Paul Sinha

Medically qualified Paul Sinha is a critically acclaimed international stand-up comedian, and has been for many years. He first achieved recognition in the media in 2006, when his solo show ‘Saint or Sinha’ was nominated for the If.comedy (formerly Perrier) award at the Edinburgh Festival.

Since then he has become something of a fixture on Radio 4 with the series Paul Sinha's Citizenship Test and Paul Sinha's History Revision, as well as his one-off appearances on cricket, the 2012 Olympics and Magna Carta. He has also been on Radio 4's News Quiz, The Now Show and has registered several victories on Radio 5's feisty weekly sports panel show Just a Minute.

As a live comic, Paul has performed several extremely well-received solo shows, has had two national tours, performed in Beijing, Munich, Amsterdam, Barcelona and Tokyo as well as many non-Olympic cities round the world. He appeared in the first two series of Stewart Lee's TV show Alternative Comedy Experience and in 2014 Paul was voted Best Club Comedian in the Chortle Awards.

In addition to all this, Paul has carved out a further career as a professional quizzer, attaining grandmaster status in 2014 and reaching a career-high of a UK ranking of 7 in 2015. Since 2011 Paul has been one of the regular Chasers on ITV’s ‘The Chase’.