PAUL ZERDIN

PAUL ZERDIN

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Since his first royal performance in 1997, Paul has appeared regularly on shows such as: ITV’s Tonight at the London Palladium hosted by Bruce Forsythe, The Big Stage, The Freddie Starr Show, LWT’s top rated Christmas shows, BBC1’s Generation Game, ITV’s A Royal Gala, Carlton TV’s Stand Up at Jongleurs, BBC TV’s The Stand Up Show, Paramount Comedy’s The World Stands Up, Late Night with Jerry Springer, Channel 4’s The Big Breakfast, ITV’s This Morning, and BBC1’s Children in Need. He was the first outright winner, by over 100,000 votes, of the Big Big Talent Show hosted by Jonathan Ross on LWT. He made his TV debut as a magician on the BBC’s Tricky Business. However, within 6 months he appeared as a ventriloquist on Hanger 17, and shortly after, landed a two-year contract presenting the Disney produced kids’ programme Rise and Shine for GMTV. He has worked on many TV commercials including Kelloggs, Persil and Honda, and was a puppeteer in the Jim Henson film Muppet Treasure Island. He was also the ventriloquial adviser to Anthony Sher in the BBC Film Genghis Cohn. Being such a versatile performer, he is also in great demand all over the world, with frequent performances on P&O – Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean and Holland – America.

He was the first outright winner – by over 100,000 votes – of the Big Big Talent Show hosted by Jonathan Ross on LWT. He made his TV debut as a magician on BBCs Tricky Business. However, with 6 months he appeared as a ventriloquist on Hanger 17 and shortly after that landed a two year contract presenting the Disney produced kids programme Rise and Shine for GMTV.

He then went on to perform at three Royal Variety Performances, where in 2002 he stole the show at the Hammersmith Apollo in front of HRH the Prince of Wales. He appeared regularly on shows such as ITVs Tonight at the London Palladium with Bruce Forsyth, The Big Stage, The Freddie Starr Show, LWTs top rated Christmas shows Shirley Basseys 60th Birthday Special, Richard Digance Christmas Special, BBC1s Generation Game, ITVs A Royal Gala, Carlton TVs Stand Up at Jongleurs, BBC TVs The Stand Up Show, Late Night With Jerry Springer, Open House with Gloria Hunniford, Today with Des and Mel, The World Stands Up and Undercover Magic for Sky TV.

He has worked on many TV commercials including Kelloggs, Persil and Honda and was a puppeteer in the Jim Henson film Muppet Treasure Island, he was also the ventriloquial advisor to Anthony Sher in the BBC Film Genghis Cohn.

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  • Europe
  • USA
  • Ventriloquists