Omid Djalili to appear at Cambridge Corn Exchange
PUBLISHED: 11:00 16 March 2017 | UPDATED: 11:00 16 March 2017
Omid Djalili brings his stand-up show Schmuck for a Night to Cambridge Corn Exchange on April 15.
He’s aged 51 now. His first stand-up success was at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 1995 with a show called Short, Fat Kebab Shop Owner’s Son, followed in 1996 by another called The Arab and the Jew with Jewish comedian Ivor Dembina.
He has performed in Australia, Ireland, Sweden, Belgium, Canada and the United States, where he had his own HBO special and did 22 episodes of the NBC sitcom Whoopi with Whoopi Goldberg.
In 2005, he appeared on the British TV show Top Gear as a celebrity driver. That year he broke Edinburgh Festival box office records with over 16,500 ticket sales. In March 2007, he was voted by the British public as as one of the 100 greatest stand-ups in a Channel 4 programme.
8pm. 16+ only. Tickets £26.75 from 01223 357851 or www.cornex.co.uk.