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

The Omid Djalili Show

  • TV sketch show / stand-up
  • BBC One
  • 2007 - 2009
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Omid Djalili unleashes his own brand of comedy, poking fun at modern life in Britain, the war on terror and his multi-cultural upbringing in Britain. Stars Omid Djalili, Tom Goodman-Hill, Richard Katz, Stewart Scudamore, Davood Ghadami and more.

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Series 2, Episode 1

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

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Monday 20th April 2009
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Omid Djalili Various
Tom Goodman-Hill Cromwell
Stewart Scudamore Ensemble Actor
Annabel Knight Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Stewart Francis American Soldier
Nicholas Le Prevost Cardinal
Shane Zaza Ensemble Actor
Nathalie Armin Ensemble Actor
Damian Kell Ensemble Actor
Dhafer L'Abidine Ensemble Actor
Dan Tetsell Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Omid Djalili Writer
Will Smith Writer
Roger Drew Writer
Boothby Graffoe Writer
Jason Hazeley Writer
Joel Morris Writer
Dan Tetsell Writer
Michael Cumming Writer
Rich Fulcher Writer
Ian Stone Writer (Additional Material)
Steve Punt Script Editor
Production team
Michael Cumming Director
Alex Walsh-Taylor Producer
Mark Freeland Executive Producer
Jon Blow Editor
Simon Rogers Production Designer
Richard Lewis Composer


Look Eastwards

Local news from Omid Djalili, with an episode of Sheiks in the City and Jihad's Army.

Featuring: Omid Djalili.

Recycling, Recycling, Recycling

Omid takes his stuff to the recycling bins.

Featuring: Omid Djalili.

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