Stephen K Amos is a leading stand-up comedian, who has continually performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and other esteemed comedy venues. Nominated three times for the Chortle Best Compere Award, Stephen has had his audiences in stitches for many years. During his comedy sketches, Stephen covers topics such as racism and culture- increasing representation of black performers and awareness of the lack of Black performers on the circuit.
After making his comedy debut in 2001, Stephen has performed across the country entertaining audiences with his hilarious comedy. Having performed every year since 2003 at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Stephen is a consummate performer and covers subjects such as culture, current events, popular culture and racism. He has been part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s Great Debate winning team for three consecutive years (2006, 2007 & 2008) and has also performed at the New Zealand International Comedy Festival- where he claimed the award of Best International Comedian.
Stephen is also the author of I Used To Say My Mother Was Shirley Bassey and has released two stand up DVDs titled Find the Funny and The Feel Good Factor. He has made various TV and radio appearances, including on Have I Got News For You, And Then You Die, QI, The Wright Stuff and Mock the Week and on BBC Radio. He has also been the host of Batty Man, a documentary that told the story of homophobia in the Black British community which earned Stephen a Royal Television Society Award.
Having established a renowned reputation as a comedian, Stephen is now a leading choice as a compere and speaker for events. Throughout his comedy career, Stephen has used his platform to promote awareness of the racism that continues to be prevalent within society and to increase the representation of Black comedy performers, in an industry where there is sometimes a lack of diversity. Topics of his comedy shows are often centred around culture and anti-racism, using his shows as a means of tackling casual racism. When looking for a passionate speaker on anti-racism or for Black History Month, Stephen K Amos is a fantastic choice.
Stephen K Amos is regularly booked to engage audiences at events, read their latest feedback below:
“One of the most likeable figures in British comedy… this format suits him down to the ground”
“We roared at ad-libbing that was first-rate throughout… Amos at his best. You’ll leave the show smiling”
“Amos has the sort of commanding presence and confidence that could only have come from years of working on the circuit”