Mark Watson is one of my favourite comedians. His style, his commentary on the everyday and his ability to do so in a very relatable, conversational tone, just has me in hysterics.
So I'm enjoying my blog session this morning, considering what we as communicators can learn from the brilliant Mark Watson.
Enjoy the clip and then I've got some thoughts to share on it;
The Art of Being Natural
One of the incredible traits about Marks stand up is that it very much feels like a conversation. You could quite easily convince yourself that he's sat opposite you in a coffee shop, telling you about a story from the last few days. There's no hint of it sounding scripted (though it likely is, to some extent), in many ways, he's not the most slick of speakers yet that brings a sense of charm and intrigue to his stage presence.
Now hear me correctly - this is a refined skill that Mark has mastered. Not many people could pull of the same scatti presentation...