Some stuff you should know about Russell!
- 2010 winner of the Edinburgh Comedy Awards for Best Show for his show Smokescreens and Castles. In the same year, he won Melbourne Comedy Festival’s Barry Award making history as the first ever comedian to win both awards in one year
- Smokescreens and Castles was recorded and released on DVD by Universal Pictures in 2011
- He’s also an author, with one published novel The Humorist and a play, Blank Verse, which was performed in the main house of the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-Upon-Avon
- The Times praised Russell as "An evening-long fix of stand-up espresso... one of the quickest, most stimulating stand-ups in the land”