Paul Merton
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"Paul James Martin", known as "Paul Merton" is a British writer, actor, comedian, radio and television presenter. Known for his improvisation skill, his humour is rooted in deadpan, surreal humour/surreal and sometimes Black comedy/dark comedy. Considered by some critics, fellow comedians and members of the public to be among Britain's greatest comedians, he is well known for his regular appearances as a team captain on the BBC panel game Have I Got News for You, and as the former host of Room 101 (TV series)/Room 101. He has also appeared as a regular panellist on BBC Radio 4/Radio 4's Just a Minute and as one of The Comedy Store, London/Comedy Store's The Comedy Store Players/Comedy Store Players.

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