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. Chris O'Dowd. Copyright: Avalon Television.

Series 2

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.

Broadcast details

Thursday 20th December 2018
Sky One
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Russell Howard Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Chris O'Dowd Guest
Alfie Coleiro Guest
Joe Wilkinson Self
Laura Howe 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 2018 Wasn't All Bad

Russell recaps the biggest news stories of 2018.

Featuring: Russell Howard.

Choir Singing with Joe Wilkinson

To conquer Russell's fear of death, both he and comedian Joe Wilkinson try their hands at Choir Singing.

Featuring: Russell Howard, Joe Wilkinson.


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