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Comedians, MC's and Speakers

The Comedians, MC's and Speakers listed on the following pages are well suited to corporate events and are some of the best entertainers around. If you would like to make a booking, please note the names of the acts you are most interested in and either email us via contact us or call us on (03) 9520 9109

Featured MC:

Geoff Cox

TV's Coxy's Big Break
 

RICHARD WILKINS

The name will be familiar to anyone who has lived in Australia, switched on a TV, picked up a magazine or listened to the radio. New Zealand born Richard Wilkins recently celebrated 20 years at the forefront of Australasian television, a milestone in anyone’s language.

Richard moved across the Tasman in 1980 and got his break as the host of MTV Australia. A six year run that established him as one of the country’s hottest properties.

Over the past two decades Richard has interviewed practically every major star in the world of film and music from Billy Connolly, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Diamond, Robbie Williams, Olivia Newton-John, Britney Spears, Barbara Streisand, Barry Humphries / Dame Edna and countless others. As well as hosted a myriad of top rating TV specials from the eight-hour Millennium Live, the Annual Tropfest Short Film Special and for ten years, the New Year’s Eve Festivities and Fireworks over Sydney Harbour.

Richard has also hosted hundreds of charity events over the years from Corporate Countdown, the Victor Chang Foundation, the Sony Foundation and most recently “Forever Green” for the Steve Waugh Foundation. He was presented with the Variety Club’s “Heart of Variety Award” in 2000 for his outstanding humanitarian efforts.

Currently Network Nine’s Entertainment Editor, filing daily reports for the national Today Show, regular stories for prime time A Current Affair, network News and a multitude of other outlets. Richard Wilkins’ experience and depth of talent and ability speaks for itself, he is without doubt Australia's most respected and credible television host, compere, journalist and MC both here and overseas.

CORINNE GRANT

has made a huge impact on the Melbourne comedy scene since leaving her northern Victorian home for the brighter lights. Corinne has appeared on Smallest Room In The House and UpFront Comedy for ABC-TV, Headliners for thecomedychannel, and The Loft Live on Channel 31. 

In 1999 Corinne sprang to prominence with more appearances on TV including several on Good News Week; and as one of the writers and key performers on the Channel Nine late night show Rove. In 2000 she continued with Good News Week, did a TV debate for Network Ten and started work on the 2000 series of Rove Live also for the Ten Network. 2001 sees her back on board for another series of Rove Live for the Ten Network and talking about current events in The Glass House with Wil Anderson and Dave Hughes on ABC-TV.

CHARLIE PICKERING

Charlie spent ten years travelling the world as an award winning stand up comedian before settling into the closest thing he had to a day job since he left his legal career behind. As host of The Project for 5 years, Charlie was at the centre of one of Australian television’s most daring experiments – re-defining the way that hundreds of thousands of Australians see the news.

Charlie chose to wrap up with The Project at the start of 2014 so that he could focus on his stand up and some other exciting projects, late last year it was announced that he will be joining ABC TV in 2015 to host his own brand new show.

“Charming company and a natural raconteur ★★★★”
The Scotsman

“You won’t be disappointed ★★★★★”
The Independent UK

“Dangerously funny”
Cape Town Argus

“Masterful ★★★★”
New Zealand Herald

“Stuffs more material into an hour than other comics do in two”
Herald Sun

“Australia’s Best ★★★★”
The Adelaide Advertiser

ELLIOT GOBLET

The ideal corporate comedian, very dry & very very funny. The king of the straight faced one liners, Elliot is in constant demand as a corporate presenter & of course as a comedian.
With so many TV appearances over the years it would be hard to find a person who hasn't seen him perform. Good, clean, fast & funny.

• Over 50 stand up spots on Australian national television shows
• Over 1000 corporate performances at conferences, product launches, dinners and cocktail parties
• Oodles of public performances at comedy clubs through to big theatres, including the Sydney Entertainment Centre and Melbourne Concert Hall
• International public appearances including the Montreal festival and an 8 week tour of the US
• A number of radio and television commercials in Australia and New Zealand
• Several cameo roles on television including an episode of Neighbours
• Several corporate videos specifically tailored for the client company
• Host of the Qantas in flight audio comedy channel on all domestic and international flights (since December 2000)
• Best selling book "Business According to Goblet"
• CD "Internally Beserk"

JOEL OZBORN

Considered one of Australia's funniest and most exciting comedians, Joel Ozborn's first real taste for comedy came when he won his high School public speaking competition. Rather than delivering a conventional speech on politics or the environment he chose to talk about the anxiety of Wombats, which left both students and teachers in stitches. Since then his comedy has taken him all over the world and on tour with  popular comedians like Arj Barker and Akmal Saleh.

