A trained medical doctor who is perhaps best known as the Sinnerman on the hugely popular ITV quiz show ‘The Chase’, Paul has been a successful comedian for a number of years. As a club comedian, he has played every major comedy club in the UK, performed in eighteen other countries across the globe, and been three times nominated for Best Club Comedian at the Chortle Awards, winning in 2014.
Paul has taken eight solo shows to the Edinburgh Fringe, his 2006 show Saint Or Sinha being nominated for whatever the Perrier award was called back then. His 2017 show Shout Out To My Ex had a sellout run and toured nationally, with 2018’s The Two Ages Of Man following suit. On Radio 4, Paul has appeared several times on venerable favourites Just A Minute, The Now Show, and The News Quiz; and has carved out a career in factual comedy — making programmes on cricket, the 2012 Olympics, the Magna Carta, and UK citizenship; and three series of the Rose d’Or-winning Paul Sinha’s History Revision. Alongside Marcus Berkmann, he also plays for the South of England on the long-running Round Britain Quiz. On Radio 5 Live, he is a regular (and twice series champion) on the “feisty” sports panel show Fighting Talk. At the time of writing, Paul is ranked sixth in the UK at quizzing and, in November 2017, recorded his second top-ten finish at the European Quizzing Championships.
Paul is a very experienced corporate performer, equally happy to deliver a cracking after-dinner stand-up performance or host awards. Paul’s extensive quiz experience also means he’s the go to person to write and host a quiz for an organization.
As a qualified doctor and GP, Paul has always been a popular booking for medical and healthcare events but he’s also performed for the retail, legal, sports, financial, education and charity sectors. Paul’s corporate clients include: O2, Credit Suisse, ECB (England & Wales Cricket Board), Health Service Journal, Citigroup, Legal & General, Sainsbury’s, Norton Rose, Retail Week, Royal College of General Practitioners, British Insurance Institute, Digital Media Awards, BMI Healthcare, Institute of Actuaries and Morrisons amongst many others.