He spoke candidly with Saga Magazine about how he is trying to enjoy life to the fullest.
When asked about his three stents he said: “In many ways I was lucky: my dad had a quadruple bypass in his fifties.
“When I had the heart stents, the guy who did it said, ‘Well I didn’t put them in for you to go and sit by the fire, so get up and go out.’
He added: “I took him at his word, so I do a lot of exercise to keep myself ticking over.”
Paul has a very strict regime when it comes to exercise as he wants to make sure he can live the longest life possible.
The comedian said: “Weirdly, and I owe it to heart disease, it’s made me a bit more selfish about my time.”
Only Fools the musical started on the West End in 2019 with music and lyrics by Paul and Jim.
It is based on the BBC television sitcom of the same name which began in 1981.