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Splash Leaps Into Semi Finals And Linda Barker Shines In Her Swimsuit

By Joe Wilde | 26th January 2013

Although it was instantly treated as a nationwide laughing stock ITV's new show Splash has been making waves (sorry) in the Saturday night ratings schedule since it aired, and now the show is in the...

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Jade Ewen And Omid Djalili Set For Diving Show

2nd January 2013

Sugababes singer Jade Ewen, former supermodel Caprice Bourret, and actor/funnyman Omid Djalili are to take highboard diving lessons from Olympics ace Tom Daley for a new reality Tv show.The three are among the contestants on...

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Comic Omid Djalili Apologises For Mocking Soccer Star

15th June 2012

Actor/funnyman Omid Djalili has apologised for jokingly comparing a soccer ace who was disfigured in a childhood accident to a Klingon character from Star Trek.The Sex and the City 2 star was watching the England...

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Susan Boyle To Perform At Diamond Jubilee Pageant

4th April 2012

Susan Boyle will perform at Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee pageant.The 'Wild Horses' singer is the latest act to be confirmed for the four-day event at Windsor Castle to celebrate the queen's 60-year reign, joining a...

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Sinead O'connor Rocks Biker Gear On 'The Graham Norton Show' Tonight

17th February 2012

Sinead Oconnor appears on 'The Graham Norton Show' tonight and, by all accounts, seemed chipper on the taping for the show earlier in the week. Wearing her best biker gear including an open leather jacket...

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Djalili's Fury Over Bin Laden Death Celebrations

23rd May 2011

Actor/funnyman Omid Djalili was upset by the celebrations that followed news of the death of Osama Bin Laden, insisting it was an "outrage" for U.S. troops to gun down the terrorist leader.The British-Iranian star, who...

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Paul Reiser Show Premiere Date Announced

23rd March 2011

Paul Reiser's new show will premiere on 14th April 2011.Paul Reiser, the American comedian and actor, will star in a new single-camera series named, 'The Paul Reiser Show', premiering on 14th April 2011, according to...

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David Baddiel Pleased With Infidel Success

4th February 2011

David Baddiel is amazed at the worldwide response to his film 'The Infidel'.The British comedian wrote the offbeat comedy about a devoted Muslim who discovers he is actually an adopted Jew, played by comedy actor...

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Djalili Mimics Khan For Drug Dealer Role

17th September 2010

British funnyman OMID DJALILI took inspiration from an unusual source for his role in upcoming movie MR. NICE - he studied film footage of legendary cricketer IMRAN KHAN.The Infidel actor plays real-life Pakistani drug baron...

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The Things They Say 16283

28th April 2010

"It's not often you have a movie where both leads are bald, hairy men." OMID DJALILI on his starring role alongside THE WEST WING's RICHARD SCHIFF in comedy THE INFIDEL.

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Djalili Warned Over Religious Comedy

28th April 2010

British-Iranian actor OMID DJALILI was warned by journalists in the Middle East his role in religiously-charged new comedy THE INFIDEL - could "get him in trouble".The Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End star plays...

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David Baddiel's Controversial Comedy

6th April 2010

David Baddiel's new movie 'The Infidel' was too controversial for the BBC. The 45-year-old comedian, who wrote the screenplay for the movie, claims the storyline of a Muslim who discovers he is an adopted Jew...

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Omid Djalili To Replace Atkinson In Oliver! Run

12th February 2009

Comedian Omid Djalili is to follow Rowan Atkinson as Fagin in the current Oliver! revival in the West End.The stand-up and actor will replace the Mr Bean star from July 20th and is set for...

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Whoopi's New Show Courts Controversy

29th July 2003

Funnygirl WHOOPI GOLDBERG is poised to stir controversy on her upcoming sitcom - by tackling issues concerning Middle Eastern people in America. Goldberg's self-titled comedy, which debuts this autumn (03), will for the first...

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