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The Russell Howard Hour

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

Another series is in development.

Series 2

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1. Episode One

First broadcast: Thursday 8th November 2018

Russell returns to mock the madness of the news. He talks Isis with New York Times journalist Rukmini Callimachi and gets päntsdrunk with Greg Davies.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Thursday 15th November 2018

Join Russell for his take on current affairs as he mocks the madness of the news, talks with Alesha Dixon and tries Chinese therapy with Jimmy Carr.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Thursday 22nd November 2018

Russell Howard welcomes Louis Theroux as he offers his unique take on another mad week in the news.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Thursday 29th November 2018

Russell Howard is joined by Derren Brown to talk about his new Netflix show Sacrifice, and discovers cryotherapy with Paul Chowdhry.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Thursday 6th December 2018

Join Russell as he mocks the madness of the news, talks to Michelle Wolf about being trolled on Twitter by Trump, and takes an ice bath with Paul Chowdhry.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Thursday 13th December 2018

This week, Russell engages in a spiritual healing session with Roisin Conaty and interviews Magid Magid.

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Special: Episode Seven

First broadcast: Thursday 20th December 2018

What a year. From Royal weddings to Brexit, 2018 has been hectic. Join Russell and a very special guest as they look back on the biggest news and maddest headlines of 2018.

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8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Thursday 17th January 2019

On this week's show, Russell welcomes Rob Delaney for an emotional, in-depth chat; investigates bungee dance with Jessica Knappett; and looks at the latest political developments in the UK, US and Europe.

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9. Episode Nine

First broadcast: Thursday 24th January 2019

Russell Howard interviews Will Poulter, addresses free speech, and takes Jon Richardson to cuddle therapy.

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10. Episode Ten

First broadcast: Thursday 31st January 2019

Join Russell as he takes a swing at current affairs, talks to inspiring knife crime campaigner Mark Prince, and learns to paint with Jo Brand.

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11. Episode Eleven

First broadcast: Thursday 7th February 2019

Russell Howard talks to author Jon Ronson about the world of pornography and discovers goat yoga with Mo Gilligan.

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12. Episode Twelve

First broadcast: Thursday 14th February 2019

Russell chats with documentary maker Stacey Dooley, and gets into the ring with comedian Joe Lycett.

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13. Episode Thirteen

First broadcast: Thursday 21st February 2019

Join Russell as he explores the absurdity of current events, chats to British film legend Richard Curtis, and visits the museum of happiness with Lou Sanders.

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14. Episode Fourteen

First broadcast: Thursday 28th February 2019

Join Russell as he finds the funny in the news, chats with comedy giant Stephen Merchant and has a kickabout with Iain Stirling and David Seaman.

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Jack Barry stand-up

Jack Barry discusses his sex symbol status since becoming the face of McCoy's crisps.

Featuring: Jack Barry.