Musical Cabaret Performer & Compère
Paulus is an award-winning cabaret performer with over 30 years’ experience. His quick-witted, razor-tongued patter and songs have graced music halls, burlesque houses, stadiums and clubs across the world, including Paris, Rome, Dublin Berlin, Manhattan, Melbourne and extensively throughout the UK.
Whether in drag, as The Ringmaster (great for family-friendly, daytime events and festivals!) or in sharp jacket and florid shirt combo, Paulus delivers the perfect blend of entertainment and information to make sure that events go smoothly with the help of his unique flair.
Prominently featured on BBC1 Saturday night TV show ‘All Together Now’ during 2018 & 2019 as the hardest judge of ‘The 100’ to impress, Paulus’s stand-out look and style has now been seen by millions more thanks to the award-winning show which had, according to the Radio Times ‘unearthed a TV natural’ in him. Prior to this, he had TV experience working for Sky Living and Channel 4.
Whether it’s introducing other acts as a Compère or providing up to 2hrs of entertainment, Paulus sings live to either backing tracks, live piano accompaniment or full band as well as peppering his act with jokes, banter and anecdotes of his three decades in the entertainment industry. A true raconteur, Paulus is effortlessly responsive to the audience in front of him, always ensuring a spontaneous and unique experience for his audience with his knack for ad-libbing and improvisation.
Some iconic venues Paulus has had the honour of performing at are the Café de Paris, Madame Jo-Jo’s, Birdland, Don’t Tell Mama, Knebworth, Hampton Court Palace, Café Royal, Rivoli Ballroom, Her Majesty’s Theatre, Shaftesbury Theatre, Adelphi Theatre and The Troxy.
Repertoire includes: Musical Theatre, Jazz, Cabaret, 80s/90s pop & Crooner Classics
★ Featured on the BBC1 TV show ‘All Together Now’ during 2018/19
★ An award-winning cabaret performer with over 30 years’ experience
★ Performed for big names like Moet & Chandon, John Lewis & BBC
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Here’s what Cabaret Performer – Paulus’ clients said:
Paulus is a firm favourite at the Café de Paris, London. Regularly hosting Showtime Cabaret, he controls the room with sharp wit, fantastic vocal ability and presence. Always a consummate professional and a pleasure to work with.’
– Tom Gravett, Café de Paris
‘Thank you so, so much for your involvement in this year’s Festival. I have had so many positive comments I am just going to HAVE to ask you again. It was lovely to be able to relax knowing you were doing a really professional job. You are now an important part of the team!’
– Stella Hall, Festival of Thrift
‘Paul is the consummate professional, and has been MC’ing our Alternative Village Fete for five years now. He brings humour, relaxed commentary and confidence to the role, introducing acts, chatting with stall holders and entertaining the audience. His Ringmaster is a great walkabout act in itself as well as a wonderful host!’
– Laura Godfrey-Isaacs, Director home live art
Cabaret Performer – Paulus’ previous clients:
Home Live Art
LOCOG Olympics Wrap Party, 2012 Olympics
Yellow Entertainment for Café de Paris
Moët & Chandon
Stephen A. Schwartzman (Blackstone)
Festival Of Thrift
Crazy Coqs at Brasserie Zedel