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The Omid Djalili Show

BBC One sketch show / stand-up starring Omid Djalili. 12 episodes (2 series), 2007 - 2009. Stars Omid Djalili, Tom Goodman-Hill, Richard Katz, Stewart Scudamore and others.

Series 1, Episode 1

Omid talks about his days as a bit-part actor, Muslim fundamentalists and Godzilla impressions. Sketches include a self-help guide to countryside survival, a wannabe actor trying to impress a famous actress, and an innocent film director who finds himself directing Osama Bin Laden.

Broadcast details

Saturday 17th November 2007
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Omid Djalili Various
Richard Katz Ensemble Actor
Stewart Scudamore Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Perdita Avery Jill's Friend
Rita Davies Grandma Thompson
Jill Halfpenny Self
Burt Kwouk Self
Nadim Sawalha Self
Maggie Service Voice Over (Voice)
John Korn Ensemble Actor
Dogan Mehmet Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Omid Djalili Writer
Annabel Knight Writer
Will Smith Writer
Roger Drew Writer
John Korn Writer
Ivor Dembina Writer (Additional Material)
Boothby Graffoe Writer (Additional Material)
Ian Stone Writer (Additional Material)
Steve Punt Script Editor
Dave Fulton Writer
Ricky Grover Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Michael Cumming Director
Alex Walsh-Taylor Producer
Kenton Allen Executive Producer

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