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 5

The Russell Howard Hour. Image shows from L to R: Mo Gilligan, Russell Howard. Copyright: Avalon Television
Russell chats to Mo Gilligan about his new documentary Black, British And Funny. Plus, stand-up from Slim.

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Broadcast details

Thursday 8th October 2020
Sky One
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 9th October 2020 11:00pm Sky1
Sunday 11th October 2020 12:45am Sky1
Thursday 15th October 2020 12:05am Sky1

Cast & crew

Russell Howard Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Mo Gilligan Guest
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
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
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


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.

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