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Russell Howard launching Wonderbox podcast

September 25, 2023

Russell Howard launches his new podcast Wonderbox, produced by Avalon, on October 11th, on all major podcast platforms.

A Wonderbox is a place where someone keeps little reminders of what makes life worth living. Each week Howard will chat to a special guest about what they’d keep in their Wonderbox, recounting the most memorable and funniest moments of their lives.

oiward begins the series chatting with 2023 Emmy Award ‘Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics’ & Brit Awards ‘Best New Artist’ Nominated Sam Ryder plus BAFTA Nominated Munya Chawawa (Race Around Britain) in a special bumper double episode, followed by stars including Emmy Award winning John Oliver (Last Week Tonight), Jimmy Carr (8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown, His Dark Material), Taylor Tomlinson (Quarter-Life Crisis, Look At You), Jack Whitehall (A League of Their Own, At Large) , Greg Davies (Taskmaster, The Cleaner), Guz Khan (Man Like Mobeen,  Four Weddings and a Funeral), Jen Brister (Live At The Apollo, Meaningless), Jordan Gray (Transaction, Friday Night Live) and BAFTA Nominated Rachel Parris (Late Night Mash).

Howard said: “I love doing this podcast. I get interesting guests and I ask them what they love. In a world of misery, it’s an absolutely joyous celebration of the little things that make people tick.”

After the global success of writing and starring in 182 episodes of The Russell Howard Hour (Sky) and Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC) combined, two Netflix specials Lubricant and Recalibrate (streaming now), over 1 billion views on social media worldwide including 500+ million views spawned from six seasons of The Russell Howard Hour, and selling over 250,000 tickets over 100+ sold-out gigs in the UK & Ireland alone (including 11 London Palladium gigs) with his brand-new show Russell Howard Live,  Russell Howard’s Wonderbox podcast launch coincides with him touring the East Coast USA leg of his latest tour.  Howard recently kick-started the sold-out Autumn/Winter extension of his UK & Ireland tour with five nights at the London Palladium, which will see him play 149 shows through January 2024, and returns to tour Australia and New Zealand in February and March 2024.

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