OMID DJALILI LIVE Set for 2013 Edinburgh Festival, Now thru Aug 25
He's back (with a splash!) - following on from a hugely successful run in the West-End, Omid has announced a thirteen nights of Omid Djalili Live at the Edinburgh Festival this year at The Assembly Rooms, Music Hall. Tickets are on sale now.
A firm favourite at the Edinburgh Festival with his legendary performances, Omid's stand-up awards include; 'Time Out Award' - for Best Stand Up, the 'EMMA Award' and was a 'South Bank Award' nominee as well as being a 'Perrier Award' nominee.
This year, Omid will also star in a new stage production of The Shawshank Redemption also at The Assembly Rooms, Music Hall daily throughout August. The production will cast a number of comedians, yet to be announced. Omid will play the character of Red, who was played by Morgan Freeman in the 1994 film version.
British-born Iranian comic and actor Omid Djalili's legendary performances on stage and screen have won him plaudits the world over. Credits include the 'Fagin' in West-End smash-hit 'Oliver!', 'Dr Rance' in Joe Orton's What The Butler Saw at The Vaudeville Theatre 2012 and 'Mahmud Nasir' in 'The Infidel'. Most recently seen in 'Sex and the City 2' and 'Mr.Nice'.
Performances will run at The Assembly Rooms, Music Hall, 20:40, today 13th -25th August. Ticket Prices: £17.50 (£15.50). Box Office: www.arfringe.com.