The world's most famous environmental activist known for challenging global leaders on climate inaction, Greta Thunberg is set to join Russell Howard on Thursday 3rd November on Sky Max and streaming service NOW at 10.30pm.
The upcoming episode will feature the three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee whose 2018 school strike sparked a global movement, chatting to Russell in studio about the release of The Climate Book.
Plus, for the first time ever in a special edition of Playground Politics, Russell and Greta team up with the brilliant (and hilarious) minds of the next generation to tackle the big questions around global warming.
Now in its sixth series including Russell’s 100th episode on air, The Russell Howard Hour immediately became one of Sky’s most successful entertainment series when it launched and has also gone on to see huge success online with over 500 million views on social media including multiple segments recently going viral.
Throughout the series Russell will be joined by guests in studio and via a satellite link, with the show previously featuring interviews with well-known faces including Ed Sheeran, Matthew Mcconaughey, Dizzee Rascal, Elizabeth Day, Billy Connolly, Akala, Keanu Reeves, Lady Leshurr, Guz Khan, Naomi Klein and Jim Carrey.
Plus Jack Black, Louis Theroux, Tyson Fury, John Oliver, Alesha Dixon, Tan France, Brian Cox, Rob Delaney, Armando Iannucci, Elizabeth Banks and Jimmy Car , while also spotlighting unsung heroes such as disability activist Sinead Burke, anti-knife crime campaigner and former champion boxer Mark Prince and KKK converter Daryl Davis.
The sixth series of The Russell Howard Hour, produced by Avalon, was commissioned by Zai Bennett, Managing Director of Content for Sky UK and Ireland and Phil Edgar-Jones, Director, Sky Arts and Head of Entertainment.