Russell Howard's stand-up TV show confirmed | Guests announced

Russell Howard's stand-up TV show confirmed

Guests announced

Comedy Central have announced the full details of Russell Howard’s first stand-up show for the channel.

The ten-part series Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central, will launch in late April and feature a headline and support act each week.

It is part of a deal he signed with the broadcaster last year, which will also include an ‘adventure comedy’ series tracking his next international tour, scheduled to be shot next year.

The stand-up show is currently in production, with shows being filmed at the Electric Ballroom nightclub in Camden, North London. Comics taking part include Doc Brown, Roisin Conaty, Rob Delaney, Carl Donnelly, Nick Helm, Alex Horne, Andrew Maxwell, Sara Pascoe, Katherine Ryan and Joe Wilkinson.

Howard said: ‘I’m really looking forward to hosting the show. We’ve got loads of great new comics on and it’s also quite close to my house.’

The show – being made by the TV production arm of Howard’s managers Avalon, will also include the comic responding to questions on social media. He has 3.1 million Facebook fans and over a million followers on Twitter.

Published: 24 Mar 2015

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