Best known as Have I Got News for You team captain and Room 101 host, BAFTA winning Paul Merton came to prominence in the 1980’s as a founder of the Comedy Store Players and Julian Clary’s writer. His quick-witted improvisational skills, surreal humour and dry delivery made him a star of Whose Line Is It Anyway? This success led to regular appearances on radio favourites I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue and Just A Minute, as well as a Channel 4 sketch show and several Hancock remakes . His latest series is Five’s Paul Merton in India, a documentary covering Paul’s exploration of the cultural aspects of the country, which was commissioned after the success of Paul Merton in China. He has written several books, including the 1995 mock autobiography, My Struggle
Paul Merton is a popular corporate host with his quick wit and ability to ad lib.