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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

Episode menu

Series 5, Episode 10

The Russell Howard Hour. Image shows from L to R: Paul Merson, Russell Howard
Join Russell as he digs into the news of the week and speaks to Countdown's Susie Dent and former footballer Paul Merson. Plus, stand-up from Harriet Dyer.

Broadcast details

Thursday 18th November 2021
Sky Max
60 minutes
  • Tuesday 16th November 2021, 18:00 at BBC Television Centre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 21st November 2021 2:00am Sky Max
Monday 22nd November 2021 11:00pm Sky Max
Thursday 25th November 2021 1:00am Sky Max

Cast & crew

Russell Howard Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Susie Dent Guest
Paul Merson Guest
Harriet Dyer Self
John Paterson Self
Writing team
Russell Howard Writer
Steve Williams Writer
Kiri Pritchard-McLean Writer
Toussaint Douglass Writer
Athena Kugblenu Writer
Production team
Peter Orton Director
Peter Lee Suer VT Director
Jason Dawson Series Producer
Dan Atkinson Producer
Keisha Gregson Producer
Adam Horton Producer
Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
James Taylor Executive Producer
Jon Thoday Executive Producer
Shirley Jones Executive Producer
Robyn O'Brien Executive Producer
Gezz Mounter Line Producer
Phil Loweth Producer/Director
Kate Radcliffe Edit Producer
Vickie Mansell Post Producer
Richard Garvin Consultant Producer
Daisy Billowes Video Producer
Chris Hay Editor
Steve Nayler Editor
Joe Amos Editor
Ben Drayton VT Editor
Christopher Poole VT Editor
Kyle Shephard VT Editor
Harfun Li VT Editor
James Dillon Production Designer
Julia Smith Lighting Designer
Sam Gale Composer
Ben Blease Graphics
Adrian Carswell Graphics
Luke Smith Graphics


Paul Merson interview

English football legend Paul Merson discusses the fascinating link between how he played football and his gambling addiction.

Featuring: Russell Howard & Paul Merson.

Susie Dent interview

Susie Dent reveals why she's known as The Leader of the Opposition on Twitter.

Featuring: Russell Howard & Susie Dent.

Harriet Dyer stand-up

Harriet Dyer makes an amazing discovery about The Bill's theme tune, and shares the time she rode a bike on the motorway...

Featuring: Harriet Dyer.

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