Russell Howard

British comedian and presenter

Russell Joseph Howard (born 23 March 1980)[2] is a British stand-up comedian. He has a show on BBC3 called Russell Howard's Good News. He was born on 23 March 1980. He is 1.77 metres tall. He used to be on the TV panel show Mock the Week hosted by Dara Ó Briain.

Russell Howard
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Russell Howard in 2008
Birth nameRussell Joseph Howard
Born (1980-03-23) 23 March 1980 (age 39)
Bristol, England
MediumStand up, television, radio
Years active1999–present
GenresSocial satire
Observational comedy
Anecdotal humour
Absurdist humour
InfluencesBilly Connolly, Lee Evans, Richard Pryor, Frank Skinner[1]
Notable works and rolesThe Milk Run
Mock the Week
Russell Howard's Good News


  1. "Favourite Comedians - Russell Howard's Good News - BBC Three". BBC. 18 November 2009.
  2. "Russell Howard". Chortle. Retrieved 28 December 2011.