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Good News: A minute with Russell Howard

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It’s not all bad news. The comedian and news-lover picks his best moments and memories from (nearly) 10 series of daft and heartwarming reporting in Russell Howard's Good News.

Russell, what’s the biggest piece of good news you’ve personally received this year?
Jürgen Klopp becoming the Liverpool FC manager.

What’s the weirdest news story you’ve encountered during the show?
A man got a porcelain cast of his wife's vagina put on his gravestone, AT HER INSISTENCE! 

Which mystery guest will you never forget – for the wrong or right reasons?
Brian Blessed. It’s like having a conversation with a tornado. 

What’s one surprising fact you’ve learned in the course of making Good News?
A pig’s orgasm lasts half an hour. 

Which catchphrase are people most likely to shout at you in the street?
“Ain't nobody got time for that!”

How much time do you and your crew spend watching and reading news to prepare?
Hours and hours and hours…

Russell Howard is a comedian and presents Russell Howard's Good News.

Series 10 of Russell Howard's Good News starts on Thursday, 22 October at 10pm on BBC Two. Each episode will be available in BBC iPlayer for 30 days after broadcast on TV.

Comments made by writers on the BBC TV blog are their own opinions and not necessarily those of the BBC.

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