Recorded live at Hammersmith Apollo, Russell questions the values of heroes and leaders. ‘Messiah Complex’ is a disorder where sufferers think they might be the messiah. Did Jesus have it? What about Che Guevara, Gandhi, Malcolm X and Hitler? All these men have shaped our lives and influenced the way we think. Their images are used to represent ideas that often do not relate to them at all. Would Gandhi be into Apple? Would Che Guevara endorse Madonna? Would Jesus be into Christianity? He concludes it’s all a load of rubbish and encourages the audience to stop voting, ignore advertising, look to the transcendent within themselves and others...and kick over some bins on their way home. Plus there’s sex. Obviously.
Filmed in front of 16,000 at London's O2, the most thrilling comedian of his generation delivers his first live DVD for two years. With 80 minutes of blistering, boundry-pushing stand-up, featuring Brand's first hand experience of hosting the MTV Video Music Awards, his rise to Hollywood fame, sexual notoriety and the media storm around 'Sachsgate'.
BBC 3 follows actor and comedian Russell Brand, as he campaigns for abstinence-based recovery programmes and the compassionate treatment of addiction as an illness rather than a crime.
At the Shepherd's Bush Empire, Russell Brand talks about sex and the ridiculous wording of tabloid newspaper stories.
Documentary about Russell Brand.
This is The World According To Russell Brand. Expect a ménage a trois of sexy, dark and hilarious jokes from Britain’s most notorious and talented comedian. In The World According To Russell Brand we’re taken on an irreverent tour of Russell’s scandalous life, delving into childhood memories, travelling experiences and thoughts on sex, lies and being famous. This is the very best of Russell Brand, taken from his Russell Brand Live, Live – Doing Life and Ponderland DVD’s.
Russell Brand displays his distinctive sense of humour live at Hackney Empire.
In this feature Brand details the difficulty of handling his newfound fame in America, recounts the time he meet the Queen and instructs women on how to approach him.
In this personal journey for BBC Three, Russell Brand sets out to find out how other countries are tackling their problems of drug abuse and to explore how the framework of criminalization implicit in the 'war on drugs' produces enormous harm in the treatment of addicts.
Russell Brand's Ponderland is a BAFTA nominated comedy on the British television station Channel 4, presented by comedian and actor Russell Brand. The show consists largely of Brand giving a series of monologues in a stand-up style, interspersed with old television and video footage. Reruns of the show are often shown on Channel 4's sister channel 4music.
Brand X with Russell Brand is an American late-night talk show, stand up comedy television series that premiered on FX on June 28, 2012, starring British comedian Russell Brand and created by Brand and Troy Miller. Its second season concluded on May 2, 2013. On June 6, 2013, FX announced that Brand X would not be renewed for a third season. However, FX has reportedly picked up a scripted pilot starring Brand that will be loosely based on his life.
The Russell Brand Show is a chat show presented by Russell Brand. It aired on the British terrestrial TV channel Channel 4 and was broadcast on Friday nights. The programme featured Brand's take on current topics of conversation, a sketch on current topics, guest interviews and live music.
Russell Brand's Got Issues is a British TV debate comedy show hosted by Russell Brand and shown on E4. The show was written by Brand and his longtime collaborator Matt Morgan. Superficially a studio debate, as each episode progressed the subject was often digressed from heavily. The format of the show changed somewhat after the first couple of episodes with the character of "General Zod's nephew" Andrew Zod being dropped, and the clips of people being interviewed on the street becoming clips of Brand trying out a given activity and acting in a skit in relation to that week's topic. The viewing figures for the first episode were seen as disappointing, being beaten by nearly all of E4's main multi-channel rivals, despite a big publicity and promotional campaign for the show. Because of the poor ratings the show was repackaged as The Russell Brand Show and moved to Channel 4.