Russell Joseph Howard is an English comedian, television presenter, radio presenter and actor, best known for his TV shows Russell Howard’s Good News and The Russell Howard Hour and his appearances on the topical panel TV show Mock the Week. He won “Best Compère” at the 2006 Chortle Awards and was nominated for an if.comedy award for his 2006 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show.
Russell Howard is one of UK’s most successful comedians and the Presenter of The Russell Howard Hour on Sky 1. Like most comedians, Russell was against Brexit, but unlike most comedians, he did not shy away from expressing his explicit aversion to the sentiments of Brexit.
A number of comedians admitted to refraining from joking about Brexit as the non-London audience would get offended. Russell made his issues with Brexit clear on a number of platforms and often joked about them.
A master of satirical comedy, Russell Howard voted Remain in the campaign.