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Omid Djalili brings the laughs to Weston's Grand Pier
4:38pm Friday 3rd August 2012 in Somerset
MULTI-award winning stand-up, international film star and acclaimed writer/producer Omid Djalili comes to Weston’s Grand Pier for a special one-off date with his critically acclaimed show, Tour of Duty.
With a career in comedy spanning three decades, Omid Djalili’s legendary performances on stage and screen have won him fans and plaudits the world over. Renowned for his razor sharp wit, boundless energy and expertly crafted cultural observations, Omid’s original material continues to explore the diversity of modern Britain and he remains one of the most exciting entertainers on the circuit. Omid said: "I've mulled and mused. A lot has happened in my life. I've teetered on the edge of oblivion. I'm back. Let's see what happens"
Recognised as a stellar showman, in recent years Omid has won rave reviews as Fagin in West-End smash-hit Oliver!, gained praise for his award winning role as Mahmud Nasir in The Infidel, helping propel the film to worldwide distribution, and starred alongside international talent in the blockbusting Sex And The City 2 and Brit-hit Mr. Nice. Further successes include two series of his BBC One show The Omid Djalili Show, the release of highly acclaimed DVDs No Agenda and Live in London, as well as sell out live tours in 2007, 2008 and 2011. Tour of Duty comes to the Grand Pier on September 14 at 8pm. Tickets cost £25, available on 01934-620238 and online at www.grandpier.co.uk