Mark began his career in the cabaret clubs throughout the UK. His innovative and creative routines brought him instant success and resulted in Mark winning the Daily Mirrors ‘young entertainer of the year’ award in 1988 with Lenny Henry winning Best Comedian.
Mark’s First TV appearance soon followed, His television debut was as an Impressionist on Live from the Palladium (LWT) along side the ‘Copy Cats Team’ with whom he was filming the TV series ‘Copy Cats’ for London Weekend Television. From that group appearance he made such an impact as to be offered his own solo spot in the next two series of Live from, and followed it up with an appearance on Best Of The London Palladium, which lead to more performances on TV shows such as:
Summertime Special (ITV), Seaside Special (BBC), The Jim Davidson Show (ITV), Tarbuck after Ten (ITV), You Bet (ITV), Blankety Blank (BBC) to name a few.
Mark then became a regular on The Les Dennis Laughter Show for BBC1, appearing in two series and one Christmas Special before Landing his own game show on ITV Called ‘Steal’ which generated an audience of 8 million at its peak, and lead to Mark appearing as Special guest Star with Les Dawson in the Box office smash Pantomime, Dick Whittington at The Manchester Palace Theatre, which also starred John Nettles and former Miss World Ann Sidney, It Ran for 13 weeks and took a million pounds at the Box office before it opened!
Then with TV companies suspending the making of new TV shows during the franchising of ITV,
Mark ventured into musical Theatre and straight away made his debut in the west-end Landing the part of ‘Greaseball’ in Sir AndrewLloyd-Webbers Starlight Express.
Following that he ventured in to music with a four-year spell touring and performing at major European rock festivals, as Lead-Singer with his band Fahrenheit, supporting such bands as Faith no More, Blur, Carlos Santanaand Toto.
Mark returned to his roots as a solo performer and with his constant need to always grow as a performer, he set sail towards the London Comedy circuit.
He has successfully topped of the bill at the Comedy Store London and on The Jongleurs Circuit for the last 10 years, and had two sell out Shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Mark has also kept his Theatre career going by Playing the leading Role Of ‘Ric’ Along side Kid Creole in the Hugely Successful Musical, ‘Oh! What a Night’. Which debuted at The Blackpool Opera House before transferring to London’s West End.
2005 saw Mark back on TV presenting Britain’s Wildest, For Sky One and appearing on ‘Superbike School’ with 5 times British Champion James Wittham.
Mark is today performing as a headline Entertainer for P&O, Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises, he is the definitive International Performer having Performed From Edinburgh to Argentina to Cape Town to Hong Kong to Dubai and all the Emirates, up to and through out Europe and all the way over to the Caribbean, but thankfully not in the same week.
A truely versatile and complete Performer who has performed superbly at every level and environment of Entertainment for over 30 years, he is available for private functions and corporate events.
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- "Natural Entertainer, born Comedian, Great Fun"
- "Giant hour-long bundle of hyperactive comedy mayhem."
- "Walker is a force of nature"
The British Comedy Guide
- "Very, very Funny ".
intensity, clearly born to entertain".
Walker in the musical "Starlight Express"
Mark Walker in the musical "Oh What A
Mark Walker in the musical "Heavenly Bodies"
Mark Walker in The Rock band Fahrenheit