Born in Norwich, brought up in Wales the Isle of Wight, Marek never had a chance to be normal. He performed in sketch groups at Southampton University, and at the Edinburgh Festival before moving to London in 1999, where he took up a number of courses at the City Literary Institute. After appearing in fringe shows, such as the NewsRevue, and appearing in numerous short films he turned to stand up comedy. He has been performing his fast talking Isle of Wight character act since the summer of 2002. Since then he has reached the final of ITV"s Take the Mike and was runner up in the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2003. He also appeared on ITV2"s comedy show Gagging for It and BBC1"s Bring it On.
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2003 Leicester Mercury New Comedian of the Year Runner Up
2003 Laughing Horse New Act Competition Winner