Paul Foot

Comedian Profile

One of the comedy world’s true eccentrics, Mr. Paul Foot is a surreal and flamboyant one-off whose inspired rantings turn the mundane into the magical, often taking off into twisted flights of fantasy which leave his audiences half in a dreamworld and half in tears of laughter.

Finalist in Last Comic Standing Season 6 (NBC America)
Regular on Out to Lunch Series 3, 4, 5 and 6 (BBC Radio 2)
Guest on Unanimous: The Fallout (E4 / Channel 4)
Rob Brydon’s Annually Retentive (BBC)
The World Stands Up (Paramount)
Edinburgh and Beyond (Paramount Comedy)
FAQ U (Channel 4)
Guest on Big Brother’s Big Mouth (E4 / Channel 4)
Guest on Liquid News (BBC)
Stand Up Show (BBC 1)
28 Acts in 28 Minutes (BBC 3)

BBC New Comedy Award Winner 1997
Daily Telegraph Open Mic Award Winner 1997
Channel 4 So You Think You’re Funny Award (runner up) 1997
Perrier Newcomer Nominee 1998


“An absolute comic genius. He’s going to be a superstar” – Attitude Magazine

“Rarely, if ever, has this reviewer seen an audience laugh as hysterically or long” – The Scotsman

“Brilliant…very original” – The Daily Star

“Foot is Kenneth Williams on acid, a hilarious combination of pedantry, bluff and surreal non-sequiturs” – The Scotsman

“He attacks the funny bone from an utterly obstuse angle” – Evening Standard

“There is no logical reason why Paul Foot’s comedy should work, but work it does – to hilarious effect. Never has so much been laughed at so little” – Metro

“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

“Stupidly hilarious…an unforgettable show Paul Foot’s timing is spot on, his material imaginative, and he has the audience with him all the way from start to finish” –

“Multiple daftness…delivered with inspiring pedantry and passion” –