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

The Russell Howard Hour

Sky One comedy / stand-up series hosted by Russell Howard. 54 episodes (4 series), 2017 - 2021. Stars Russell Howard.

Another series is in development.

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
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


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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