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Mark Maier

"It's high time someone gave him a TV show of his own" The Guardian 2005

Multi award winning writer and comedian Mark Maier, is a highly sought after performer on both the national and international comedy circuits. He has played Germany, Holland, Ireland, Hong Kong, Bahamas, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand - and has also appeared at the Comedy Store in Los Angeles and Caroline's in New York.

Recent professional highlights include two series of 'Trapped' for BBC Radio 4 - a show both written and performed by Mark (with a third series already penned), ‘Inner Voices of Men’ an Alan Bennett style talking heads series for BBC R4 and ‘Object Lessons’ - the radio adaptation of his hit 2004 Edinburgh show.

Mark’s many television appearances include; The Stand Up Show (BBC1), Dating The Enemy (ITV), Bring Me The Head of Light Entertainment, (CH5), Five’s Company (CH5), The World Stands Up (Paramount Comedy), Comedy Rules (SKY) & Live At Jongleurs (LWT). As an actor he appeared in Rory Bremner, Who Else? (CH4) and recently filmed an episode of My Hero (BBC 1).

Mark regularly performs with the critically-acclaimed 'Comedy Store Players'. He has taught improvisational comedy in London and founded the group 'MadLib' which performed at the Edinburgh Festival. His ability to tailor material on demand has also made him very popular with corporate bookers.

"A multi-talented, mercurial comedian" - The Independent

Before pursuing his lifelong interest in comedy, Mark had a successful career in advertising. In America he wrote and performed in radio commercials and won numerous writing awards, including the prestigious ‘World's Best Broadcasting Advertisement’ at the Hollywood Radio & Television Awards. He continues to be in demand for voice over work and has an extensive repertoire of accents.

Mark has several radio and television projects in development for 2006 and 2007.

TELEVISION appearances include:
GMT guest appearance 2006
My Hero, BBC 1 2006
Rory Bremner, Who Else? CH4
The World Stands Up, Paramount Comedy
Dating The Enemy, ITV
Bring Me The Head of Light Entertainment, CH5
The Stand Up Show, BBC1
Five’s Company, CH5
Comedy Rules, STV/BSKYB
Live At Jongleurs, LWT
Edinburgh Nights, BBC
Consequently - panel show for Action Time (Cable TV)
Net.Comedy for Action Time (Cable TV)
Rove Live, CH6 (AUSTRALIA)
Idents for Dream Team, Chrysalis TV
Argus Christmas Campaign 2001
Millenium Dome Commercial

RADIO appearances include:
Object Lessons, BBC R4, 2006
Inner Voices of Men, BBC R4, 2005
Trapped, BBC R4 (two series) 2004 & 2005
Loose Ends, BBC Radio 4 2004
The Stand-Up Show, BBC R2
Quando, Quando, Quando, BBC R4 sitcom
Four At The Store, BBC R4 (two series)
Six Geese A' Laying, BBC R4
LBC Radio – regular guest appearances
Fred McAulay Show, BBC Radio Scotland

THEATRE appearances include:
”Objects” Edinburgh Festival 2004 & Hampstead Theatre 2005
”Laid Back” Edinburgh Festival 2000
“Radio Daze” (sketch show) 1999
The Two John’s (Bird & Fortune) national tour 1998
“Giving Up, Giving Up”, Edinburgh Festival 1997
“Get Off With Mark Maier”, Edinburgh Festival 1996

WRITING includes
Hundreds of radio commercials for UK & USA market
Object Lessons, BBC R4, 2006
Inner Voices of Men, BBC R4, 2005
Trapped, BBC R4 – two series 2004 & 2005
Quando, Quando, Quando, BBC R4 sitcom (co-wrote)
Six Geese A' Laying, BBC R4
LIAR with Paul Kaye for Talkback 2002 (additional material)

VOICE OVER WORK includes
Many, many commercials in the UK & USA and:
All In The Game, Channel 4 2006
South Park idents
Burger King Aardman Animations

ACCENTS
Most accents but particularly strong at Geordie (native accent), Brummie, Mancunian, American, German & Israeli.

AWARDS
Hairline.Com Award Edinburgh 2004 (for “Object Lessons”)
International Broadcast Award 1997 (radio writing)
5 London International Writing Awards 1996 (radio writing)
Aerial Award 1996 (radio writing)
Hollywood Radio & Television Awards - World's Best Broadcasting Advertisement 1987

CORPORATE ENGAGEMENTS include:
Orange
Smith Kline Beecham
Bartle Bogle Hegarty
World Wildlife Fund
Bryan Trueman Associates
McDonalds
Securicor
Oasis Clothing
Harley Davidson

What the press said about Marks’s solo show “Objects” in 2004/05

“Talent to burn” Mail On Sunday 2005

“Pathos, poignancy, wit and wisdom” Evening Standard 2005

“See it” Daily Mirror 2005

“His delivery sparkles with wit, pathos and invention” The List 2004 * * * *

“ Maier proves himself quite a character actor, making these frankly ridiculous flights of fancy seem perfectly believable through precise, nuanced performances” Chortle 2004 * * * *