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 - 2022
  • 84 episodes (6 series)

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

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Series 5, Episode 5

The Russell Howard Hour. Image shows from L to R: Sophie Willan, Russell Howard. Copyright: Avalon Television
Tonight Russell welcomes Alma's Not Normal star Sophie Willan and further reflects on petrol problems. There's stand-up from Andrew Bird and Andrew Steele talks about ageing.

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Broadcast details

Thursday 7th October 2021
Sky Max
60 minutes
  • Tuesday 5th October 2021, 18:00 at Television Centre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 10th October 2021 2:30am Sky Max
Monday 11th October 2021 11:00pm Sky Max
Thursday 14th October 2021 12:00am Sky Max

Cast & crew

Russell Howard Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Sophie Willan Guest
Andrew Steele Guest
Naima Ben-Moussa Self
Gareth Dunn Self
Andrew Bird 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
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
Christopher Poole VT Editor
Ben Drayton VT Editor
Kyle Shephard VT Editor
James Dillon Production Designer
Julia Smith Lighting Designer
Sam Gale Composer
Ben Blease Graphics
Adrian Carswell Graphics
Luke Smith Graphics


Shortages in the UK could ruin Christmas

From The Russell Howard Hour, Russell gets the latest on the UK shortages and what that means for our Christmas plans...

Featuring: Russell Howard.

Andrew Bird stand-up

Andrew Bird reveals some of the sexist words you never noticed before.

Featuring: Andrew Bird.

Climate change protestors are so annoying

Russell talks about Eco-Sexuals, a group of people who try and have sex with the planet...

Featuring: Russell Howard.

Sophie Willan interview

Sophie Willan chats to Russell about winning a BAFTA and the time she turned up to school drunk and in a bikini...

Featuring: Russell Howard & Sophie Willan.

Andrew Steele interview

Scientist Andrew Steele talks about his latest book Ageless, and shares how he believes we can combat getting old.

Featuring: Russell Howard & Andrew Steele.

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