"A lot of men in their forties try to do things to prove themselves. For me it was a choice of going on tour, learning to ride a unicycle or understanding Judaism."
British-born Iranian comic and actor Omid Djalili’s legendary performances on stage and screen have won him plaudits the world over. Credits include Fagin in West-End smash-hit Oliver!, Dr Rance in Joe Orton’s What The Butler Saw, Mahmud Nasir in The Infidel, Mr Nice is Sex and the City 2 and Moonfleet with Ray Winstone on Sky 1.
Omid’s stand-up awards include Time Out Award for Best Stand Up, the EMMA Award and he has also been nominated for both a South Bank Award and a Perrier Award.
“One of the most joyfully smart, stimulating and entertaining comedians this country has.”
"To carve yourself out a career as the thinking person's Iranian comedian in this political climate takes a fine brain and a masterful way with the audience. There is no question that Omid Djalili possesses both"
Omid Djalili is at St George’s Hall Bradford on Tuesday 7 October at 8pm.
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