Omid Djalili is coming to the Southport Comedy Festival

Southport Comedy Festival in association with Halliwell Jones BMW have announced another big name for this year’s 17 day event at Victoria Park.

Award winning comedy legend, actor and writer Omid Djalili will be bringing his critically acclaimed brand new show Namaste to Southport Comedy Festival on Friday 11th October 2024.

Born in London to Iranian parents, Omid has performed with great success at the Edinburgh Festival, in numerous national tours, and secured a series of successful international television and film roles, as well as his own BBC entertainment series, The Omid Djalili Show.

Omid is the third name to be announced for this year’s 17 day event which will be held for a fourth year in a luxury heated and seated marquee courtesy of Elite Marquees at Victoria Park.

Omid will be joining German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn and host of smash hit podcast ‘Have a Word’ Dan Nightingale are already on sale with more exciting names to be announced soon.

Keep an eye on the festival website or join the mailing list to find out first who will be making Southport Smile this October

About the show – Omid Djalili: Namaste

The Persian Comedy Powerhouse performs his critically acclaimed new show NAMASTE where Omid Djalili peacefully bows to his inner anger and unleashes a torrent of comedic vitriol upon the current state of this dangerously messed up planet.

No government gets a green card. No tyrant avoids a take down. No audience member leaves the theatre with an ounce of laughter left in them.

You have been warned.

“So hysterically funny and at the same time so poignant and powerful that calling it stand-up barely does it justice.” Michael Levin, Huffington Post.

Date: 11th October 2024

Tickets: £28


Doors: 7pm

Show: 8pm

Age suitability: 16+

Venue: Southport Comedy Festival Under Canvas at Victoria Park in Southport, Esplanade, Southport, PR8 1RX


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