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The Body Shocking Show - E4
Paul has written a new factual entertainment series called 'The Body Shocking Show' which starts on Thursday March 14th at 10pm on E4. Hosted by magician Pete Firman and 'Real Hustle' star Jessica Jane Clement, the 8 part series uncovers the most astonishing and shocking things some people are prepared to do to their own bodies. For a recent article about the show in The Sun newspaper, click here.
Paul films new show with Jo Brand
Paul has just finished fiming on a new comedy show for Sky 1 hosted by Jo Brand. 'Help Me I'm Human' takes a look at how people react when confronted by socially awkward situations. Paul filmed out on location around the UK and at BBC Estree studios with Micky Flanagan, Joe Wilkinson and Sara Cox. The show is a broadcast pilot and will be on air in the New Year.
Chas & Dave documentary-BBC4
A documentary about the amazing careers of Chas & Dave will be broadcast tonight (Friday Oct 26th) at 9pm on BBC4. 'Chas & Dave: Last Orders' follows them on their recent UK tour and looks back at their lives in the music business spanning the last 50 years. Chas Hodges is Paul's father-in-law. For a clip from the show, click here.
The Body Shocking Show-E4
Paul has just finished writing and filming a new series for E4 called 'The Body Shocking Show'. Hosted by magician Pete Firman and 'Real Hustle' star Jessica Jane Clement, the 8-part series reveals the most shocking and outrageous things some people are prepared to do to their own bodies. Broadcast details will follow shortly.
Paul to guest star in 'Miranda' on BBC1
Paul has just finished filming a guest role role in the third series of 'Miranda'. The show is written by and starring Miranda Hart who Paul has known and worked with for many years, most notably in the 2007 sitcom 'Angelo's'. The new series will be screened on BBC1 towards the end of the year. Keep an eye on this website for further details.
Paul has been writing for a new comedy show which is to air from August 1st. 'Celebrity Bedlam' is created and fronted by Lee Kern and is a 6-part series that pulls elaborate pranks on celebrities. The show begins on E4 at 10pm on Wednesday August 1st, repeated each Friday on Channel 4 at 11.00pm. To watch a clip from the show on the Channel 4 website, click here.
Paul gets animated for Hotels.com
Paul has recently recorded the voiceover for the new TV campaign by Hotels.com. Paul voices the lead character, an animated host who shows customers around the hotels.com world. To take a look at the first in the series of commercials, click here.
Paul writing with Jimmy Carr
Paul is currently helping Jimmy write material for his new tour. 'Gagging Order' is on the road from April. Details of dates and tickets can be found at: www.jimmycarr.com.
Paul's show for BBC Radio 4
Paul has written and created a new show that has been commissioned by BBC Radio 4. The 30 minute comedy which is to be recorded in January, will be broadcast in spring 2012 with a view to a possible series later in the year.
The Mad Bad Ad Show-Channel 4
Paul is currently writing The Mad Bad Ad Show for Channel 4. This is a new comedy panel show series about the world of advertising with comedians Micky Flanagan and Mark Watson as team captains. For more details, and information on how to get free tickets to see the show recorded at BBC Television Centre, click here.
The Hidden Camera Family
Paul recently worked with Ant and Dec's company Gallowgate on a new pre-watershed hidden camera show for Sky 1. The 26 part series will air from November 13th. For more details about the show, click here.
Paul joins Twitter
Paul has recently joined Twitter where he will be posting random gags, silly thoughts and libelous comments. He is at: @mepaulgarner For a direct link, click here.
E4: World Of Bodyshockers
Paul has just finished writing the scripts for 2 x 60 minute specials for E4 entitled 'World Of Bodyshockers'. Hosted by comedian Tom Allen (pictured) the show looks at the astonishing and outrageous things some people are prepared to do their bodies in the name of fashion, vanity or pure insanity. The show is likely to air in December. Details to follow.
