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Sat 27th Jul at 7:30pm
Comedy Carpet Live
@ Blackpool Winter Gardens, Blackpool
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Comedy Carpet Live: Omid Djalili, Mark Watson, Daniel Sloss, Lucy Beaumont
Part of Blackpool's Comedy Carpet Live Festival, this is an evening of side-splitting humour starring international Iranian comedian Omid Djalili, Mark Watson (8 Out Of 10 Cats, Live At The Apollo), Daniel Sloss (Michael McIntyre's Roadshow) and Lucy Beaumont, BBC Radio 2's Comedian of the Year.
Purchase tickets for this show and Paul Merton's Silent Clowns on Sunday 28th July at the Winter Gardens for just £30 per person.
One of Britain's freshest and most original comics, this British-born Iranian hams the accent and underlines the cliches before pulling the Persian rug from under the audience. With a career in comedy spanning across 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, his original material continues to explore the diversity of modern Britain and he remains one of the most exciting entertainers on the circuit.
A firm favourite at the Edinburgh Festival, Omid's stand-up awards include the Time Out Award for Best Stand Up and the EMMA Award. He's also been a nominee for a Perrier Award and the South Bank Award. Omid was also awarded a Best Actor award at the Turin Film Festival for his lead performance in The Infidel.
'To carve yourself out a career as the thinking person's Iranian comedian in this political climate takes a fine brain and a masterful way with the audience. There is no question that Omid Djalili possesses both' (The Sunday Times)
'Right now, the Iranian Djalili is probably one of the most subversive, let alone funniest, comedians around' (The Guardian).
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The 2006 If.comedies Panel Prize Winner and Time Out's No 1 Critic's Choice. He was also a regular on BBC2's 'Mock The Week', host of ITV's 'Mark Watson Kicks Off', been in his own Radio 4 series, published his second novel and performed sell-out runs at the Adelaide and Melbourne comedy festivals and the Sydney Opera House.
'The highest achiever the Edinburgh Festival has seen this decade. A huge comic presence' (The Times)
'Simply Exhilarating' (The Daily Telegraph)
'Mark Watson is a Prodigy' (The Guardian).
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Following the success of his 2009 Edinburgh show, Teenage Kicks, Daniel made his national television stand-up debut on Ch4's Paul O'Grady Show in September 2009, which was followed by his solo London debut at the prestigious Soho Theatre where he became the youngest ever stand-up to perform solo at the theatre and also in the West End.
He started doing stand-up aged 16 as well as starring in his own BBC show 'The Adventures of Daniel' and selling out three Fringe seasons in 2008-2010 - all before he started to shave. He has performed in Europe, Australia and South East Asia and is the winner of 2011's Scottish Variety Award.
'Nothing short of hysterical. A stunning show of observational humour. We will be hearing a lot more from this boy in the future' (Sunday Express)
'Charming, self-deprecating and genuinely funny' (Time Out)
'For those who still view him as a precocious comedy boychild, Daniel Sloss has suddenly become a strong man of stand-up… Has them rolling in the aisles' (The Scotsman)
'A star in the making... Unstoppable!' (The Daily Telegraph).
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BBC New Comedy Award Winner 2012 and Chortle Best Newcomer Winner.
'She has that intangible something that gives her an innately charismatic stage
presence. She's slight and vulnerable, a bit ditzy, and utterly charming' (Chortle)
'Devastating comic timing' (The Stage).
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Venue: Blackpool Winter Gardens
Enquiries: 01253 62 52 52
→ Blackpool North 7 min walk