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Paul Whitehouse

 
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Bio:
Paul is an iconic actor, performer and writer who has been involved in many of the best-loved comedy shows over the last twenty five years, winning 5 BAFTA’s and being awarded the Writer’s Guild of Great Britain Award at the 2013 British Comedy Awards. In the 1982 Paul established a great ... (read complete bio)
 
Paul Whitehouse Headshot

Bio:
Paul is an iconic actor, performer and writer who has been involved in many of the best-loved comedy shows over the last twenty five years, winning 5 BAFTA’s and being awarded the Writer’s Guild of Great Britain Award at the 2013 British Comedy Awards. In the 1982 Paul established a great ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
London Production at Theatre Royal Haymarket, 2021
Grandad

Productions

 
[West End, 2021] [Replacement]
Writer [Replacement]

Writing

Writer/Composer

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
London Production at Theatre Royal Haymarket, 2021
Grandad

Productions

Writer [Replacement]

Writing
Writer/Composer

Paul Whitehouse Biography

Paul is an iconic actor, performer and writer who has been involved in many of the best-loved comedy shows over the last twenty five years, winning 5 BAFTA’s and being awarded the Writer’s Guild of Great Britain Award at the 2013 British Comedy Awards.

In the 1982 Paul established a great writing partnership with Charlie Higson and Harry Enfield that culminated in The Harry Enfield Television Programme in 1990. He starred alongside Harry Enfield for two series, as well as working with other leading lights in comedy such as Kathy Burke, Bob Mortimer and Vic Reeves. In 1994 he co-created with Charlie Higson The Fast Show, a six-part sketch series for BBC TV which he co-wrote, produced and starred in. It ran for three series and won many awards including a BAFTA in 1998; the British Comedy Award in 1996 and 1997 and the Royal Television Award in 1997. The Final Fast Show Ever was made in 2001 which starred Johnny Depp.

Harry & Paul (originally titled Ruddy Hell! It's Harry & Paul) was first broadcast on BBC1 in 2007 with the second series going on to win a BAFTA in 2009. 2015 saw Harry and Paul celebrate 25 years at the BBC with An Evening with Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse being shown on BBC Two.

In 2015, Nurse which was both created and written by Paul followed on from the BAFTA-award winning comedies Help and Happiness again for BBC2; The success of Harry and Paul's Story of the Twos which received critical acclaim and a nomination at the British Academy Television Awards and was awarded two Royal Television Society awards for Scripted Comedy and Writer in Comedy.

Most recently Paul has appeared in Death of Stalin and David Copperfield, both directed by Armando Iannucci. Other films include Ghost Stories; King of Thieves; Finding Neverland, Harry Potter. He has also voiced characters for Night of the Trampires, The Corpse Bride and Alice In Wonderland.

Other radio successes include Nurse; the Sony Radio-award winning Down the Line, a spoof radio programme for BBC Radio 4 that was adapted for TV and aired on BBC2 as Bellamy's People.

2018 has seen Paul, along with good friend Bob Mortimer, star in Mortimer and Whitehouse: Gone Fishing – a run of six half-hour episodes for BBC Two.

The gentle, heart-warming series follows the good friends on a weekly fishing trip – complete with discussions about their impending mortality. Shortly after Radio Times readers voted it their 2018 TV Champion, the programme was renewed for a second series, to be aired later this year.




Paul Whitehouse News

Simon Day and Friends Announce National Tour Set For Autumn 2022 Photo Simon Day and Friends Announce National Tour Set For Autumn 2022
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2022

Best known as one of the stars of The Fast Show and Bellamy's People, with Paul Whitehouse, Simon Day takes to the road this autumn with his new show Simon Day and Friends.  

Les Dennis Will Join The Cast of ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES THE MUSICAL as Grandad Photo Les Dennis Will Join The Cast of ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES THE MUSICAL as Grandad
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2022

Mange tout! Mange tout! Celebrated comedian and actor Les Dennis is to join the cast of the smash hit West End show Only Fools and Horses The Musical from 3 October, starring as the loveable Grandad.

Save Up To 22% On ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES THE MUSICAL Photo Save Up To 22% On ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES THE MUSICAL
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jul 7, 2022

Only Fools and Horses The Musical-Save up to 22% - Book by 28 July

Save 60% On ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES: THE MUSICAL Tickets Photo Save 60% On ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES: THE MUSICAL Tickets
by Marianka Swain - Mar 29, 2022

Mais ouis, mais ouis, the world may have changed a lot since we first bid a jovial ‘au revoir’ to the Trotters of Peckham, but good ‘ol Del Boy, Rodney and the rest of the gang haven’t changed a bit...

ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES The Musical To Reopen At Theatre Royal Haymarket Photo ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES The Musical To Reopen At Theatre Royal Haymarket
by Stephi Wild - Apr 23, 2021

Stick a pony in your pocket – The Trotters are back in town! Following nearly 18-months of being holed up in Nelson Mandela House, Del Boy, Rodney and Grandad are heading back up West, as Only Fools and Horses The Musical is set to make a triumphant return to London's Theatre Royal Haymarket on Friday 1 October. 

BWW Interview: The Sleeping Trees Chat THE LEGEND OF MOBY DICK WHITTINGTON, Online Photo BWW Interview: The Sleeping Trees Chat THE LEGEND OF MOBY DICK WHITTINGTON, Online
by Fiona Scott - Dec 3, 2020

John Woodburn, James Dunnell-Smith and Joshua George Smith make up comedy trio, The Sleeping Trees. They spoke to BroadwayWorld about bringing their latest Christmas comedy show, The Legend of Moby Dick Whittington, to online audiences.

James Robert Webb Releases Timely 'Good Time Waitin' To Happen' Music Video Photo James Robert Webb Releases Timely 'Good Time Waitin' To Happen' Music Video
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 1, 2020

James Robert Webb has a knack for releasing timely songs. As the holiday season quickly approaches, the video for “Good Time Waitin’ to Happen” will help fans escape into the classic love story.

James Robert Webb Self-Titled Album Surpasses One Million Streams Photo James Robert Webb Self-Titled Album Surpasses One Million Streams
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 10, 2020

James Robert Webb’s self-titled album has hit one million streams in less than six months.

Paul Whitehouse Explains ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES Cast's Silent Stand in Honor of the Theatre Industry
by Stephi Wild - Sep 4, 2020

Up to 30 members of the cast and crew of Only Fools and Horses The Musical joined together outside the Theatre Royal Haymarket on September 3 to make a 15 minute socially-distanced silent stand.

Paul Whitehouse and ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES Cast Will Make a Silent Stand in Honor of t Photo Paul Whitehouse and ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES Cast Will Make a Silent Stand in Honor of the Theatre Industry
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2020

On Thursday 3 September at 11.00am, up to 30 members of the cast and crew of Only Fools and Horses The Musical will join together outside the Theatre Royal Haymarket to make a 15 minute socially-distanced silent stand.

Paul Whitehouse Videos

BWW TV: Watch the Cast of ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES Sing 'Hooky Street' as a Thank You to VideoBWW TV: Watch the Cast of ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES Sing 'Hooky Street' as a Thank You to the NHS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 16, 2020

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Paul Whitehouse Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

What was Paul Whitehouse's first West End show?
Paul Whitehouse's first West End show was Only Fools and Horses which opened in 2021

How many shows has Paul Whitehouse written?
Paul Whitehouse has written 1 shows including Only Fools and Horses (Writer/Composer).