JOHN DEEKS

John Deeks Announcer/presenter for over 40 years in the Australian entertainment and media industry including:

-Television -Radio -Commercials -Public events -Master of ceremonies -Public speaking -Media consultant -Media/voice training

John is a highly experienced, versatile and well regarded media professional. His talents are well recognised by leading media and event organisations. 

John has been the voice of Channel 7 and 'warm-up-man' extraordinaire, involved in many of the television productions we know and love including:

-Price is Right -Press Your Luck -Wheel of Fortune -Man-o-man -Bert Newton -Tonight Live with Steve Vizard -Full Frontal -It Takes 2 -The Rich List -Wogs out of Work -Dancing with the Stars -Deal or No Deal -Sunrise -The morning show -Tattslotto -Oz Lotto -Power Ball -Game Day

Every day across Australia you will hear Deeksie's voice - a trusted Master of Ceremonies, National Television presenter and leading voice-over artist.

TREVOR MARMALADE

Together with Eddie McGuire, Trevor originally formed The Grill Team. This sports and comedy show aired on Triple M Melbourne on Saturday mornings. Due to the show's overwhelming success, Triple M moved The Grill Team to a regular Monday to Friday drive time slot.
Trevor has performed stand up comedy at all major comedy rooms throughout Australia including Last Laugh, Comedy Store, Comedy Club, theaters in every state, countless hotels, clubs and private functions and all comedy festivals.

Trevor is also renowned as a director of live comedy shows and is often head-hunted to do so. He has been involved as a writer for successful television shows such as Comedy Club, The Big Gig, Larger than Life and Hey, Hey It's Saturday and wrote the successful pantomime Hey Hey It's Cinderella performed at The Palais Theatre in Melbourne during 1996/1997.

Nationally, Trevor's profile sky rocketed since he played the live cross man on "Hey, Hey It's Saturday".
In 1994 he took on the role as the man behind the bar on the top rating Channel Nine "The Footy Show". The show has been an enormous success and Trevor has never looked back.
After all Trevor's writing experience he decided to publish a book titled "Any Danger?" which was a best seller, giving an insight into Trevor's humorous slant on life.

Trevor still performs regular spots on radio, various television shows and corporate performances.

STEVE BEDWELL

The talent of Steve Bedwell is tremendous, he is a television host, a radio personality, a producer, a director, a ARIA nominated recording artist, an author and a very funny comedian.

Each morning the people of Melbourne wake up to the voice of Steve Bedwell for he is the co-host of the top rating Triple M breakfast show 'Bedder's, Tim & Margie for Breakfast'.

In 1998 Steve found enormous radio success when he moved into the breakfast shift at Triple M Melbourne. This shift is considered one of the top radio positions in the country for a stand up comedian. Teamed up with long time friend Tim Smith they have topped the ratings.

RACHEL BERGER

RACHEL BERGER is widely acknowledged as one of Australia's finest stand up comedians. Her material is political, psychological and socially conscious. It encompasses contemporary lifestyles, offering a hilarious and poignant expose of human foibles. Her dynamic presence and engagingly sharp observations have made her an extremely popular performer both live and on television, across Australia and overseas.

WHAT THE PRESS SAY ABOUT RACHEL BERGER 

"Berger, queen of stand-up satire and dominatrix extraordinaire of audiences." The Australian 
"She is one of the sharpest comedians of either gender or hemisphere" 
The List, Scotland 
"An hour with the unique Berger is like driving on a hot, dark night with high beam lights coming straight at you. She's alluring, seductive and dazzling. Two hours could be dangerous."
Time Out, London 
"An uninterrupted high-octane monologue, delivered at breathtaking speed… Elle Magazine, Britain

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