Multi Award Winning Stand Up Comedian, and Blackbooks star is coming to the Forge!

Multi award winning stand-up comedian, actor, host and writer Omid Djalili brings his new Work in Progress to the Forge Comedy Club this February! An evening of experimentation from a legend on the UK and International comedy circuits.

Intelligent, always provocative, and entertaining, Omid’s legendary stand-up performances are captivating comedy masterclasses.

His infamous show: ‘Omid Djalili Live’ spanned across 53 dates including a sellout date at London’s iconic Hammersmith Apollo. He has released three stand-up DVD specials including: Tour of Duty (2012), Live in London (2009), and No Agenda (2007) as well as a stand up special on HBO!

Omid can be seen hosting his own ITV quiz show: The Winning Combination. He appeared in the smash hit Mama Mia 2: Here We Go Again, His Dark Materials for BBC1 & HBO, Letter For The King on Netflix, The Mummy with Brendan Fraser as well as his iconic role on Channel 4’s Black Books alongside Dylan Moran and Bill Bailey.

AS SEEN ON: Top Gear, Have I Got News For You, Live at the Apollo, Comedy Central, Dave, Comic Relief, Celebrity Mastermind, Michael McIntyre’s The Wheel

AWARDS: One World Media Award, Spirit of the Fringe awards, Time Out: Award, EMMA Award, and LWT Comedy Award for Best Stand-up Comedian
NOMINEE: Royal Television Society Award
NOMINEE: Edinburgh Fringe Perrier Award for Best Show.

‘So hysterically funny and at the same time so poignant and powerful that calling it stand-up barely does it justice.’ (Michael Levin, Huffington Post)

‘A thin, high cheek-boned, flamboyant luvvie.’ (The Guardian)




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