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Omid Djalili

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westlondonlady  Female  North West London 12-Jan-2018 21:00 Message #4709491
Also saw Omid Djalili last night at a small venue in central London. Think he's doing try outs for a tour of larger venues. He was lovely & very funny. He touched on politics, religion and culture to name a few topics, and was equally rude about each end of the spectrum in each of them. Great night out.
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tumbleweed  Male  Gloucestershire 12-Jan-2018 21:11 Message #4709494
He is pretty funny too, and has acted in a few things.

There is a funny clip on Youtube with him and Sean Lock. He has Sean Lock in stitches, and one of Sean's come back lines is so well timed.
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tumbleweed  Male  Gloucestershire 12-Jan-2018 21:16 Message #4709495
The link to the clip. You may have seen it.

https://youtu.be/gx7XDVjm0Qk
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wonderoushen  Female  Gwynedd 13-Jan-2018 10:00 Message #4709520
I like him too and have always found him funny, he was in Gladiator, the scene where Oliver Reed accuses him of selling him gay giraffes, apparently being a method actor Reed really did squeeze his balls and the pain isn't acted but real.
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Timmee  Male  Hampshire 13-Jan-2018 10:59 Message #4709527
I think I spotted the comeback to which you refer Tumbleweed:

"and f*ed off."

It was rather well timed. LOL
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Timmee  Male  Hampshire 13-Jan-2018 11:14 Message #4709530
P.S. I quite like Omid, but my fave comedian is Charlie Brooker. He was on Desert Island Discs on Friday. I didn't much like his music choices but if you listen on the I-player you can skip over those. I did not have that opportunity as I listened on Radio 4 at the time.

Obviously I was disappointed that he turned out to be really reasonable, fair-minded and humane in real life - but then you can't have everything.
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JEM95  Female  Oxfordshire 13-Jan-2018 11:38 Message #4709532
I saw Omid too a couple of years ago, in our little local arts centre. It was a warm up for a larger tour.

He invited questions on slips of paper from the audience and answered them at random, it was hilariously funny - very clever too.

A very good night out.


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