(born 19 August 1980 in Enfield
)Barnett, Laura (2010) "", The Guardian
, 7 June 2010, retrieved 2010-06-19 is an English writer
and media personality
. In June 2006, he became the face of digital station Five US
. He has been nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Awards
(under its various names) at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
, winning the main prize in August 2010. In May 2008 he joined the line-up for Q Radio
In 2004, Kane won the Laughing Horse New Act of The Year
, and in 2005 he came second in So You Think You're Funny
. He joined Ray Peacock
, Russell Howard
and Reginald D Hunter
on the national Paramount
Edinburgh and Beyond tour in October 2005.
In November 2005, he filmed the World Comedy Tour in Australia. He was also asked to be the face of one-off live music event Guerrilla Gig which aired on BBC Three
in March 2006.
He has appeared on various comedy panels, and filmed four other live stand-up performances to date.
In July 2006, British terrestrial station Five
decided to launch Five US
, for which Kane was selected to write and present travelogues. Russell travels every other month to the United States
, creating light-hearted pieces on American culture, and interviewing various television and movie actors.
In August 2006, he took his debut comedy show The Theory of Pretension
to the Edinburgh Fringe
, where he received an Edinburgh... Read More