The Chase bosses have put "plans in place" to help Paul Sinha through his health battle

Publish Date
Friday, 13 September 2019, 4:03PM

Paul "The Sinnerman" Sinha is a fan favourite on The Chase, he's known for his great quips and quick wit, but the much-loved Chaser recently revealed he's battling Parkinson's.

While fans were worried the condition - in which sufferers experience tremors and slowness of movement - would mean the end of Paul's Chase career, ITV bosses have come up with a plan to help him stay on the quiz show.

Speaking about Paul's diagnosis this week, fellow Chaser Mark "The Beast" Labbett revealed all, saying: "Paul will still be doing The Chase. There are plans afoot if the worst comes to the worst for how to deal with moving him down the set.

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"If he has problems walking we will literally show him walking once. That is courtesy."

Mark added: "His mind is still great. He won the British quiz championships at the weekend." 

Paul previously said he intended to "keep Chasing, keep writing and performing comedy [and] keep quizzing" while joking that appearing on Dancing on Ice was probably "out of the question".

"A lot of people have asked, 'What can I do to help?'" he finished his post. "The answer is to treat me exactly the same as before."