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 - 2021. Stars Russell Howard.

Another series is in development.

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

Series 2, Episode 1

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.

Broadcast details

Thursday 8th November 2018
Sky One
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Russell Howard Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Rukmini Callimachi Guest
Greg Davies Self
Miska Rantanen Self
Steve Wheen (as The Pothole Gardener) Self
Writing team
Russell Howard Writer
Steve Hall Writer
Steve Williams Writer
Kiri Pritchard-McLean 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


Russell tells his 'embarrassing' sleep story

This week Russell tackles the silent killer known as embarrassment.

Featuring: Russell Howard.

Rukmini Callimachi interview

Russell sits down with Romanian-American journalist Rukmini Callimachi to talk about Isis.

Featuring: Russell Howard, Rukmini Callimachi.


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