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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.

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 4

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.

Further details

Polish plumber Andrejz returns to give assistance to another satisfied customer as, fortified by his usual cup of tea with eight sugars, he fixes not only a radiator but a husband in a coma. "In Poland, I am a leading neuro-pathologist but, here, pay as plumber much better," he explains.

Omid's unique portrayal of Henry VIII continues as the smooth-talking Tudor agrees to a blind date with prospective suitor Ann of Cleaves. "The paintbrush never lies," Cromwell says, showing Henry a small portrait. But it clearly does ...

Look Eastwards' Gordon Farahani is also on hand to promote some more television gold from the Middle East, including Saudi Arabia's Got Talent - where a ventriloquist in a burka gets three instant crosses from the judges. Omid's stand-up routine takes in Prince Charles, Barack Obama and Papua New Guinea.

Broadcast details

Monday 11th May 2009
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Omid Djalili Various
Tom Goodman-Hill Cromwell
Dana Haqjoo Ensemble Actor
Eric Carte Ensemble Actor
Regina Freedman Ensemble Actor
Dan Strauss Ensemble Actor
Mike Goodenough Ensemble Actor
Colin Salmon Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Jennie Goossens Ensemble Actor
Nathalie Armin Ensemble Actor
Will Beer Ensemble Actor
Imogen Byron Ensemble Actor
Bridget Christie Ensemble Actor
Taylan Halici Ensemble Actor
Sally Plumb Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Omid Djalili Writer
Will Smith Writer
Roger Drew Writer
John Korn Writer
Jason Hazeley Writer
Joel Morris Writer
Dan Tetsell Writer
Michael Cumming Writer
Rich Fulcher Writer
Andrew Dawson (as The Dawson Brothers) Writer
Steve Dawson (as The Dawson Brothers) Writer
Tim Inman (as The Dawson Brothers) 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

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