Ari Eldjárn: Saga Class

As seen/heard on Pardon My Icelandic (Netflix), Mock The Week (BBC Two), BBC Radio 4: Scotland Vs. The World and The Today Programme.

Wednesday August 3rd – Sunday August 28th 2022
Monkey Barrel Comedy (MB4)

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Iceland's biggest comedian (and first-ever Netflix star) Ari Eldjárn returns for his eagerly awaited third show which includes Nordic observations on drumbeats, sleep, parenthood and much more.

'As straightforwardly enjoyable and undemanding an hour of stand-up as you'll find at the Fringe'  (Scotsman)

'A smart, savvy comedian with a hugely assured set' ★ (Steve Bennett, Chortle)

As seen on Pardon My Icelandic (Netflix), Mock The Week (BBC Two), and heard on BBC Radio 4: Scotland Vs. The World, The Today Programme, Welcome To Wherever You Are, and The Arts Hour on Tour (World Service).

3 to 28 August 2022 (not 15, 22)

17:00 (60min) - MB4

3/4 (Preview) - £6/£5*

Monday - £8/£7*

Tuesday - £8/£7*

Wednesday - £8/£7*

Thursday - £8/£7*

Friday - £10/£9*

Saturday - £10/£9*

Sunday - £10/£9*

Concessions are available on certain performances to full-time students, senior citizens and people with registered disabilities. All concessions are subject to availability.

*Use code 'ARI1' for concession pricing.

Please contact us at for alternative group size arrangements or group bookings of 7 or more. See Terms and Conditions for more information.


Monkey Barrel Comedy

#1 in Edinburgh for Bars & Clubs and Concerts & Shows on Trip Advisor

3-time Scottish Comedy Award winner for Best Club

Scotland’s Best Venue 2020 Chortle Awards.

"Fringe Heroes" - The Metro

"The Best Comedy Club in the World" - Olga Koch

The "Beating Heart" of the Fringe - The Telegraph

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Monkey Barrel Comedy (MB4)
9-12 Blair Street
United Kingdom

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Monkey Barrel Comedy is situated in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town, bringing you the best acts in the best rooms at the Fringe. 5 Edinburgh Comedy Award nominees since 2017. Scotland’s Best Venue 2020 Chortle Awards. Three time Scottish Comedy Awards winner. #1 in Edinburgh for Concerts & Shows on TripAdvisor. 

MB3 is located at the top end of Blair Street, just off the Royal Mile and can be easily accessed by Bus and Taxi from South Bridge or by foot from either Cowgate or the High Street. Please note, MB4 is accessed via a small number of steps and as with many rooms in the Old Town is not access friendly. Please see the shows we have in MB1, which is at ground level, and let us know in advance if you have any access requirements. 

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