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.

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Series 4, Episode 10

The Russell Howard Hour. Image shows from L to R: Russell Howard, Matthew McConaughey. Copyright: Avalon Television
Russell looks at our world in disarray and chats to Oscar winning actor Matthew McConaughey about the US election and his new book.

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Broadcast details

Thursday 19th November 2020
Sky One
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 20th November 2020 11:05pm Sky1
Sunday 22nd November 2020 12:20am Sky1
Wednesday 25th November 2020 11:05pm Sky1

Cast & crew

Russell Howard Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Matthew McConaughey Guest
Paul Chowdhry Self
Joe Wilkinson Self
Iain Stirling Self
Phil Wang Self
London Hughes Self
Taylor Tomlinson Self
Rosie Jones Self
Emma Walkerdine Self
Harry Walkerdine 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
Chris Hay Editor
Steve Nayler Editor
Joe Amos Editor
James Dillon Production Designer
Julia Smith Lighting Designer
Sam Gale Composer
Ben Blease Graphics
Adrian Carswell Graphics
Luke Smith Graphics


Matthew McConaughey - extended interview

Russell Howard sits down with Matthew McConaughey for an in-depth chat. This is an extended version of the interview broadcast on The Russell Howard Hour.

Featuring: Russell Howard & Matthew McConaughey.

Worst business ideas

The comedians talk about the bad ideas they came up with.

Featuring: Russell Howard.


McConaughey tells Russell Howard he'll try stand-up

Matthew McConaughey, speaking on The Russell Howard Hour, said: "The plan before Covid was, I was planning on taking to the road and telling stories in an hour of stand-up."

The Sun, 19th November 2020

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