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Omid Djalili cancels Shropshire comedy show with hours to spare due to 'security threats'

An actor and comedian has cancelled his performance in Shropshire tonight due to "security threats".

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British-Iranian actor Omid Djalili was due to perform at the Festival Drayton Centre in Market Drayton tonight at 8pm.

However, a statement released on social media today by the Centre, revealed that 58-year-old had cancelled the performance due to "increased personal threats" due to the Israel-Hamas war.

The show has been removed from both the theatre's and comedian's websites.