One of the UK’s most successful live stand-up comedians, Russell Howard
has recently his sell-out 2011 arena tour, Right Here, Right Now.
The tour saw him perform at some of the country’s biggest venues, including
London’s O2 Arena.
Russell is the writer and star of BBC Three’s most successful entertainment
show Russell Howard’s Good news, which in the last two series pulled an
average audience of 3 million per week and was the most requested show on
BBC iPlayer whilst on air.
The fourth series of Russell Howard’s Good News has just finished airing on
BBC Three, while a DVD featuring the best bits of the first series has been
released by 4DVD. Russell has had two bestselling live stand-up DVDs with
Russell Howard Live (2008) and Russell Howard Live – Dingledodies
(2009), which have sold over 400, 000 copies and dominated the top five of
the DVD comedy chart during both years of release.
Russell has recently finished performing his solo stand-up show
internationally at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, and at The
Sydney Opera House in Australia. In addition, he was invited on the hugely
popular Conan O’Brien Show (TBS, USA) to perform his material.
Russell’s tireless energy, unabashed love of humanity and uniquely positive
approach to stand up has made him one of the UK’s favorite and most
In addition to being a regular on Mock The Week, Russell has twice featured
on Live At The Apollo and appeared on Would I Lie To You (BBC One),
Never Mind The Buzzcocks (BBC Two), 8 Out of 10 Cats (Channel 4), and
performing alongside David Walliams, Jimmy Carr, Fearne Cotton, Davina
McCall, Miranda Hart and Patrick Kielty for BBC Sport Relief.