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Paul Merton

 
Bio:
Paul Merton is a founder member of The Comedy Store Players, and still appears at the Comedy Store in London most Sundays. He is a resident guest on BBC Radio 4’s Just A Minute and is an established face on TV shows such as the hugely popular Have I Got News For You, Room 101, Paul Merton Looks at ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Paul Merton is a founder member of The Comedy Store Players, and still appears at the Comedy Store in London most Sundays. He is a resident guest on BBC Radio 4’s Just A Minute and is an established face on TV shows such as the hugely popular Have I Got News For You, Room 101, Paul Merton Looks at ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
London Revival, 2021
Wilbur Turnblad

Paul Merton Biography

Paul Merton is a founder member of The Comedy Store Players, and still appears at the Comedy Store in London most Sundays. He is a resident guest on BBC Radio 4’s Just A Minute and is an established face on TV shows such as the hugely popular Have I Got News For You, Room 101, Paul Merton Looks at Alfred Hitchcock (BBC4/2), Paul Merton’s Birth of Hollywood (BBC 2) and his travel series for Channel Five, Paul Merton’s Adventures which covered his travels in India, China and Europe. His Autobiography, Only When I Laugh reached the Sunday Times bestseller Top 10. Paul’s Anthology of funny stories, Funny Ha Ha was named Sunday Times Humour Book of the year in 2019. His first Channel 4 series, Paul Merton The Series, is due to be released on DVD this Spring.




Paul Merton News

Award-Winning Theatre Company Zoo Co Presents World Premiere Of PERFECT SHOW FOR RACH Photo Award-Winning Theatre Company Zoo Co Presents World Premiere Of PERFECT SHOW FOR RACHEL
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 14, 2022

The Barbican presents the world premiere of Perfect Show for Rachel by Zoo Co in The Pit this November. In this experimental show Rachel, a learning disabled artist, has the power to lead the creation of her 'perfect show'. Zoo Co are joint winners of The Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award with HighRise Entertainment

Review: SPIKE, Salisbury Playhouse Photo Review: SPIKE, Salisbury Playhouse
by Cheryl Markosky - Oct 5, 2022

In a fabulously fast-paced and funny tribute to Spike Milligan, writers Ian Hislop and Nick Newman affectionately convey how the extraordinary Anglo-Irishman creates The Goon Show.

Cast and Creative Team Announced For AN IMPROBABLE MUSICAL Photo Cast and Creative Team Announced For AN IMPROBABLE MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2022

Improbable have announced the full cast and creative team for An Improbable Musical, a Royal and Derngate Northampton and Improbable production. Following its critically acclaimed premiere in Northampton this February, An Improbable Musical will open at the Exeter Northcott on 27 September before a limited London run at Hackney Empire from 21 October. It will then tour the UK in spring 2023, including Gulbenkian Theatre (13 – 15 April), with further tour dates to be announced.

TOP 5 mejores actuaciones de Mireia Mambo Photo TOP 5 mejores actuaciones de Mireia Mambo
by Elena DĂ­az-Guerra - Apr 19, 2022

Hacemos un repaso por alguno de los papeles más emblemáticos de la actriz.

Paul Merton's IMPRO CHUMS Announces UK Tour Photo Paul Merton's IMPRO CHUMS Announces UK Tour
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 3, 2022

Mick Perrin Worldwide in association with Mandy Ward Artist Management will present Paul Merton's IMPRO CHUMS. Paul Merton, Richard Vranch, Suki Webster, Mike McShane and accompanist Kirsty Newton are back on the road in 2022 to visit some of their favourite parts of the UK with another evening of  improvisation. The collective improvisational experience embodied in the Chums is a joy to behold. They flex their improvisational muscles to delight and entertain audiences.

Photos: Check Out All New Photos of the Hackney Empire Auditorium as Part of its 120t Photo Photos: Check Out All New Photos of the Hackney Empire Auditorium as Part of its 120th Birthday Celebrations
by Stephi Wild - Feb 10, 2022

Brand new images have been released of the iconic Hackney Empire Auditorium, as part of the venue's 120th birthday celebrations.

Hackney Empire Announces Celebrations for 120th Anniversary Photo Hackney Empire Announces Celebrations for 120th Anniversary
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2021

Hackney Empire has announced that the beginning of a year of special shows and events to mark the theatre’s 120th anniversary year will launch on Thursday 9 December 2021, with a celebration and birthday cake, cut on stage by the venue’s Patron and iconic Pantomime Dame Clive Rowe.

BWW Review: BROKEN LAD, Arcola Theatre Photo BWW Review: BROKEN LAD, Arcola Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Oct 19, 2021

This new play raises interesting questions about father-son relationships in a world in which middle-aged men can struggle to find a role, but its lack of detail prevents its potential being realised fully

Impro Theatre Brings TENNESSEE WILLIAMS UNSCRIPTED To Edinburgh Fringe Festival Photo Impro Theatre Brings TENNESSEE WILLIAMS UNSCRIPTED To Edinburgh Fringe Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 11, 2021

Impro Theatre brings acclaimed “Tennessee Williams Unscripted” to Edinburgh Fringe Festival

HAIRSPRAY Rehearses 12 New Performers to Avoid Further Performance Cancellations Photo HAIRSPRAY Rehearses 12 New Performers to Avoid Further Performance Cancellations
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021

This comes after the show was forced to close on July 4 after a cast member tested positive for COVID-19. The closure period extended on July 12 due to “a small number of isolated positive cases of Covid-19 within the company.'

Paul Merton Videos

VIDEO: Michael Ball, Lizzie Bea, and the London Cast of HAIRSPRAY Perform on BRITAIN' Videoplay
VIDEO: Michael Ball, Lizzie Bea, and the London Cast of HAIRSPRAY Perform on BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT

by Stage Tube - Sep 26, 2020

The London cast of Hairspray performed on Britain's Got Talent tonight, 27 September at 8pm.

BWW TV: Watch Interviews With The West End Cast of HAIRSPRAY Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Interviews With The West End Cast of HAIRSPRAY

by BroadwayWorld UK TV - Feb 19, 2020

Good Morning Baltimore! We chat to the cast of Hairspray about iconic songs, the rehearsal process and returning to the West End.

BWW TV:  Watch Lizzie Bea and Marisha Wallace Perform Songs From HAIRSPRAY Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Lizzie Bea and Marisha Wallace Perform Songs From HAIRSPRAY

by BroadwayWorld UK TV - Feb 19, 2020

You can't stop the beat! Hairspray is coming back to the West End, and to celebrate this exciting return, two of the show's cast members performed numbers from the show. Watch the video below!


Paul Merton Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Paul Merton been in?
Paul Merton has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Paul Merton been in?
Paul Merton has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Paul Merton's first West End show?
Paul Merton's first West End show was Hairspray which opened in 2021