Venue 14: Gilded Balloon Teviot

Shows at this venue in 2010

Kate Fox News. Kate Fox.

Kate Fox News

  • Stand-up
  • 8 - 9
  • 5-15 & 17-30 Aug 2010

Comic poet, stand-up and sometime journalist Kate Fox, anchors her dramatic life story to the big news events. While The...   Full listing

The Rap Guide To Evolution.

The Rap Guide To Evolution

  • Musical
  • 8 - 11
  • 20-22 & 24-30 Aug 2010

See the 2009 Fringe First-winning original 'Rap Guide'. See Baba Brinkman do for Darwin what he did for Chaucer. Educational...   Full listing

The Oxford Imps. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

The Oxford Imps

  • Improv
  • 7.50 - 9.50
  • 4-24 & 26-30 Aug 2010

Returning with their stellar improvised comedy extravaganza after sell-out shows in 2008 and 2009, The Oxford Imps will teach you...   Full listing

Pension Plan. Copyright: Kudos Productions.

Pension Plan

  • Stand-up
  • 5 - 9.50
  • 4-16 & 18-29 Aug 2010

Leisa Rea (Adams & Rea, '4 Stands Up', BBC Radio 4) flaunts her gallery of failures, from cycling proficiency to...   Full listing

Checkley Bush.

Checkley Bush

  • 5 - 9.50
  • 4-30 Aug 2010

Welcome to Checkley Bush, a place where things aren't always what they seem. Come and meet the Lanarkshire Lezzas, a...   Full listing

The Rap Guide To Human Nature. Copyright: Thames Television.

The Rap Guide To Human Nature

  • Musical
  • 6.50 - 10.50
  • 4-8, 10-15, 17-22 & 24-30 Aug 2010

2009 Fringe First winner for 'his brilliantly conceived effervescent performance, ' (Scotsman, 'Rap Guide to Evolution'); Baba Brinkman returns with...   Full listing

I Kid You Not. Andy Linden. Copyright: BBC.

I Kid You Not

  • Stand-up
  • 8 - 9
  • 4-15, 17-22 & 24-30 Aug 2010

Hilarious anecdotes from actor Andy Linden's colourful life. Van Morrison's fan from hell, up close with Roman Polanski, queasiness in...   Full listing

The Unexpected Items. Copyright: Yorkshire Television.

The Unexpected Items

  • Sketch show
  • 5 - 10
  • 4-16, 18-23 & 25-30 Aug 2010

A brand new hour of sketches, songs and satire from the creators of YouTube smash hit, 'Gap Yah'. 'Saariously funny'...   Full listing

Pluck: Musical Arson Reignited!.

Pluck: Musical Arson Reignited!

  • Musical
  • 8 - 11
  • 19-28 Aug 2010

The world's funniest string trio return to Edinburgh. Award-winning Fringe favourites Pluck wreak havoc between the harmonies in a raucous...   Full listing

Princess Cabaret.

Princess Cabaret

  • Variety
  • 6 - 8.50
  • 4-17 & 19-30 Aug 2010

The 2009 Fringe hit returns. Seven Aussie women bring you a satire dealing with those meek and male dependent icons,...   Full listing

The Brothers Streep. Copyright: London Weekend Television.

The Brothers Streep

  • Musical
  • 5 - 9.50
  • 4-15 & 17-29 Aug 2010

Do you enjoy songs about evil pirate captains, the global economy crisis, movie spoilers and scrunchy-faced celebrities? Join Dylan and...   Full listing

Barry Cryer. Barry Cryer. Copyright: BBC.

Barry Cryer

  • Stand-up
  • 12
  • 6-19 Aug 2010

In spite of a recent petition, Barry returns with a show of sit-down comedy. Born outside the village of Wedlock,...   Full listing

The Bruce Collective. Copyright: Associated Television / London Weekend Television.

The Bruce Collective

  • Improv
  • 9 - 10
  • 20-30 Aug 2010

'The Bruce Collective' drag improv comedy kicking and screaming into the 21st century. Join them as they improvise a film...   Full listing

Hardeep Singh Kohli: Chat Masala. Copyright: Granada Television.

Hardeep Singh Kohli: Chat Masala

  • Chat show / musical
  • 6 - 12
  • 4-24 & 26-30 Aug 2010

After last year's sell-out fringe debut in 'The Nearly Naked Chef', Hardeep returns with a chat show featuring top festival...   Full listing

Monster Of The Deep 3D. Claudia O'Doherty. Copyright: Granada Productions.

Monster Of The Deep 3D

  • Sketch show
  • 8.50 - 9.50
  • 4-15 & 17-30 Aug 2010

The last surviving member of a colony that lived in a deep sea habitat called Aquaplex is giving a cultural...   Full listing

Phil Kay: In Tweed. Copyright: Yorkshire Television.

Phil Kay: In Tweed

  • Storytelling / musical
  • 6 - 11
  • 6-15, 17-22 & 24-29 Aug 2010

Phil Kay weaves colourful strands of natural material together that are twisted to provide strength and a rough warmth. In...   Full listing

Joe Rowntree: Peaceful Worrier. Joe Rowntree.

