Sunday 9 September 2018
Best known as “the Sinnerman” on the hugely popular ITV quiz show The Chase, trained medical doctor Paul has been a successful comedian for a number of years. Having performed eight solo shows to the Edinburgh Fringe to date, he has also 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.
“A tour de force of humor and insightful observation” – BBC Online
“Wonderfully inventive and intelligent” – Evening Standard
Markus is one of comedy’s most versatile performers and writers. A vicar’s son who delights in debunking conventional wisdom with a joyous combination of erudition and mischief, his wonderful performances are an object lesson in how to do stand-up. He has now repeatedly performed over the years at the Edinburgh Festival to great success and is being booked for weekends at The Comedy Store, as well as all major UK clubs.
“Witty, controversial, hip, topical and silly. He made me laugh so hard it hurt” – BBC
He started his career as a professional show-off at an early age, becoming a star-struck stage brat, working when any theatre company needed a street urchin. After a quick stint of training in Paris and with a backpack full of equipment, Andre started travelling the world entertaining the masses at circus and theatre festivals everywhere. With his head swelling and his tongue tripping one-liners, he returned home to conquer the comedy circuit of the U.K. and in no time at all established himself as one of the top stand-ups in the country today.
“An improvising comedy genius” – The Guardian