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Russell Kane's Biography

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In 2009, Russell Kane became a co-presenter of I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here Now!

Russell Kane got a first-class English degree and was a copywriter, before breaking into stand-up comedy.

Russell Kane told The Sun that he initially: "booked a few stand-up gigs because I thought I could do it as a hobby."

In 2008, The Telegraph tipped Russell Kane to shine, and in 2009 he became one of the busiest comedians on the circuit, with around 100 gigs lined up from August until the end of November 2009 alone.

In the summer of 2009, Russell Kane's play, Fakespeare: the Tragickal Saveings of King Nigel, and his standup show, Human Dressage, were performed at the Edinburgh festival.

In August 2010, Russell Kane won the Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award having been nominated for three years in a row.

In October 2020, the BBC announced that Russell Kane would be a regular panellist on a new Radio 4 parenting series, The Likely Dads.

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