Russell Howard

Russell Howard

Mock the Week

Synopsis

Even on Mock The Week, Russell’s irrepressible enthusiasm restores one’s faith in human nature. According to the Daily Telegraph, he is the perfect antidote to economic doom and gloom. Russell Howard’s Good News fills an obvious gap in the schedules.

Biography

Edinburgh if.comedy Award nominee Russell Howard has an infectious enthusiasm for the world that’s impossible to resist. He delivers his stories with a sense of wonder and joy; even his mischievous side is good-natured. After regular appearances on Mock the Week, the Bristolian comic is now seen as one of the best improv merchants in the business.

Aside from the news satire, Russell has appeared on Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Out to Lunch and Live at the Apollo. He also took over from Russell Brand as host of a Saturday radio show on BBC6Music, and pops up as a regular guest on Radio 4 shows like Banter and Political Animal. He provides a perfect antidote to economic doom and gloom in Russell Howard’s Good News.

Russell sold out his huge ‘Dingledodies' UK tour selling over 100,000 tickets including capacity crowds at Wembley and the Manchester MEN Arenas. His new arena tour ‘Right Here, Right Now’ sees him playing six of his largest gigs so far.

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