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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 6 - Christmas Special

The Russell Howard Hour. Garth Marenghi (Matthew Holness)
Russell Howard returns with his traditional Christmas episode, reflecting on a year like no other. In his first TV appearance in over 15 years, horror fiction heavyweight Garth Marenghi returns to our screens to read a passage from his terrifying festive horror novel.

Broadcast details

Thursday 15th December 2022
Sky Max
45 minutes
  • Tuesday 13th December 2022, 18:00 at Television Centre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 17th December 2022 12:00am Sky Max
Sunday 18th December 2022 12:00am Sky Max
Sunday 18th December 2022 10:00pm Sky Max
Tuesday 20th December 2022 12:30am Sky Max
Tuesday 20th December 2022 11:00pm Sky Max
Thursday 22nd December 2022 1:30am Sky Max

Cast & crew

Russell Howard Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Matthew Holness Garth Marenghi
Harry Byrne Self
Sophie Byrne Self
Writing team
Russell Howard Writer
Steve Hall Writer
Steve Williams Writer
Kiri Pritchard-McLean Writer
Toussaint Douglass Writer
Athena Kugblenu Writer
Adrian Gray Writer
Production team
Peter Orton Director
Jason Dawson Series Producer
Dan Atkinson Producer
Keisha Gregson Producer
Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
James Taylor Executive Producer
Jon Thoday Executive Producer
Dwayne Eaton Executive Producer
Gezz Mounter Line Producer
Phil Loweth Producer/Director
Kate Radcliffe Edit Producer
Peter Lee Suer Producer/Director
Vickie Mansell Post Producer
Richard Garvin Consultant Producer
Jenny Rush Video Producer
Chris Hay Editor
Steve Nayler Editor
Joe Amos Editor
Christopher Poole VT Editor
James Dillon Production Designer
Julia Smith Lighting Designer
Sam Gale Composer
Ben Blease Graphics
Adrian Carswell Graphics
Luke Smith Graphics


Garth Marenghi returns to our screens

In his first TV appearance in over 15 years, legendary horror writer Garth Marenghi appears on The Russell Howard Hour.

Featuring: Matthew Holness (Garth Marenghi).

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