Russell Howard is one of the UK’s most successful comedians, with over 3.4 million Facebook fans and 1.3 million Twitter followers and is an incredibly well known face on our screens.
He is the writer and star of The Russell Howard Hour (Sky One) and Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC Three/BBC Two). The Russell Howard Hour has had over 100 million views across social media and was the most successful new entertainment series to launch on Sky One since 2010, whilst Russell Howards Good News was BBC Three’s best-performing entertainment show and received a new home on BBC Two for its ninth and tenth seasons, where it averaged over 3 million viewers per episode. In addition to these, Russell Howard & Mum: USA Road Trip (Comedy Central) was the highest rating new commission on Comedy Central when it launched in 2016, and after the success of its first two series returned with Russell Howard & Mum: Globetrotters (Comedy Central).
On stage, Russell’s 2019 international tour show Respite is his biggest to date, spanning over 24 countries across 5 continents. This follows his 2017 international tour, Round the World, which performed at the Royal Albert Hall on 10 consecutive nights, breaking the venue’s record previously held by Frank Sinatra and Barry Manilow of 8 shows in a row. The success of this tour led to its release as a Netflix Special entitled Recalibrate.
Russell has released four bestselling live stand-up DVDs: Russell Howard Live (2008), Russell Howard Live: Dingledoddies (2009), Right Here, Right Now (2011) and Russell Howard: Wonderbox (2014).