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

The Russell Howard Hour

  • TV comedy / stand-up
  • Sky Max / Sky One
  • 2017 - 2021
  • 71 episodes (5 series)

Russell Howard's comedy series for Sky, mixing topical stand-up and interviews.

  • Due to return for Series 6

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Series 4, Episode 1

The Russell Howard Hour. Image shows from L to R: Russell Howard, John Oliver. Copyright: Avalon Television
Russell takes a look at the 'new normal', asks Emmy Award-winning satirist John Oliver Your Questions and ponders Life Lessons.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Thursday 10th September 2020
Sky One
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 11th September 2020 11:00pm Sky1
Saturday 12th September 2020 11:00pm Sky1
Wednesday 16th September 2020 11:30pm Sky1

Cast & crew

Russell Howard Host / Presenter
Guest cast
John Oliver Guest
Paul Chowdhry Self
Joe Wilkinson Self
Iain Stirling Self
Aisling Bea Self
Guz Khan Self
Phil Wang Self
Jessica Brown Findlay Self
London Hughes Self
Taylor Tomlinson Self
Ninette Howard Self
Emdad Rahman Self
Mick Moohan Self
Elizabeth Kangethe (as Cllr. Elizabeth Kangethe) Self
Writing team
Russell Howard Writer
Steve Hall Writer
Steve Williams Writer
Kiri Pritchard-McLean Writer
Toussaint Douglass Writer
Athena Kugblenu Writer
Production team
Peter Orton Director
Christopher Poole Life Lessons 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
Gezz Mounter Line Producer
Phil Loweth Producer/Director
Vickie Mansell Post Producer
Richard Garvin Consultant Producer
Jenny Rush Video Producer
Steve Nayler Editor
Jennifer Ford Editor
Joe Amos VT Editor
James Dillon Production Designer
Julia Smith Lighting Designer
Sam Gale Composer
Ben Blease Graphics
Adrian Carswell Graphics


John Oliver interview

John Oliver discusses Liverpool winning the premiere league, his favourite cheese and how making his show has changed his view on the world as he takes on your questions.

Featuring: Russell Howard, John Oliver & Ninette Howard.

Life Lessons - Expertise

Russell Howard asks his contributors to discuss the expertise they wish they had.

Featuring: Russell Howard.

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