Russell Howard Finally Gets Back to America, Starting with Colbert

One of the UK’s current best comedy exports (and, consequently, one of the world’s biggest comedians), Russell Howard was supposed to go on a global tour that got was cut short back in 2020 because of, well, you know by now.

Now, on this side of things, Russell, one of the most upbeat comedians working today by the way, has hopped back on his global tour now called Respite. He’ll be working his way through North America starting next month, but kicked off his joyous arrival stateside on one of our biggest stages, The Ed Sullivan Theater at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

Enjoy Russell’s cheery and spirited stand-up (that isn’t too cheery to the point of annoyance) here, then maybe go snag tickets for a date on Russell’s Respite tour near you at