Russell Kane

Award Winning Stand-Up

Russell Kane is an award-winning stand-up, writer and performer. Winning the two biggest awards in comedy, the Edinburgh Comedy Award and Australia's Barry Award, Russell has cemented his name in the industry.

"Outrageously funny... he's arguably one of the best straight-upstand-ups in the business" The Scotsman

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  • Comedy
  • Host and Awards
  • After Dinner
  • Entertainment


He presents in English.

How he presents

Russell's act combines huge energy and freak physicality with a rapidly delivered torrent of remarks. He is in great demand for many events.

Books & Media

  • Son of a Silverback
  • The Humorist

In Detail

Russell has produced an unconventional Edinburgh show with his critically acclaimed hit Fakespeare: The Tragickal Savings of King Nigel, a bawdy romp set in a modern-day Essex where everyone speaks in Shakespearean verse. He has also written a play called The Great British Country Fete, joined ITV2's I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here Now presenting team, appeared on Live at the Apollo. Russell is a regular on TV and radio, with other credits including a week-long residency presenting Big Brother's Big Mouth and travelling across the US filming a series of travelogues and celebrity interviews for Five. Russell has also captured the social media market by storm with his signature videos, the "Kaneings" in which Russell uses his own unique style to tackle a current topic that's dominating the news.


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, full of charisma and confidence he is sure to easily entertain an after-dinner audience.


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