Award-winning stand-up, writer and performer Russell Kane has firmly established himself as one of most hotly-tipped comics in the UK. Winning the two biggest awards in comedy, the Edinburgh Comedy Award and Australia’s Barry Award, Russell has cemented his name in the industry. Touring the globe on a yearly basis, Russell is taking the world by storm with his hilarious antics and hysterical style.
Award-winning stand-up, writer and performer Russell Kane has firmly established himself as one of most hotly-tipped comics in the UK. Full of charisma and confidence, Russell makes an excellent awards host and after dinner entertainer.
2010 saw Russell win the Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award for his show ‘Smokescreens and Castles’ -the most prestigious award in Comedy -having been shortlisted for the award a total of 3 times including one nomination for Best Newcomer for his Edinburgh show, ‘The Theory of Pretension’. Going on to win Australia’s Barry Award, Russell has proved his worth globally, proving himself as an international sensation.
Russell has had a prolific career, not only is he a quick-witted comic, but also a playwright, radio host and presenter, being the author of 'The Great British Country Fete' for the Bush Theatre. He was part of ITV2's I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here Now presenting team, and he hosted series 5 and 6 of Out To Lunch, BBC Radio 2's Saturday lunchtime comedy show.
Alongside all of this Russell has continued to tour both sides of the globe with his comedy shows. Making special appearances at Live at the Apollo, Melbourne International Comedy Festival and he performed with the RSC, in Stratford Upon Avon.
A regular on TV and radio, Russell has appeared on BBC 2’s Mock the Week, Channel 4’s 8 Out of 10 Cats, BBC Radio 4’s It’s Your Round and A Good Read.
Russell appeared in all 6 episodes of ITV 1’s Comedy Rocks with Jason Manford and was a guest on BBC 1’s The Graham Norton Show.
Russell’s award-winning shows filled with his signature energy and dynamism continue to be praised worldwide. Comfortable in front of a crowd or the corporate circuit, Russell is sure to easily entertain an after-dinner audience.
What people said about Russell Kane
- "Superb reading of the room meant Russell ditched the routine and went improv, the audience were roaring with laughter - great feedback."