14 x MO Comedian of the Year, Impressionist, MC
Paul Martell is one of Australia’s most successful corporate comedy entertainers and MCs. A multi-talented performer, Paul adds impact to any occasion with fast-paced Irish wit and an abundant array of Hollywood impressions.
Whether he is Master of Ceremonies at a three-day conference, compering an awards presentation, creating a hoax character at a seminar or performing his cabaret show at a gala dinner, Paul stands alone as the consummate professional. On 17th April, 2018 Paul was once again voted Comedian of the Year at the Australian Variety Awards making it the 15th time he has won this award!
An incredibly adaptable and versatile performer, Paul has made numerous appearances at high-profile corporate and sporting events. His corporate clients include AMP, Ford, Norwich Union, Lend Lease, Mazda, Nissan, Elders and Qantas, Mazda, The Ridge Golf Complex, The Macquarie Network, Kirby and Lion Nathan.
His many sporting events include the AFL and NRL Grand Finals, Bledisloe Cup, A League, State of Origin, Australian Open Tennis, Formula 1, Melbourne Cup for Crown Casino and also Super V8’s on the Gold Coast.
Paul has also performed on prestigious cruise ships such as the Queen Mary and on stage around Australia with international legends such as Shirley Bassey, Julio Iglesias, Shirley MacLaine and Engelbert Humperdinck.
As an MC Paul is continually re-booked at conferences and award dinners. For example, he has toured Australia with for 3 years as MC /Comedian for the Park Trent Properties Group with Jessica Mauboy, Samantha Jade, David Campbell and Leo Sayer and been confirmed for a fourth year with Glenn Shorrock, Brian Cadd and Marcia Hines.
In April 2015 Paul and his wife Jane Scali entertained guests on the Gallipolli Centenary Cruise alongside Bert Newton, Daryl Braithwaite, Kate Ceberano, John Williamson, Ross Wilson and Normie Rowe.
Paul’s hoax characters are hilarious and can be specifically tailored to your business and audience. His brilliant impressions of Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Robert De Niro, Russell Crowe, Jack Nicholson and Nicholas Cage, to name but a few, are a highlight of his act.
A true professional, Paul Martell is an incredibly talented and extremely charismatic performer with an enviable ability to immediately connect with a very wide range of audiences.
After hosting 4,480 people at 5 Gala Dinners across Australia having Paul with us was the standout highlight. We have been overwhelmed by the feedback received from our guests at each event about Paul’s outstanding comedy talent – they all think you are Australia’s best kept secret. Anyone who can hold a room of over 1,100 people together and have them laughing so loud from the beginning to the end has a rare gift. Truly professional, best ever stand-up routine, wow’s the audience non-stop, and a real down to earth genuine person.
-Capricorn Society Limited
The evening was deemed a huge success thanks to your superb entertaining and MC skills.
Paul Martell is the best, the comedy is topical, very funny and most importantly to our company, clean!
Last night I saw the funniest man in Australia!
The Audience LOVED Paul, he had everyone in hysterics!!
-Daikin Air Conditioning
I would like to take the time to send heartfelt thanks for your ongoing support to ParkTrent over the years at its Black Tie Gala Evenings. As a comedian with us 3 years ago, you were received by ParkTrent and our clients with such high regard that your movement to MC was a natural progression. Your natural flair with the audience and your ability to connect with all cultural backgrounds has provided a magic evening time and time again. You are a true professional Paul, and a true gentleman personally. It has been our pleasure to have your talent as part of our special evenings year after year.
-Park Trent Properties Group
What MC on the planet can make our events shine the way you do! Your talent is unparalleled, your charisma charming, personality contagious & showmanship the best in the business!
-Infinity Event Management
We continue with Paul as he runs a tight ship and our audience looks forward to his ad-libbing and entertaining throughout a busy evening that could otherwise be longwinded and boring
Paul was fantastic, he’s such a delight, and we just LOVE him, what a great performer.
-Humpty Dumpty Foundation
Paul Martell was extremely well received. I don’t think there was a dry eye (from laughter) in the house after his performance!
-IGT (Australia) Pty Limited
I have lost count the number of times I have seen Paul Martell’s show over the past thirty years and he never lets you down. Always fresh, always topical with subject matter that we can actually relate to and always funny! That was a master class.