Paul Sinha is a stand-up comedian, but you might have seen him on the telly, as ‘The Sinnerman’, catching unlucky contestants on ITV’s tea-time quiz, The Chase.
Over the last fifteen years, anyone who’s been to a Norfolk A & E or visited a London doctor’s surgery might have been treated by him as Paul is a qualified GP. He wasn’t there handing out biscuits. That’d be weird.
Eagle-eyed quiz anoraks might remember him from his less than successful appearances on Mastermind, The Brain of Britain, The Weakest Link and University Challenge – The Professionals.
But what many people might not know is that for well over a decade Paul Sinha has been making his name in the world of stand-up comedy. He’s had great gigs, he’s had horrific gigs, he’s performed at gigs from Aberdeen to Auckland and from Sheffield to Singapore. There have been eight, count ‘em, eight solo shows.
Paul Sinha is many, many things. He’s a brother, a doctor, a Gemini, a sports fanatic, a godparent, a proud quiz geek. But first and foremost, he is a stand-up comedian.
A bloody great stand-up comedian.
‘One of those comedians who makes you realise the power of stand-up comedy and the respect it deserves as an art form.’
‘This is what a good stand-up should be. Hilariously funny, passionate and articulate.’
‘Well on the way to earning himself a place in the pantheon of comedy greats.’