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: Mo Gilligan, Russell Howard. Copyright: Avalon Television.

Series 4, Episode 5

Russell chats to Mo Gilligan about his new documentary Black, British And Funny. Plus, stand-up from Slim.

Broadcast details

Thursday 8th October 2020
Sky One
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Russell Howard Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Mo Gilligan Guest
Danny Gray (as Slim) 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
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
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
Phil Loweth Producer/Director


Mo Gilligan interview

Mo Gilligan chats to Russell about their experience with Goat Yoga, how they both compared on Celebrity Bake Off and Mo's route into comedy with his new show Black, British And Funny - exploring the black comedy circuit and some of the comedians who most inspired him.

Featuring: Russell Howard, Mo Gilligan.

If you could talk to animals...

Comedians discuss what they would say if they could communicate with animals.

Featuring: Paul Chowdhry, Joe Wilkinson, Iain Stirling, Aisling Bea, Guz Khan, Phil Wang, Jessica Brown Findlay, London Hughes, Taylor Tomlinson.

Slim stand-up

Slim performs a stand-up set, remembering his times as a bus driver, working with the public and his issues with parenting.

Featuring: Slim.

Proposal Disaster

Russell asks members of the public about their most memorable night out.

Featuring: Russell Howard.


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