His ability to blend piercing wit with a wide range of comedic styles, from the provocative to the silly, has made him a beloved figure in the world of comedy.
Over his impressive three-decade-long career, Omid has not only left an indelible mark on the stand-up comedy scene but has also garnered recognition and awards for his work. Winning the Time Out Award for Best Stand Up and the EMMA Award, along with being nominated for prestigious honors such as the Perrier Award and the South Bank Award, showcases the depth of his comedic talent.
In addition to his success in stand-up, Omid has showcased his acting prowess across various platforms. His lead performance in “The Infidel” earned him a Best Actor award at the Turin Film Festival, demonstrating his ability to excel in both comedic and dramatic roles. From Hollywood to the West End Stage, Omid has displayed his versatility, including a critically acclaimed performance as Tevye in “Fiddler on the Roof.”
Beyond the realm of comedy and acting, Omid has ventured into hosting, taking on the role of the host for the ITV quiz show “Winning Combination,” which premiered in November 2020. This diversification in his career further illustrates his ability to connect with audiences across different genres and mediums.
Date: Sunday, 7 January, 2024
Location: Dubai World Trade Centre