Omid Djalili

Britain's Funniest British-Iranian Stand-Up Comedian and Actor

Omid Djalili is a celebrated British-Iranian comedian, actor, and writer known for his unique blend of humour and insightful commentary on cultural and social issues. With a career spanning over three decades, Omid has captivated audiences worldwide with his stand-up performances, film roles, and television appearances.

"One of the UK's top comedians"

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He presents in English.

How he presents

Whether in his thick, Middle Eastern accent or his Kensington drawl, Omid's unique presentations are furious paced and filled with highly original comedy and belly dancing!

Books & Media

  • HOPEFUL - an Autobiography

In Detail

Omid has performed at major comedy festivals, including the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and has sold out numerous international tours. He has also appeared in a variety of successful films such as "The Mummy," "Gladiator," "Sex and the City 2" and "Notting Hill". and starred in popular TV series like "His Dark Materials" and "The Omid Djalili Show." Omid has received multiple awards for his contributions to comedy and acting, including the Time Out Award for Best Stand-Up and the EMMA Award for Best Comedian.


With a dynamic blend of humour, storytelling, and insightful analysis, Omid engages audiences with his charismatic presence, quick wit, and the ability to tackle complex issues with a light-hearted yet profound approach. His talks are not only entertaining but also thought-provoking, leaving a lasting impact on audiences.


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Omid Djalili was excellent. He is very personable and easy to work with. Omid is very eloquent and was easily understood by the wide variety of cultures present in the room.

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