The Concert For Peter Garner
Paul would like to say a big thank you to all those who attended the concert in memory of his dad Peter which was held at The Junction in Cambridge on Thursday September 1st. The event , which was sold out, looks like it will have raised over £2000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust at Addenbrookes Hospital. The evening included sets from Kate Garner, a ukulele performance by Paul's nephew Peter, a rock and roll set featuring Jim Rodford from The Kinks, and a finale from Chas n' Dave. As the evening was such a success, Paul is considering hosting another charity event next year with a line-up of music and comedy acts. Check back here for details.
Paul attends The Inbetweeners Movie Premiere
Paul is tonight (Tuesday August 16th) attending the premiere for The Inbetweeners Movie at Vue, Leicester Square. The film was written by the show's creators Damon Beesely and Iain Morris who are Paul's old pals from The 11 O'Clock Show. The film is on general release from Friday.
Angelo's released on DVD
Angelo's' the sitcom starring Sharon Horgan, Paul Garner, Steve Brody and Miranda Hart is to be released on DVD on July 11th. The critically acclaimed comedy was produced by Damon Beesley and Iain Morris, the creators and writers of 'The Inbetweeners'. For a link to the Amazon website to read more about the series and for advance orders click here.
The Prankster - BBC3
Paul has just finished co-writing a new series for BBC3 called 'The Prankster'. A Running Bare/Big Talk production, this new hidden camera show stars Ross Lee who has worked on 'Bo Selecta' and 'Look Around You'. Ross also starred as the bald invader in the video for the 'Hot Chip' single 'I Feel Better' directed by Peter Serafinowicz. Check back very soon for details of when the series will be broadcast. For a link to the Hot Chip video click here.
Royal Wedding Crashers - Channel 4
Paul has just co-written a comedy documentary for Channel 4 with the comedian Lee Kern. Entitled 'Royal Wedding Crashers', it airs on Easter Monday evening April 25th at 10.35pm.
New Interview With Paul
Paul has recently been interviewed by new comedy website The Humourdor. The site is aimed at writers keen to get into writing comedy for television. To read the interview click on the link here.
Many thanks for all your inquiries about a possible release of 'Strutter' on DVD. It has been a constant source of frustration and incredulity to myself and Paul Kaye that MTV have never released a DVD of Series 1 & 2. Paul and I have not given up pursuing an official release and will keep you posted. Many requests have come in from fans of the show in Romania, Holland, Poland, Scandinavia, France and many other territories around the world where Strutter has been broadcast and we will endeavour to repay your support by getting something released one way or another. Keep checking back on my website for any news. PG
Paul in Reggie Perrin: BBC1 Repeat
If you missed it first time around, catch Paul's appearance alongside Martin Clunes in 'Reggie Perrin' this Sunday evening (Feb 27th) at 11:25pm on BBC1. If it leaves you gagging for more, there's a link to buy the DVD of the series from Amazon here.
Kate Garner - Tour Dates Confirmed
The selected dates that Paul's wife Kate Garner will be supporting Chas n' Dave on their upcoming UK tour have now been confirmed. Paul will be playing drums for Kate on all of these dates: March 2nd Bedford, Corn Exchange
March 3rd Potters Bar, Wyllotts Centre
March 7th Southend, Cliffs Pavilion
March 10th London, IndigO2
March 11th London, IndigO2
March 16th Cambridge, Corn Exchange
March 20th Stamford, Corn Exchange
March 24th Dartford, Orchard Theatre
March 27th Bournemouth, Pavilion
March 29th Stevenage, Gordon Craig Theatre
April 2nd Cheltenham, Town Hall
April 3rd Harlow, Playhouse Theatre
April 7th Hayes, Beck Theatre
April 12th Croydon, Fairfield Hall
April 17th Kettering, Lighthouse Theatre
April 18th London, IndigO2
April 20th Milton Keynes, Wavendon Stables Theatre
April 21st Cromer, Pier Pavilion Theatre
April 22nd Brighton, Komedia
Kate Garner To Support On Chas N' Dave Tour
Paul's wife Kate will be supporting Chas n' Dave on their Farewell Tour in March and April this year. And Paul will be playing drums for Kate on the tour. Kate who is the daughter of Chas Hodges will be performing at several of the dates across the UK including 3 nights at The IndigO2, London, The Cambridge Corn Exchange and The Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage. The full list of dates Kate will be appearing at will be confirmed here shortly. Meanwhile, check out Kate's music at www.myspace.com/kategarnermusic. Details of the tour can be found at: www.chasndave.com.
