Paul Zerdin is arguably the UK’s number one ventriloquist and is perfect for your corporate event, theatrical production, TV appearance or high end private function.
Paul Zerdin is arguably the UK’s number one ventriloquist and made his TV debut in 1993 as the host of GMTV’s ‘Rise and Shine’. He then went on to win ITV’s The Big Big Talent Show, hosted by Jonathan Ross.
Since then he has appeared on countless TV shows including The World Stands Up (Comedy Central), The Stand Up Show BBC!, Just for Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival, Comedy Rocks with Jason Manford (ITV1), Tonight at The London Palladium (ITV1), Michael McIntyre’s Big Christmas Show (BBC1)and three appearances at The Royal Variety Performance.
Winning Series 10 of America’s Got Talent in September 2015, Zerdin and his sidekicks soon went viral on YouTube, receiving millions of views from around the world. Paul Zerdin has helped make ventriloquism cool again.
From Ray Alan through to Keith Harris, ventriloquists have been a staple of UK entertainment for years, but it has taken Paul Zerdin to make it cool, by bringing his mix of stand-up and ventriloquism to the forefront of contemporary entertainment.
First & Foremost Entertainment are delighted to be able to offer the incredible talents of Paul Zerdin, the UK’s number one comedy ventriloquist, for your corporate event, theatrical production, TV appearance or high end private function and cannot recommend this astonishingly gifted artist highly enough.
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Simply put, Zerdin is the man who can make ventriloquism look cool” The Stage
“Technically immaculate, it’s what he does with his slick talent that really sets him apart. His relationship with the characters has all the dramatic tension of a real life double act” The Guardian
“It is Zerdin’s sharp script that is the heartbeat of the show” The Times
**** ”Pure audience gratifying magic” Time Out
“Zerdin is the one who can make it look cool, leaving many of his contemporaries in the genre behind.” Edinburgh Fringe Review
“Paul Zerdin is no dummy. A ventriloquist for the South Park generation.” The Stage
“If you think the words ‘brilliant’ and ‘ventriloquist’ have no place in the same sentence, go and see Paul Zerdin for some brutal re-education” Evening Standard
“Just to underline that the big names were not going to have it all their own way, the loudest applause went to Paul Zerdin who is reviving the unfashionable art of ventriloquism” The Times
“Yes, ventriloquists can be funny too. Zerdin’s puppets are sharp – tongued, malicious little bastards. Avoid the front row, especially if you’re ugly” The Observer