Award-winning stand-up and comic writer, Henry Paker is one of the most sought-after comic brains in the UK. Described by The Guardian as ‘one of the funniest men on the planet’, Henry has gone on to star in BBC Three’s Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live, Russell Howard’s Good News and Comedy Central at The Comedy Store. He appeared in the BBC sitcom Josh alongside Josh Widdicombe. Henry also writes and stars in the critically acclaimed BBC Radio 4 sitcom ReincarNathan, and the sketch show Small Scenes.
2019 saw Henry embark on his debut UK Tour with Man Alive – showcasing his talents as a stand-up and cartoonist – to critical acclaim: ‘Paker exceeds your expectations in a wonderfully ingenious way’ (The Times).
Henry is one of the most in demand writers in the industry and has written for TV shows including Mock the Week, Top Gear, Cats Does Countdown, Hypothetical and Ultimate Worrier. Henry’s recent projects include work on School of Rock, Royal Variety Performance, Comic Relief and Michael McIntyre’s Big Show.
He has written and illustrated two cartoon books with Dave Skinner, Don’t Arm Wrestle a Pirate, which was made into animations voiced by Steve Coogan, and Why Steve Was Late, which was serialised in The Times. Henry has recently illustrated Kay’s Anatomy, a children’s book on the anatomy written by Adam Kay.