Joe Rowntree: Peaceful Worrier

  • Stand-up
  • 9 - 10
  • 4-15 & 17-29 Aug 2010

Star of Sky One's multi-award-winning hit TV series Brainiac: Science Abuse and host of sell-out UK tour, Brainiac Live; performs...   Full listing

The Funny Farm.

The Funny Farm

  • Stand-up
  • 13 - 14
  • 11 Aug 2010

In 1988 The Funny Farm was born, a collective of Scottish based stand-ups - come see the best of these:...   Full listing

Jarred Christmas Stands Up. Copyright: London Weekend Television.

Jarred Christmas Stands Up

  • Stand-up
  • 5 - 10.50
  • 4-11 & 15-30 Aug 2010

One of New Zealand's funniest exports is back for Edinburgh 2010. Following sell-out shows in Edinburgh and London, a starring...   Full listing

Tommy Tiernan: Crooked Man. Copyright: BBC.

Tommy Tiernan: Crooked Man

  • Stand-up
  • 12 - 15
  • 20-25 & 27-30 Aug 2010

Fresh from his sell-out solo tour of Australia and New Zealand and his third appearance on 'The Late Show With...   Full listing

Patrick Monahan - I Walked, I Danced, Iran. Copyright: BBC.

Patrick Monahan - I Walked, I Danced, Iran

  • Stand-up
  • 5 - 12.50
  • 4-8, 10-15, 17-22 & 24-30 Aug 2010

New stand-up show from the international award-winning Irish/Iranian/Teesside stand-up comedian, fresh from a sell-out national tour and regular appearances on...   Full listing

Sam Simmons - Fail. Copyright: BBC.

Sam Simmons - Fail

  • Stand-up
  • 5 - 11
  • 5-29 Aug 2010

Winner Piece of Wood (peer's choice) Award and winner Golden Gibbo Award, Melbourne Comedy Festival 2010. Winner Festival Directors' Award,...   Full listing

Caroline Rhea. Caroline Rhea. Copyright: Associated Television.

Caroline Rhea

  • Stand-up
  • 10 - 15
  • 6-25 Aug 2010

Caroline Rhea ('Curb Your Enthusiasm', [i'Man in the Moon', 'Sordid Lives' and Aunt Hilda in 'Sabrina the Teenage Witch'), stand-up...   Full listing

Lach: The Day I Went Insane. David Lachau.

Lach: The Day I Went Insane

  • Stand-up / musical
  • 5 - 9.50
  • 4-15 & 17-30 Aug 2010

World premier! Brilliant songs, comedy and revelations from NYC's living legend: founder of the revolutionary Antifolk movement. 'Face-ache funny!' (Guardian);...   Full listing

Aidan Bishop: Adaptable. Aidan Bishop. Copyright: Grant Naylor Productions / BBC.

Aidan Bishop: Adaptable

  • Stand-up
  • 8.50 - 9.50
  • 4-15 & 17-29 Aug 2010

This native New Yorker has had enough. No more Mister nice guy. Everyone is getting it in this show... especially...   Full listing

Old Rope In The Balloon. Copyright: Associated Television / Central Independent Television.

Old Rope In The Balloon

  • Improv / stand-up
  • 5 - 10.50
  • 4-9, 11-16 & 18-29 Aug 2010

Phil Nichol's famous London club. Leading comics and circuit regulars perform new material alongside a nightly headliner. Performers hold the...   Full listing

Minority Retort.

Minority Retort

  • Stand-up
  • 5 - 10
  • 4-30 Aug 2010

Admit it, you laugh at Asians all the time, but usually it's behind their back. Jason is one of you...   Full listing

Comedy in the Dark. Copyright: Thames Television.

Comedy in the Dark

  • Stand-up
  • 6 - 10
  • 6-19 Aug 2010

Enter at your own risk! 'Comedy in the Dark' makes it's debut at Edinburgh after sell-out shows at Leicester Comedy...   Full listing

Kissing The Goldfish.

Kissing The Goldfish

  • Musical
  • 8 - 10
  • 20-22 & 24-30 Aug 2010

Goldfish returns to Edinburgh with their eclectic mix of songs that range from the highly sophisticated via the wry and...   Full listing

The Nelson Twins. Copyright: BBC.

The Nelson Twins

  • Sketch show / stand-up
  • 5 - 10
  • 4-30 Aug 2010

Chris and Justin are identical twin stand-up comedians, all they need now is a gimmick. As seen on TV in...   Full listing

Comedy Countdown.

Comedy Countdown

  • Panel show
  • 8.50 - 9.50
  • 9-10, 16-17 & 23-24 Aug 2010

See comedians pitted against each other in something almost resembling everybody's favourite teatime quiz! Previous contestants included: Mark Watson, Sarah...   Full listing

Late'n'Live. Copyright: BBC.

Late'n'Live

  • Stand-up / variety
  • 10 - 15
  • 6-30 Aug 2010

The first and still the best late night show on the Fringe! The legendary late-night pick of the best comedy...   Full listing