Neil Mullarkey shows nerves can be tamed

The BBC asked me to talk about doing your best at interviews. On a sunny day I gave them the Four L’s

LONDON BUSINESS FORUM 22 MAY 2012

(Hello – these are a few notes, just to jog your memory if you were there, or spark your interest if you weren’t …Neil)

Impact: Where does it reside? Why so important?

An organisation is a social process. Not a thing, not an entity at all. In scientific terms, an organisation cannot be said to exist at [...]

neilmullarkey at TEDx

This was a step into the relatively unknown for me. Talking seriously about myself and my work. I talk about my first encounters with improv, that has become a life-long love affair. I continue to perform with The Comedy Store Players but nowadays I spend most of my time teaching the skills and drills of [...]

The Secret of Comedy

I was asked by a newspaper to write about the Secret of Comedy, summed up on one word, explained in 150. Here is what I came up with. What do you think?

The Secret of Comedy … is Listening

Whatever kind of comedy you are performing – solo or ensemble – you need to listen – to [...]

Silly Music

Ten years ago I did a show called All That Mullarkey, about how I have suffered with my silly name. Here is the overture
01 Hallelujah – Neil Mullarkey

It was recorded by a very clever person multi-tracking me and a few friends. I think it’s out of copyright so I could tell you who but it [...]

New York (Brooke T Allen)

I spent a couple of hours chatting with him and his assistant Adrienne about [...]

Welcome

Hello. I am Neil Mullarkey. This blog is to celebrate two anniversaries: ten years of doing my workshops in various organizations (ImprovYourBiz) and twenty-five years of the wonderful Comedy Store Players.

Working with different organizations across the world for a decade has given me an insight into what could be done better and plenty of ammunition for my alter [...]