Russell Howard is one of the UK’s most successful comedians, performing his live shows to over one million people. His latest and biggest arena tour Wonderbox included a four night sell-out run at the Royal Albert Hall, as well as capacity shows across the USA and Australia.
Russell is the writer and star of BBC Three’s most popular entertainment show Russell Howard’s Good News. After the success of 8 series on BBC3 the show found a new home on BBC Two for its ninth and forthcoming tenth series.
2015 has already seen Russell fronting Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central on Comedy Central, he is also set to front a travelogue for the channel following his travels around the world. This year Russell will also be starring in his first scripted comedy for BBC2 A Gert Lush Christmas, which he has co-written with Steve Williams.
Russell has released four bestselling live stand-up DVDs: Russell Howard Live (2008), Russell Howard Live: Dingledodies (2009) and Right Here, Right Now (2011), and Russell Howard: Wonderbox (2014).
“Energetic, uncynical and, most importantly, very funny.”
“Probably the best of a new generation of comics. His mind is as sharp as a witch’s nose and gagas flow from him with the ease and majesty of the River Nile”
“…a stand-up natural”
“He knows how to cheer up a working week. Russ is topical comedy gold” (Russell Howard’s Good News)
Visit Russell’s website: http: www.russell-howard.co.uk
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