Omid, 54, starred in last week’s fourth episode of His Dark Materials as Dr. Lanselius, the diplomatic Consul of the witches of the North, in a meeting which saw Lyra Belacqua (Dafne Keen) trying to get to get answers about the mysterious Obligation Board. Amongst the cinematic scenes and twist spinning storylines, some viewers of the BBC drama might not have picked on some specific changes made to costumes to differentiate our world from the fictional reality where humans are paired with spirit daemons. However, the comedian has offered an insight to what might have been missed.
Although it may seem the attire of the characters is almost Victorian, there is method behind the time-bending fashion choices.
Speaking exclusively to Express.co.uk about his experience filming the drama, Omid explained how the costumes blew his mind.
“It was a very interesting experience because the sets are so incredible.
“As soon as you come on set, there’s this weird other worldly alternative universe they’ve created which you’re immediately a part of- even the costumes you wear.”
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His Dark Materials: Star reveals huge costume secret you missed - 'It's just weird' (Image: BBC)
His Dark Materials: Omid Djalili played Dr. Lanselius in last week's episode (Image: BBC)
Delving into the secrets of the eye-catching garments, Omid recalled how he struggled getting into his attire as everything was the other way around.
“I remember thinking, ‘How do you button this up?’ You just do the top button of your jacket and then there’s a V-shape - it was a three-piece suit.
“I thought, ‘Well that’s weird. That’s not the way you normally [do it].’
“Everything’s the same, but it’s just weird,” the Hollywood star chuckled, before explaining some of the other differences between the