TV & Radio

 

Russ was awarded ‘Funniest Man on Television’ five times.

1972 - Who Do You Do
1972 - The Comedians
1976 - What's On Next
1978 - Bruce Forsyth's Big Night
1979 - The Freddie Starr Variety Madhouse
1979 - The Black Abbot’s
1980 - Top of the Pops (September 25, Guest presenter with Mike Read)
1980>85 - Russ Abbot’s Madhouse
1982 - My Beard is My Lighthouse (radio show on BBC Radio 4)
1986>91 - The Russ Abbot Show
1987 - The Variety Club Honour Russ Abbot's 40th Birthday
1993 - Stars in Their Eyes - Elvis Special (one-off emergency host after Leslie Crowther’s car accident)
1993>95 - September Song
1994>96 - The Russ Abbot Show (Granada)
1996 - Married for Life
1997 - This Is Your Life
1997>2002 - The Russ Abbot Show (radio show on BBC Radio 2)
1998 - Hey Mr Producer!
1999 - Dream Street (voices)
1999 - Casualty: Crossroads
2000 - Heartbeat: Child’s Play
2000 - Harry Hill
2001 - Stars and Their Lives: Russ Abbot
2001 - TV to Go
2003 - My Family: It’s A Window-Filled Life
2005 - Doctors: Doctors Orders
2006 - Marple: Sleeping Murder
2007 - Hotel Babylon: Series 2 Episode 1
2007 - The Last Detective: A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Willesden
2007 - My Essential Musicals feature on Elaine Page’s BBC Radio 2 Sunday Show
2008 - The Sarah Jane Adventures: Secrets Of The Stars (parts 1 & 2)
2009>10 - Last of the Summer Wine
2009 - Casualty: Leave Me Standing
2011 - Glass Chair Chair Glass (Radio 3)
2012 - Hacks

2014>16 - Boomers

Russ has appeared many times on other TV shows to be interview and to showcase his many projects, some of which are mentioned below.