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

The Russell Howard Hour

Sky One comedy / stand-up series hosted by Russell Howard. 56 episodes (4 series), 2017 - 2020. Stars Russell Howard.

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

Series 1, Episode 5

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.

Broadcast details

Thursday 19th October 2017
Sky One
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Russell Howard Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Fiona Bruce Guest
Colin Hoult (as Anna Mann) Guest
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)
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


Cosmetic surgery

Russell discusses cosmetic surgery.

Featuring: Russell Howard.

Playground Politics - The Law

Russell chats to kids around the world about the topic of law.

Featuring: Russell Howard.

Fiona Bruce interview

Russell chats to Fiona Bruce about staying positive when dealing with bad news, quirky superfans and sexism in the workplace.

Featuring: Russell Howard, Fiona Bruce.

Anna Mann

Anna Mann talks about how she plans to fight fascism.

Featuring: Anna Mann.


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