The Infidel

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An identity crisis comedy centred on Mahmud Nasir (Omid Djalili), successful business owner and salt-of-the-earth East End Muslim, who discovers that he’s adopted – and Jewish.


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Director: Josh Appignanesi
Writer: David Baddiel
Producers : Stewart le Maréchal, Arvind Ethan David, Uzma Hasan
Cast: Omid Djalili, Richard Schiff, Archie Panjabi, Amit Shah
Partners: Slingshot Studios

Festivals / Awards

2010 – Tribeca
2010 – Nomination for Evening Standard Peter Sellers Award for comedy – Omid Djalili


‘Sharp, wise and very funny’ – Time Out

‘Baddiel’s script has some great gags and zinging one-liners’ – The Sunday Times

‘Clever, brave and very, very funny’ – The Guardian

‘Omid is great. Woody Allen-esque’ – Heat Magazine

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