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 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 BBC 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
Fatiha El-Ghorri Self


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.

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