BRITISH comedian and television personality Stephen K Amos visited Perth Modern School this month to impart some career wisdom and tell students about the importance of finding and pursuing your passion in life.
Amos told students his first comedy act was in front of 15 people, mostly friends and family.
Encouraged by the success of his first official comedy show, he booked another show only to find the reception much frostier.
Instead of giving in, however, he kept working on his skills and presentation, developing his own unique style, until the point where he was able to pursue comedy as a full-time and lucrative career.
With the audience in stitches for most of the talk, he told students that you never know what was around the corner.
“If someone had told me five years ago I would be spending my Friday afternoon in a school in Perth, I would have jumped in the Thames River and drowned myself,” he said.
Amos was in Perth presenting his World Famous show as part of the Perth Comedy Festival.