"Chowdhry has a swaggering stage confidence and a talent for mimicry." The Guardian
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Hailed as Britain’s first Asian stand-up superstar, the last few years have been momentous for Paul Chowdhry. In 2012 Paul received mainstream recognition following the success of ‘What’s Happening White People?’ Recorded at the Hammersmith Apollo. He went on to host Channel 4′s ‘Stand Up For The Week’ and was a big hit on ‘Live At The Apollo’. Paul is the current winner of the Lafta funniest stand-up award and is rapidly becoming one of our most popular comedians. Book Paul Chowdhry for a polished performer with some of the best punchlines we’ve heard for a long time.
People can’t get enough of Paul
Paul’s been touring the stand up circuit since 1998, and his 2014 tour (called ‘PC’s World’) has been extended, and then extended some more, and then extended yet further – it started with 27 dates in February and currently stands at a whopping 77 dates, with more to be added in 2015. The show has received critical acclaim, including The Mail on Sunday who awarded it a maximum five stars during the Edinburgh Festival in August. He’s also performed at Wembley, been featured as a ‘Young God of Comedy’ on MTV, become an international hit winning the critics choice award at the 2003 Smirnoff South African International Comedy fest. Closer to home he’s won Loaded’s 2013 LAFTA award for Funniest Stand Up and become one of the most indemand comedians on the circuit.
On Big and Small Screens
As well as being the current host of channel 4’s satirical Stand Up for the Week show, he’s also appeared on 8 Out of 10 Cats, Comedy World Cup and appeared twice in Channel 4’s Comedy Gala to raise money for Great Ormond Street. And he’s not only a hit in the world of comedy, Paul’s also appeared in several feature films like Colour Me Kubrik (2004), It Was an Accident and the The Swinging Frinkels.
What People are saying about Paul Chowdhry
“Chowdhry continues to reign as king of UK comedy” Eastern Eye – September 2012
“One of the sassiest, subtlest and most cerebral on the circuit Talent beyond the crass quips.” – Evening Standard
“Quickfire style. Chowdhry keeps up a steady stream of gags and left-field links that fuel what is a unique perspective of observations on British life, leaving the audience wanting more.” The Stage