Russell Kane

Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award winning comedian

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About

Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award Winner 2010, Russell Kane is a multi-talented writer and performer who has firmly established himself as one the best comics in the UK today.

Aside winning comedy's most prestigious award, Russell had a prolific year in 2010: he rejoined ITV2's 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here Now' presenting team, broadcasting live every night; presented 'Freak Like Me', a 6 part series for BBC3; he wrote a play called 'The great British Country Fete' for the Bush Theatre; he made an acclaimed appearance on BBC ONE's flagship live comedy show 'Live at the Apollo'.

A regular on both Radio and TV panel shows, Russell Kane has appeared on 'Mock the Week' (BBC2), '8 Out of 10 Cats' (Channel 4), is a regular guest on 'The Wright Stuff' (Five), 'It's Your Round' (BBC Radio 4) and 'A Good Read' (BBC Radio 4), to name but a few.

Most recently, Russell appeared in all 6 episodes of 'Comedy Rocks with Jason Manford' (ITV1) and was a guest on 'The Graham Norton Show' (BBC1).

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As the outgoing Chairman of the MAA I felt I had to write to express my gratitude at such a great evening in the hope that you will pass this on to Russell Kane. As a “veteran” of over 20+ years of Awards I can assure you that this ranked up their as one of the best, if not the very best, and a lot of that has to go down to the performance on the night. The fact that he had spent several years in the dark side of “Agency world” made it even more interesting as nearly all of the audience shared his many observations re the industry... and the characters involved.

Chairman, MAA Awards.

Many comics feign weirdness, but this is the closest to the real deal: a breathless, raging, feral act... Probably the most exciting comic discovery of the year.

Steve Bennett, Chortle.

Russell Kane's level of ability is amazing... His act combines huge energy and a freak physicality with a rapidly delivered torrent of remarks... Here's a performer with the instincts of a rabble-rouser.

Malcom Hay, Time Out.

Could you please pass on my thanks to Russell Kane for hosting my Cooling Industry Awards event last night. His pacing of the Awards announcements and handling of the detail - particularly the many names - was excellent and he sustained the energy through to the end. He thoroughly fulfilled the brief for me, and continued our reputation for putting on the very best comics while they are on the way up... If you can let him know that I arrived in the office to be greeted by taunts of 'Alpha Male' that will be sufficient testimony to the success of the evening..."

Editor, RAC Magazine, Emap.

Thank you – we had such a fab night – Russell Kane was hilarious I actually gave myself a headache from laughing so much

Association of Online Publishers.

Could you please pass on my thanks to Russell Kane for hosting my Cooling Industry Awards event last night. His pacing of the Awards announcements and handling of the detail – particularly the many names - was excellent and he sustained the energy through to the end. He thoroughly fulfilled the brief for me, and continued our reputation for putting on the very best comics while they are on the way up... If you can let him know that I arrived in the office to be greeted by taunts of 'Alpha Male' that will be sufficient testimony to the success of the evening...

Editor, RAC Magazine, emap.

Russell Kane was absolutely brilliant. Very professional as always. He was extremely understanding about the circumstances. Instead of performing on a nice big outdoor stage with all the technical facilities he had to have his gig indoor in a much smaller area, people standing, etc. Everything was due to a major thunder storm that washed away everything...

Organiser, private party, South of France, 2012.

We were really pleased with Russell Kane: he was amazingly professional, and really cared about getting the very best out of the event, making loads of suggestions during the rehearsal for how we could make things better. Top bloke. So please pass on our thanks. Let's do it again sometime!

Producer, Freesat Awards.

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