About Gary Wilson
One of Northern Irelands leading comedians, Gary Wilson is much loved by audiences and his fellow performers. Admired for his professionalism in any situation, Gary has a vast repertoire of material to suit any occasion or audience.Awarded “Best Host and Compere” at the Ulster music awards, “Best Compere/Comedian” at the Music City awards 2016. Winner of best-selling DVD at Music City Awards 2017.
Gary prides himself on his appearance and it has been known for people to say – “he has a jacket for every joke!”. Topical and current are just two words used to describe his comedy stories about life, love, money, death and anything else that can raise a laugh.
Having performed in nearly every provincial theatre in Northern Ireland, as well as The Waterfront Hall and Ulster Hall in Belfast, Gary has worked with some of the leading showbiz names during his career including Jimmy Cricket, Roy Walker, Charlie Lansborough, Nathan Carter, Foster and Allen, The Alexander Brothers and Charlie Lawson to name just a few.
Gary has also been tasked to host and compere events that have been attended by the First Minister of NI, The Taoiseach of the Republic of Ireland, The American Consul, Representatives of Royalty and numerous other leading figures from around the world. Gary also includes some comedy magic and ventriloquism in his act – great for getting some audience participation. Gary is also keen to show his vocal skills with a song or two as part of his show if required – he has penned some very funny comedy songs and also enjoys songs from the 50’s and 60’s as well as some country greats.
A great people person Gary, when acting as host and compere at events, likes nothing better than going the extra mile and meeting his audience off stage for a chat!
Hilarious, Adaptable, Professional, Talented, Funny and Reliable – are just some words that have been used to describe Gary over the years.