The Happiest Olympic Worker? It’s A Once-In-A-Lifetime Job

There is no hard and fast way into the world of stand-up comedy. Some get into it through touring the club circuit, others start elsewhere in the entertainment industry, others simply aren’t funny enough.

But this Olympics volunteer may have found her true calling as she became an unlikely sensation thanks to her dry humour while she shepherded crowds towards the Olympic Park ahead of Friday’s opening ceremony.

Armed with a megaphone whilst sat atop a chair mounted on a ladder, the steward put her own spin on proceedings three hours before the ceremony’s beginning – treating the lucky spectators of Danny Boyle’s spectacle to an impromptu warm up.