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News: Russell Howard To Be First Stand-Up From Northern Hemisphere To Play Post-Lockdown New Zealand

Following a sold-out and critically acclaimed UK arena run, Russell Howard is set to bring Respite to New Zealand in the New Year. After the global success of Netflix special Recalibrate, The Russell Howard Hour - which spawned over 400 million views worldwide on social media - and 2017 international record-breaking sell-out tour Round The World, Russell Howard one of the UK’s most succe


News: Matthew McConaughey Talks About Swapping Acting For Stand Up

Actor Matthew McConaughey has revealed that he has considered giving up acting and taking up stand-up comedy.

The Hollywood star was being interviewed on Zoom for tonight's edition of The Russell Howard Hour when he spoke about his comedy ambitions.

“I haven’t shared this with many people but stand up is a no-filter communication. What I do as an actor, which is why I’m interested in doing stand up, is my raw expression goes through four filters before it gets to the screen.


News: US Election Special For Russell Howard

Cutting through the fake news, Russell Howard is here to guide you through the fallout of the 2020 US Presidential Election with a special episode of The Russell Howard Hour.


News: Russell Howard Donates £5000 To Clapham Grand And Extends Run

Russell Howard has extended his run of ‘work in progress’ dates at newly reopened The Clapham Grand to include two further dates: 4th October and 11th October after completing a run of 3 sold out shows, whilst kindly donating the £5k proceeds from 20th September’s show to the ‘Save The Grand’ campaign.


News: Russell Howard Plays Down Walking Offstage At Gig

Russell Howard has put the story about walking offstage five minutes into a set into perspective in an interview in The Guardian.

Last month Howard started an impromptu low-key gig in Bristol to try out some new material and soon spotted a woman allegedly filming his performance. At first he tried to persuade her to stop saying: “That’s literally the worst thing you can do,” but then eventually when she continued to hold her smartphone in the air he left the stage saying that she had “ruined it”.


News: Russell Howard Returns To Sky One With New Series Of The Russell Howard Hour

Russell Howard is set to return to present his satirical take on global news, politics and stories dominating the cultural zeitgeist with the fourth series of The Russell Howard Hour on Thursday 10th September at 10pm on Sky One and streaming service NOW TV.


News: Russell Howard Announces Rescheduled Tour Dates

Following a sold-out and critically acclaimed UK arena run, Russell Howard has announce rescheduled UK dates for his Respite World tour, including five shows at London’s Eventim Apollo and seven shows at his hometown venue Bristol Hippodrome, alongside legs in Australia and New Zealand to take place in 2021 for his third and biggest world tour.


News: New Home Time Show For Russell Howard

Sky has commissioned Avalon to produce a new fast turnaround topical entertainment show from Russell Howard, Russell Howard’s Home Time, which will air twice a week on Sky One and NOW TV on Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting this Thursday 9 April at 10.30pm.

Guests include James Bay (who left his bathroom door open while he serenaded Howard), Aisling Bea, Jack Whitehall, Greg Davies and cyclist Geraint Thomas.


News: Armando Iannucci Is Teaching Fowl Language To His Parrot

The creator of political comedy The Thick Of It and director of The Personal History of David Copperfield Armando Iannucci has revealed that the satire never stops in his house.

News: Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up To Cancer Line-Up Revealed With Russell Howard, Jenny Eclair, Joel Dommett, Mo Gilligan In The Mix

The Great British Bake Off will get the celebrity treatment once more as stars from across the worlds of acting, comedy, entertainment and sport come together to do their bit in the fight against cancer.


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