Ari Eldjárn is Iceland’s biggest comedian. Born and raised in Reykjavík, he has done numerous TV specials, sold out the National Theatre for months on end, mixed comedy and classical music with the Icelandic National Symphony and performed with comedians such as Ari Shaffir, Bill Burr and Ed Byrne. “Pardon my Icelandic” is his debut solo show in english.
The show received rave reviews and was sold out for its entire run at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe, as well as his London debut with a 3 night, sell out run at The Soho Theatre in October.
Ari has already taken part in a host of BBC Radio Comedy programmes, including Scotland Vs… The World, recorded at the Edinburgh Fringe, The Arts Hour on Tour for the BBC World Service, and has just recorded an episode of upcoming series Welcome to Wherever You Are for BBC Radio 4 as well as the Amazon series Audible Presents… live from the Edinburgh Fringe. He has just appeared on the #TrendingComics Gala at the Montreux Comedy Festival.
Due to phenomenal demand, Ari will return to the Soho Theatre with Pardon My Icelandic in March 2018.