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The Russell Howard Hour

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

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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
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


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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