Theatres in London are currently closed. In the West End, the closure will continue up to and including 31 May 2020 (announced on 6 April).
The show below will not currently be playing and is scheduled to close by 31 May 2020 (when theatres might reopen - this is subject to confirmation).
Original performance dates are given below and reflect any changes we have received.
Image: Soho Theatre
Comedian Omid Djalili returns to one of his earliest stage creations, an enthralling and hilarious storytelling piece recounting mystical experiences, astonishing claims, adventures and tragedies set against the backdrop of tumultuous expectation for a Promised One in Persia, 1844.
Omid portrays a rich diversity of tragic and comic characters in this revival to mark the bicentenary of the birth of the Prophet Founder of the Baha'i Faith.
A Strange Bit of History was first performed at the 1993 Edinburgh Festival, where it won the Spirit of the Fringe Award.
Over the next four years it was performed 109 times in 12 different countries.
Omid Djalili is an actor and stand-up comedian.
Theatre includes Fiddler on The Roof (Chichester) The Shawshank Redemption (Edinburgh), What the Butler Saw (Vaudeville Theatre) and Fagin in Oliver! (Theatre Royal Drury Lane).
Television includes His Dark Materials, Going Forward, Lucky Man, Dickensian and two seasons of The Omid Djalili Show and on US network television One Night Stand HBO Special, Whoopi and The Paul Reiser Show.
Films include Gladiator, the Shaun the Sheep Movie, The Mummy, Sex and the City 2, The Infidel, Casanova, Mr Nice, Grow Your Own, and Spygame.
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London W1D 3NE
Performance days & times
Monday ‑ 7‑15pm
Tuesday ‑ 7‑15pm
Wednesday ‑ 7‑15pm
Thursday ‑ 7‑15pm
Friday ‑ 7‑15pm
Saturday ‑ 7‑15pm
Author: Omid Djalili
Production: Bound & Gagged Comedy