The Omid Djalili Show. Omid Djalili. Copyright: BBC.

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 2

The Omid Djalili Show. Omid Djalili. Copyright: BBC.

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Monday 20th April 2009

Omid gives some TV favourites a Middle-Eastern makeover as Sheiks In The City and Jihad's Army get the "Look Eastwards" treatment. Next, Omid dons facial hair and hose to bring Henry VIII to life in his own inimitable style, as he campaigns to be divorced from his feisty Spanish wife, Catherine of Aragon.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Monday 27th April 2009

Omid muses over the British love of queuing and football chants. Sketches include Henry VIII looking for fresh blood; Napoleon Bonaparte attempting to become a catwalk model; and James Bond getting a new customised Aston Martin DB7.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Monday 4th May 2009

Omid looks at recycling, Gordon Brown's schooldays and drug testing in sport. Plus there's a variety of sketches including a look at the charity Apostrophes For Africa.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Monday 11th May 2009

Tonight, Omid's characters include Giggles Levine, an entertainer for Starrylight Cruises with an unexpectedly offensive act, and intrepid TV reporter Clive Wallace, who poses as a radical Anglican to go undercover just outside Chelmsford.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Monday 18th May 2009

Singing star Connie Fisher turns up to pour oil on troubled waters as the sketches, stand-up and songs continue from "the man who proves you don't have to be working-class or American to be obese" - Omid Djalili.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Monday 25th May 2009

This week Omid's stand-up routine takes the audience on a comedy rollercoaster of drunk Nigerians, Fabio Capello and the Shadow Cabinet. And the series ends on a musical note with song-and-dance spectacular: Commuting - The Musical.

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