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History buff and comedian Dave Anthony was considering starting a new podcast in 2014. His idea was to write up an unknown story from American history and read it to a different comedian each week. Having not heard of the story before, Dave hoped the comedian’s reaction would be hilarious. He gave it a go and his first guest was comedian Gareth Reynolds. They immediately clicked and fans flooded social media telling Dave to never change the co-host. And he didn’t.
Sticking to the formula of Dave reading Gareth a story he has never heard, The Dollop quickly shot up the charts. Fans of both comedy and history were drawn to the wild stories and quick improv skills of Gareth. With millions of downloads, The Dollop has become a regular presence on top of the podcast charts, as well as selling out shows in both the US and Australia.
Hugleikur Dagsson is the special guest in the Iceland show. He is one of Iceland‘s most popular comedians and is widely known for his provocative and hilarious cartoons!
About Dave and Gareth
Dave Anthony is a prosperous comedian that has appeared in numerous comedies, including Veep, Arrested Development and The Office. Dave wowed many when he played an odd version of himself in Marc Maron‘s TV hit, Maron.
Gareth Reynolds is an up and coming comedian and actor who‘s most known for his appearances in Harold & Kumar‘s Christmas film, Hail Mary, Money from Strangers and Idiotsitter. He, like Dave, has also appeared on Maron‘s show.
The Dollop show (and the live podcast) takes place in Norðurljós, Harpa, on the 21st of March. Only 300 unnumbered seats are available and the price is 4.990 ISK. The Norðurljós room will be transformed into a proper comedy club with a bar inside.