With his quirky appearance and irreverent humour, Russell Brand is one of the UK's most successful comedians, as well as being a well-known actor and author. Witty, fast paced and often controversial, his stand up comedy shows have to be enjoyed live to be appreciated! His improvisational skills make every show different, and it's a comedy experience not to be missed. Get your Russell Brand Tickets from StubHub, and be a part of the hilarity yourself!
Russell Brand's illustrious career
Russell Brand first became known as a television presenter in the UK on MTV and Big Brother's Big Mouth for Channel 4. However, he was a stand up comedian long before finding success on television. Early performances at the Hackney Empire and the Edinburgh Festival got him noticed and led to start of his television career.
After completing his first stand up tour of the UK in 2006, Brand went on to perform to large audiences in Australia and the USA, before embarking on an acting career. He found fame in movies including Forgetting Sarah Marshall and Get Him to the Greek. He also became a successful author of several books, including two autobiographies, and newspaper columns.
Russell Brand is a hugely controversial comedian, known almost as much for upsetting a wide variety of establishment figures as for his comedy shows. He is also a recovering drug addict and a very vocal political activist. Brand's comedy shows never shy away from any of the facts about him. His stand up routines are renowned for their brutal honesty.
Brand regularly shares embarrassing episode from his own life, and the less favourable ways he is often portrayed in the press. The result is a stand up comedy show that is as a hilarious as it is candid. Seeing Russell Brand perform live is an experience like no other - make sure you get your Russell Brand tickets at StubHub early, as his shows regularly sell out!
Russell Brand's career milestones
Russell Brand hosted several music awards including the NME Awards in 2006, and the MTV Video Music Awards in 2008 and 2009. He is also the winner of numerous awards himself for his stand up comedy. In 2006 he won Best Stand Up at both the Time Out Awards and the Loaded Laftas, as well as Best Newcomer at the British Comedy Awards. The British Comedy Awards also named Russell Brand Best Live Stand Up in 2008 and awarded him the Outstanding Contribution to Comedy Award in 2011. With accolades like this under his belt, his comedy skills keep on getting better and better.