Trew World Order South African tour photos

  See Russell live in Australia and New Zealand AUCKLAND – Vector Arena, 14th Oct Tickets here MELBOURNE – Rod Laver Arena, 17th Oct Tickets here ADELAIDE – Entertainment Centre, 18th Oct Tickets here PERTH – Perth Arena, 20th Oct Tickets here BRISBANE – Entertainment Centre, 22nd Oct Tickets here SYDNEY – Qantas Credit Union …Read more

We Can Change Whatever We Want

A mate who I trust said to me; “You know what this election boils down to? Who do you want to be protesting against on May 8th? Or whenever they finish counting, negotiating and posturing? David Cameron and a Tory coalition or Ed Miliband and one led by Labour?” I suppose, implicitly my argument has …Read more

TRIBECA film festival apology

I’m really sorry that I can’t get to the TRIBECA film festival today. I was going to be there to support this brilliant and important film, The Emperor’s New Clothes – that I have made (with Michael, he did the brilliant stuff – I’m not a raging narcissist) – but family issues mean I have …Read more

Sweets Way Sleepover

Join Russell for a Sleepover at 60 Sweets Way London N20 0NU Tuesday 17th March from 7.30pm Movie night and camp out, snacks and sweets and fun NOT LOUD MUSIC AND CHAOS Nearest station: Totteridge and Whetstone Sweets Way Resists is a campaign led by residents of the Sweets Way Estate in Barnet and their supporters, …Read more

SXSW Statement

Some time ago when I was a newly recovering junkie sinking my teeth into succulent transatlantic fame we were contacted by a respected filmmaker who asked if I’d like to make a documentary about happiness and I leapt, ego first into a caper that would take 7 years and as many directors to complete. Due …Read more

Back on air – new podcast

Me, Matt Morgan and Mr Gee back on air – Episode 1 available Wednesday. Go to the Russell Brand Podcast page on Audioboom for more info, previews and snippets

Voltaire’s virtue by Mr Gee

“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it” – Voltaire Today Charlie Hebdo is making the news once again with the publication of its “Survivor” issue depicting a cartoon of a weeping Prophet Muhammad. After a horrific week for France which has seen the acts …Read more


Away on holiday in a low signal land events in Paris are glimpsed as if through a crack in a door back to a terrible and confusing world. This violence now though has the eerie familiarity and bilious dread of a recurring nightmare and can be pieced together with weary glances at airport lounge TVs, …Read more

New Era 4 All

The 93 families of the New Era estate have achieved an incredible victory against greedy corporations and lazy politicians and I believe, and the name of the estate suggests, this is the start of something that will change our country forever. When I first clattered into Lindsey, Lynsay and Danielle in Hoxton market, East London, …Read more