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Russell Kane        

Award-Winning English Comedian, Presenter, Actor, Author & Scriptwriter

Multi-award winning comedian, presenter, actor, author and scriptwriter Russell Kane is best known as the host of three series of Live At The Electric, regular appearances on Live At Apollo, Unzipped, Celebrity Juice and I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here Now.

Kane was nominated four times for prestigious Edinburgh Comedy Awards before winning Best Show in 2010. He then went onto make history as the first comedian to win both the Edinburgh Award and Melbourne Comedy Festival’s Barry Award in one year. His award-winning show Smokescreens & Castles was recorded in front of his home crowd in Westcliff-on-Sea’s at the Palace Theatre and released by Universal Pictures in 2011. Famed for his critically acclaimed tours, Kane has been performing sell-out shows across the globe.

He is the author of “The Humorist,” which was nominated for a literary prize. He has also written, directed and starred in three plays, two of which have toured, and one which was performed in the main house of the RSC in Stratford-Upon-Avon.

Kane’s debut movie-acting role was released in the summer of 2015 when he cameoed in Noel Clarke's latest project. Most recently, Kane traveled the world with YouTube stars filming the new survival program Stupid Man, Smart Phone, which airs on BBC.

Kane lives with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. EDS is a disease that weakens the connective tissues of the body, most commonly affecting the joints or skin.

Kane can be heard on Virgin Radio on Saturday mornings with Angela Scanlon.

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