Sat 1 April
Joe Wells - I Am Autistic
- Show me:
Comedian, not a person with Comedy.
Autistic, not a person with Autism.
In 2020 Joe wrote a stand up routine about his (severely) non-autistic brother. A video
of the routine went viral, gaining over 2.5 million views. Joe then found himself as an
unelected spokesperson for all autistic people. That was a lot of pressure. Everyone
wanted to know what it meant to be autistic, but he was still working it out for himself.
Follow up to the critically acclaimed “Joe Wells Doesn’t Want to Do Political Comedy
Anymore!”, this is a show about identity, neurodiversity and the pressures of finding
social media fame.
As seen on BBC2’s Ouch! Storytelling Live, BBC3’s Quickies and Dave’s Comedy Guide To
Co-Host of the Neurodivergent Moments podcast and author of Wired Differently: 30
Neurodivergent People Who You Should Know
“Some of the most surprising and thought provoking material coming from any
“A hidden gem of the fringe”