Paul Foot studied mathematics at Merton College, Oxford, with the intention of becoming an accountant. Since leaving university he has pursued a career as a stand-up comedian, with numerous television and radio appearances and several awards to his credit. He has recently released his first DVD – ‘Tis A Pity She’s A Piglet.
Paul is currently creating his new show, Image Conscious, which will premier at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe before extensive tours of UK, Australia and New Zealand.
He has previous appeared in such TV shows as Never Mind The Buzzcocks, 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Russell Howard’s Good News and The Alternative Comedy Experience as well as The Infinite Monkey Cage on Radio 4. He’s been nominated for the Perrier Newcomer at Edinburgh Festival and won the BBC New Comedy Award and the Daily Telegraph Open Mic Award.
“Quite simply, he is mind blowing, so if you fancy your mind being blown Paul Foot is one of the few comedians working today who can do it for you.” ***** – Daily Mirror
”Rarely, if ever, has this reviewer seen an audience laugh as hysterically hard or long.” The Scotsman “Simply the best comedian I have ever seen – and the most difficult to describe” ***** – Melbourne Age
“The missing link between Ross Noble and Frankie Howerd.” – London Evening Standard
“Choice silliness which no other comic could deliver anywhere near as effectively.” – Time Out Magazine