The Russell Howard Hour. Russell Howard. Copyright: Avalon Television.

The Russell Howard Hour

Sky One comedy / stand-up series hosted by Russell Howard. 28 episodes (2 series), 2017 - 2019. Stars Russell Howard.

Another series is in development.
Series 1, Episode 8 is repeated on Friday at 11pm.

The Russell Howard Hour. Image shows from L to R: Diane Abbott, Russell Howard. Copyright: Avalon Television.

Series 1, Episode 1

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.

Broadcast details

Thursday 21st September 2017
Sky One
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Russell Howard Host / Presenter
    Guest cast
    Diane Abbott Guest
    Kiri Pritchard-McLean Guest
    Megan Beech Self
    Lou Sanders Self
    Matt Keane Self
    Writing team
    Russell Howard Writer
    Steve Hall Writer
    Steve Williams Writer
    Steve Bugeja Writer (Additional Material)
    John Robins Writer
    Production team
    Peter Orton Director
    Christopher Poole (as Chris Poole) VT Director
    Robyn O'Brien Series Producer
    Dan Atkinson Producer
    Jason Dawson Producer
    Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
    James Taylor Executive Producer
    Jon Thoday Executive Producer
    Shirley Jones Executive Producer
    Dominic Wells-Martin VT Producer
    Chris Hay Editor
    Steve Nayler Editor
    James Dillon Production Designer
    Martin Kempton Lighting Designer


    Parsons Green terror attack

    Russell Howard gives his take on the Parsons Green tube incident, aka the really really bad secret Santa!

    Featuring: Russell Howard.

    Why Trump's transgender ban is totally nuts...

    Russell looks at Trump's ban on transgender people in the army.

    Featuring: Russell Howard.

    Playground Politics - Vladimir Putin

    Russell chats to kids around the world about Vladimir Putin.

    Featuring: Russell Howard.

    Diane Abbott interview

    Diane Abbott discusses online bullying.

    Featuring: Russell Howard, Diane Abbott.

    Kiri Pritchard-McLean stand-up

    Kiri Pritchard-McLean jokes about going to nightclubs in your 30s.

    Featuring: Kiri Pritchard-McLean.


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