Venue 14: Gilded Balloon Teviot

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An exciting, vibrant, neo-gothic mini-castle housing nine performance spaces and seven bars including the exclusive roof top bar, The Loft, is a must for Fringe-goers. A massive mini-Fringe under one roof, this iconic venue has spawned the best of the best on the Fringe! All spaces, the café and all seven bars are wheelchair accessible, with the exception of the Balcony and Billiard Rooms. Tickets available 24-hours online.

Shows at this venue in 2011

Singalong with Mr Boom. Andy Munro.

Singalong with Mr Boom

  • Stand-up / music
  • 7.50
  • 10am (1 hour)
  • 8-9, 15-16, 20-21, 27-28 Aug 2011

Singalong with Mr Boom, he's a one man band who comes from the moon with cosmic songs and happy tunes....   Full listing

Ian Billings: Dumbs Up!.

Ian Billings: Dumbs Up!

  • 9
  • 11:15am (1 hour)
  • 3-29 Aug 2011

A chuckle-filled hour of kids' stand-up comedy with international kid's comic, Ian Billings and special guest poet/cartoonist Chris White. Warning:...   Full listing

Judgestars.

Judgestars

  • Variety
  • 7
  • 11:30am (1 hour)
  • 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28 Aug 2011

Circus, silliness and dance collide in this mischievous show that lets kids be the judge of who's got talent. