Gigs

A hard week, a lovely gig, a tired but happy Wes Packer…

A hard week, a lovely gig, a tired but happy Wes Packer…

This week has been difficult. As I’ve already mentioned, I’ve spent the last few weeks coming off one set of meds and onto another – with the new meds failing to counter the withdrawal from the old. So I’ve been dealing with withdrawal AND side […]

Shitting Bricks: Launching the show at The Duke

Shitting Bricks: Launching the show at The Duke

Neath…I am coming… I’ll be honest, I almost cancelled the gig. It’s been a busy few weeks – busier than I’ve been in a while – with a lot of travel, a funeral, lots of bullshit admin stuff to do for the jobs and income […]

Staying safe at the Edinburgh Fringe: Home Safe Collective

Staying safe at the Edinburgh Fringe: Home Safe Collective

Following the rape and murder of Eurydice Dixon, a Melbourne comedian, on her way home after a gig, a group of comedians has formed the Home Safe Collective. Dressing rooms aren’t safe for women these days, never mind the streets. Please give generously to this […]

Wes Packer: 40% Happy – LAUNCH

Wes Packer: 40% Happy – LAUNCH

I’ll be launching my first ever one-man stand-up comedy show at my favourite club, The Duke, Neath, as part of the Neath Comedy Festival on 19th July 2018.

A Perfect Example…

A Perfect Example…

Last night I was supposed to appear at Drones Comedy Club at Chapter Arts Centre. BBC Wales were due to be there to film my segment for a piece we’re working on for BBC Wales Live. Couldn’t do it. Pulled out. Everyone involved knew this […]

New Show Preview @ Neath Comedy Festival, 2018

New Show Preview @ Neath Comedy Festival, 2018

I’ll be previewing my new show – which may or may not include some re-worked ‘greatest hits’ – at the Neath Comedy Festival, 2018. This is my first crack at writing a coherent, personal hour (or so) of stand-up and it means a lot. Where […]