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

The Russell Howard Hour

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

Another series is in development.

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

Series 2, Episode 14

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.

Broadcast details

Thursday 28th February 2019
Sky One
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Russell Howard Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Stephen Merchant Guest
Iain Stirling Self
David Seaman 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


Why squirrels fear Brexit

With the countdown to Brexit drawing ever closer, Russell looks at the extreme steps of preparation some members of the public are taking.

Featuring: Russell Howard.


In a bid to get the most of life, Russell and comedian Iain Stirling investigate the Japanese concept of Ikigai "A Reason For Being".

Featuring: Russell Howard, Iain Stirling, David Seaman.

Stephen Merchant interview

Russell is joined by the co-creator of The Office and Extras, Stephen Merchant. They speak about crazy fan encounters and Stephen's new film Fighting With My Family.

Featuring: Russell Howard, Stephen Merchant.


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