Rodney Marks

Comedy, Creative Entertainment, Hosts/MC's

Rodney Marks is Australia's (mis)leading corporate comedian, a perpetrator of “Hoaxes and Jokeses”. His comedy satirises management language, and is usually in the form of fraudulent keynote speeches at business events. He is also a comedy MC.

Rodney is the creator of 340 joke-name double-talking characters, and has performed over 2,000 comic hoaxes since 1991. He has performed throughout Australia, and has had over 30 international tours to England, Mauritius, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, Fiji, Vanuatu, and the United States.

In 2011, Rodney was named Keynote Speaker of the Year by the National Speakers Association of Australia.


“Your involvement was wonderfully received by the audience.”

“Thank you for your brilliant portrayal.”
“You involved our guests in a very successful farce.”
Cathay Pacific

“Excellent. Well researched, well presented - totally engaged the audience.”
“For an organisation in technological shellshock, you were a fantastic antidote.”
Commonwealth Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
“Your performance was wonderful and very entertaining.”
“You made it the best function ever conducted by this organisation.”
Energy Australia
“Feedback has been excellent - you certainly carried off your part very well.”

“My employees were wonderfully entertained.”
Hachette Filipacchi Media, New York City

“You did a superb job of fooling a group of experienced managers not easily misled.”
Harvard Business School, Boston
“Thanks for the great job you did last week. The group spoke about it into the early hours.”
“All the feedback has been absolutely amazing, the best promotional event ever.”
“A most enjoyable hoax. We all thoroughly enjoyed your style and content.”
“Your display was masterful and the hoax worked a treat to unfreeze our large conference.”
Sara Lee
“Your after-dinner speech was riotously funny.”
“You had the highest score of any speaker, and have been the talking point ever since.”
“Everyone had an absolute ball - I have never seen so many smiling faces.”
Zurich Insurance