La La Land, Christmas, BBC3
La La Land, the series co-written by Paul Garner with Marc Wootton, is to be repeated on BBC3 on December 26th. All six episodes are being shown back to back so grab a beer, rip a cold turkey leg from the carcass, and tune in.
Reggie Perrin – BBC1 Thursday October 21st
This Thursday evening at 9:30pm on BBC1, Paul makes a guest appearance alongside Martin Clunes in the new series of 'Reggie Perrin', written by David Nobbs and Simon Nye.
La La Land Goes To Oz
La La Land, the series co-written by Paul Garner with Marc Wootton is shortly to be broadcast in Australia on SBS One. For a full schedule and details, click here
Another Slice Of Pizza
Paul has just voiced the new 'Let's Do Lunch' TV and radio campaign for Domino's Pizza. Here's a link to the video.
La La Land Nominated For Rose D'Or
La La Land, the show co-written by Paul Garner with Marc Wootton has been nominated for the prestigious Rose D'Or award. The ceremony will be held in Lucerne, Switzerland in September. For more information, check out the Rose D'Or website here.
La La Land is also now available on DVD. For a link through to Amazon click here.
8 Out Of 10 Cats
Paul has just finished writing for the '8 Out Of 10 Cats World Cup Special'. The show will air this Friday (June 11th) on Channel 4 at 10pm. For more information from the Channel 4 website, click here.
La La Land Comes To BBC
La La Land, the comedy series co-written for American TV by Paul Garner with Marc Wootton is coming to BBC3 at the end of April. Comedy website 'Chortle' reports the story, click here.
Lee Nelson’s Well Good Show – BBC3
Paul has just written for 'Lee Nelson's Well Good Show', a new character comedy series for BBC3 starring Simon Brodkin. For further details from the BBC website, click here.
Disgusting Bliss: The Brass Eye Of Chris Morris
A new biography of Chris Morris is released today from writer Lucian Randall. 'Disgusting Bliss: The Brass Eye Of Chris Morris' features several interviews with Paul Garner from his early days with Morris at BBC Radio Cambridgeshire, through to their collaborations on BBC Radio 1 and Brass Eye. To buy the book from Amazon, click here.
Reggie Perrin – BBC1
Paul has just finished filming alongside Martin Clunes in the second series of 'Reggie Perrin'.
The show will air later in the year on BBC1. Details of broadcast dates to follow.
The King Is Dead
Paul has recently written for a new BBC comedy panel show called 'The King Is Dead', hosted by 'The Inbetweeners' star Simon Bird. For more on the show, here's a link to the BBC website
Thanks for taking a look at my website which is still very much in development but gradually coming together. Keep checking back as content will update quite regularly. Just wanted to mention a show that is airing from January 25th on Showtime in America. It is called 'La La Land' and I co-wrote the series with Marc Wootton. Marc plays 3 characters who all arrive in Hollywood to try and make it big, but everyone else who appears in the show is unaware that Marc is an actor. For more information and links through to the official Showtime website, take a look at Marc's blog at: www.foolingnobody.blogspot.com
PG has just provided the voiceover for the new Domino's Pizza TV campaign. The adverts are airing now so should you fancy a look, or a pizza, click here.
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