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Russell trained at Arden School Of Theatre, graduating at Leicester Demontfort University in Performing Arts. He has a rare versatility as an actor, and in his four years with the award winning ‘Bite-Size’ company was cast in parts which encompassed the whole gamut of human emotions from the highly comedic to the dark and gritty in short plays which received rave reviews at both the Edinburgh Fringe and Brighton Fringe – which were eventually featured on a long term broadcast on Sky Arts

2011 he was cast as ‘ Benedick’ in the critically acclaimed long running production of Festival Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado about Nothing’. Upcoming feature films, to be released 2019 and distributed in not only the UK but the US including a significant part in award winning director Howard J Ford’s upcoming family movie, ‘Adventure Boyz to be screened at Cannes May 2019. Russell is currently working with the TBC Audio 'The Other 1%' podcasts, He’s also had the pleasure of recording audio dramas-  'Extraordinary Tales' for Amazon Prime and The Boleyn Brothers, also for TBC Audio.  He's performed in radio plays for the BBC and his currently narrating a 6 part TV series on the paranormal to be released in Oct 2019