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

The Russell Howard Hour

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

Returns Thursday 7th November at 10pm. Episode Guide
Series 2, Episode 3 is repeated on Sky2 today at 11pm.

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

Series 1 - Russell Howard Christmas Special

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

Broadcast details

Thursday 21st December 2017
Sky One
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Russell Howard Host / Presenter
    Guest cast
    Harry Baker (as Harry & Chris) Guest
    Chris Read (as Harry & Chris) Guest
    John Oliver Guest
    Ed Gamble Self
    Harry Leslie Smith Self
    Mae Martin Self
    Adam Kay Self
    Writing team
    Russell Howard Writer
    Steve Hall Writer
    Steve Williams Writer
    Steve Bugeja Writer (Additional Material)
    Kiri Pritchard-McLean Writer (Additional Material)
    John Robins Writer (Additional Material)
    Lou Sanders Writer (Additional Material)
    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
    Lisa Kirk VT Producer
    Vickie Mansell Post Producer
    Richard Garvin Consultant Producer
    Nicola Mitchell Line Producer
    Chris Hay Editor
    Steve Nayler Editor
    James Dillon Production Designer
    Julia Smith Lighting Designer


    Why 2017 has actually been amazing...

    Russell looks back at all the good things in the past year.

    Featuring: Russell Howard.

    Harry and Chris - The Christmas Song

    Harry and Chris(tmas) end the series with a festive sing-song.

    Featuring: Harry & Chris, Harry & Chris.

    John Oliver interview

    John Oliver talks to Russell Howard about living in America, Dustin Hoffman and Last Week Tonight.

    Featuring: Russell Howard, John Oliver.


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