Hugely popular corporate comedy host and comedian, Russell Howard, is one of the UK’s most successful entertainers with millions of social media followers.
He is the writer and star of The Russell Howard Hour (Sky One) and Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC Three/BBC Two).
Russell hosted the 2020 Sky Lockdown Show, Russell Howard’s Home Time. He interviewed a variety of celebrities and the show gained over 400 million views across social media
Russell Howard’s Good News was BBC Three’s best-performing entertainment show and received a new home on BBC Two for its ninth and tenth seasons, where it averaged over 3 million viewers per episode. In addition to these, Russell Howard & Mum: USA Road Trip (Comedy Central) was the highest rating new commission on Comedy Central when it launched. After the success of the first two series, he returned with Russell Howard & Mum: Globetrotters (Comedy Central).
Russell’s international tour show, Respite, was his biggest to date, spanning over 24 countries across 5 continents. This followed his international tour, Round the World, which performed at the Royal Albert Hall on 10 consecutive nights. Therefore breaking the venue’s record previously held by Frank Sinatra and Barry Manilow of 8 shows in a row. The success of this tour led to its release as a Netflix Special entitled Recalibrate.
Russell has released four bestselling live stand-up DVDs – Russell Howard Live, Russell Howard Live: Dingledoddies, Right Here, Right Now and Russell Howard: Wonderbox.
” His solid observational material is – as usual – elevated by his superb, sustained pace, energy, and physical performance … fantastic performance . Howard’s presence and manner are honed art forms, and his pacing is close to perfection. His set is tightly-packed, relentless, accelerating and energetic.” Chortle review
“His mind is as sharp as a witch’s nose and gags flow from him with ease and majesty.” Time Out