23:15 First Word
Saturday 18 June
Joe Wells made his name as a political comedian with critically acclaimed Fringe shows including ‘Night Of The Living Tories’, ’10 Things I Hate About UKIP’ and ‘I Hope I Die Before I Start Voting Conservative’, in recent years he has moved into more personal material about mental health and being autistic.
Joe is a favourite amongst other comedians and has supported Frankie Boyle, Alexei Sayle and Stephen K Amos.
In 2020 Joe went viral with his stand up clip ‘Joe Wells on having a non-autistic brother’ which gained over 1.3 million views across Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.
The First Word tent has ramped access onto trackway from Jubilee Parade. Inside, there are solid wooden floors, and seating is available.