Russell Howard Christmas Special

First broadcast: Thursday 21st December 2017

This week, Russell is joined by comedian John Oliver, in his first British TV appearance since 2006.

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