Paul began standup in 1999 and started the legendary new act/material night, Comedicus Erectus in Covent Garden. In 2000 he moved to New York City, where he performed at the New York, Gotham and Comic Strip Comedy Clubs. In 2001 he performed at the Chicago Comedy Festival and in 2001 and 2002 performed in the Wired For Laughs Festival at the LA Improv.
Upon his return to the UK, Paul then began performing as MC and opening 20 for many clubs across the UK, his musical finale gaining much notoriety around the circuit.
“One of, if not *the* best comedy songs on the circuit”
– Clown’s Pocket Comedy Club
In 2011 and 2012, Paul’s Edinburgh shows earned 4-star reviews.
“One to watch!”
-- Kate Copstick
“Completely amazing - * * * *”
“Masterful…sparkling vocal abilities…a born storyteller - * * * *”
In 2019, after taking some time out to be with his family, Paul made his return to standup with the launch of his own club Duck Phaser Comedy. His comeback performance was met with extremely positive feedback from audience and his fellow acts alike.
“Paul’s comic talent shines through not just from his excellent stagecraft but his natural, unfakeable charm, coupled with beautifully crafted routines and jokes.”
– Dan Thomas (Russell Kane support, TV warm-up BBC, ITV & Channel 4)
Paul made his debut at the much-respected Hot Water Comedy Club in October 2019, where his set was lauded by the audience as the stand-out performance of the night.
“Very silly; very intelligent.”
“You were easily the funniest one.”
“I would come and watch you anywhere.”
More quotes from other acts:
“You smashed it, mate” -- Gary Delaney
“Paul is a very good act. He’s had some time off but has one of the most crowd-pleasing songs I’ve ever heard in a comedy club.”
“Paul did a superb job…could have just as easily closed the night himself.”
“Paul has always been a very strong act.”
“There are acts playing theatres who aren’t a tenth the standup you are.”
“You’re such a good act, Paul. There’s just no fat on your jokes.”
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