Selling over 300,000 tickets, Russell Howard’s previous third and biggest sell-out world tour to date, "Respite," saw him play the UK, USA, Europe, Australia & New Zealand taking him across 24 countries in 3 continents in total. The tour concluded with Russell taping his second Netflix special, "Lubricant" which is streaming internationally now.
Russell recently filmed his sixth series of "The Russell Howard Hour" where he shares his takes on stories dominating the cultural zeitgeist. The show features in-depth interviews, with an array of fascinating previous guests including Greta Thunberg, Ed Sheeran, Matthew McConaughey, Naomi Klein, Jim Carrey, Brian Cox, and Elizabeth Banks and is available on Russell’s YouTube channel, with over 1.4 million subscribers. Russell has had over 1 billion views on his content on his official social media channels.
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Location Te wāhi
Aotea CentrePlan your route
Getting there Te huarahi ki reira
The Aotea Centre is a short walk up Queen Street from Britomart station, and the Civic car park is conveniently located beside the venue if you’re driving.
Local tip He tīwhiri mō te rohe
Check out the sculpture of celebrated Kiwi opera singer Dame Kiri Te Kanawa which sits on Level 3 of the Aotea Centre. It was created by local artist Terry Stringer and unveiled by Dame Kiri Te Kanawa herself when the auditorium was named in her honour in 2019.