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 7

The Russell Howard Hour. Steven Pinker. Copyright: Avalon Television
Russell discusses William Shatner's trip to space, and chats to director Edgar Wright and psychologist Steven Pinker. Plus, stand-up by Fatiha El-Ghorri.

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Broadcast details

Thursday 21st October 2021
Sky Max
60 minutes
  • Tuesday 19th October 2021, 18:00 at Television Centre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 24th October 2021 1:00am Sky Max
Monday 25th October 2021 11:00pm Sky Max
Thursday 28th October 2021 12:00am Sky Max

Cast & crew

Russell Howard Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Edgar Wright Guest
Steven Pinker Guest
Paul Chowdhry Self
Russell Kane Self
Nina Conti Self
Judi Love Self
Kiri Pritchard-McLean Self
Rachel Fairburn Self
Jamali Maddix Self
Fern Brady Self
Fatiha El-Ghorri Self
John Hunt Self
Laura Cowdery 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 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
Jonny Cocking VT Editor
James Dillon Production Designer
Julia Smith Lighting Designer
Sam Gale Composer
Ben Blease Graphics
Adrian Carswell Graphics
Luke Smith Graphics


Edgar Wright interview

Edgar Wright discusses Bristol ghosts, his emotional last conversation with Dame Diana Rigg and the time he couldn't fire an extra on Shaun Of The Dead.

Featuring: Russell Howard & Edgar Wright.

Steven Pinker interview

Cognitive scientist, Steven Pinker reveals why you have to be irrational to fall in love.

Featuring: Russell Howard & Steven Pinker.

Fatiha El-Ghorri stand-up

Fatiha El-Ghorri talks about the hidden benefits of wearing a hijab and her experiences of dating as a Muslim.

Featuring: Russell Howard & Fatiha El-Ghorri.

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