Please Tell Me A Story

Publisher:
Somethin’ Else, Sony Music Entertainment

Please Tell Me A Story

5.0/5

Critic Rating

Omid tells his story to Felicity. Felicity tells Omid’s story to Mark, then Mark to Nabil, Nabil to Helen and Helen to Megan… each time with hilarious misrememberings, improvisations, stumbles, fumbles and laughs. Six comedians have a funny story to tell. Can they pass the story along the chain without completely twisting the tale? But this isn’t like the game you play at school where you only whisper short sentences. Each episode is a complete, beautifully written story, with each retelling getting funnier (and weirder!) as it passes on. In season 2 of Please Tell Me A Story, Omid Djalil...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Sean Malin • Vulture Apr 26, 2023

" Please Tell Me a Story feels more chaotic and experimental than anything in his previous repertoire. In each episode, Djalili cedes the floor to a fellow comedian, who relates a personal experience to another comic, who then retells it to another comic, and on and on until it circles back to Djalili in a long, playful game of telephone. No spoilers here, but suffice it to say it’s a dream episode of an increasingly essential new podcast."

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Score: 5

Hannah Verdier • The Guardian Jan 5, 2023

"Dentures, sauce and something gory with a Tory: Omid Djalili’s story may or may not include any of them. Of course it gets more twisted the further along the line it goes, with Sikisa, Helen Bauer and Sean Burke embellishing away."

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