The Russell Howard Hour is a satirical comedy show on Sky 1. It follows stand up comic Russell Howard tackling hard-hitting topics with his unique sense of humour. Its format is similar to Russell Howard's Good News that aired on BBC.
The popular 'Mock the Week' panellist performs live in front of his home crowd in Bristol as part of his 2014 sell-out 'Wonderbox' tour. Russell performs his usual gleefully juvenile brand ... See full summary »
Recorded at Brighton Dome as part of his twice extended sell-out Dingledodies tour (which played to over 125,000 people), the show sees the star of Mock the Week (BBC Two) and Russell ... See full summary »
Hilarious, totally-irreverent, near-slanderous political quiz show, based mainly on news stories from the last week or so, that leaves no party, personality or action unscathed in pursuit ... See full summary »
Russell looks at stories in the news, with focus on the UK, Europe, and rest of the world.
The comedy is 'spot-on' with well timed skits, jokes, and commentary. Jokes frequently go full-circle and you'll see them well placed multiple times throughout the show.
For US fans this show is akin to The Daily Show or Colbert Report, just without a news desk; and at times is funnier, but the formula is similar: Current news, puns about it, skits, and finally a guest at the end.
I haven't laughed so hard in a long time. Thank you Russell Howard.
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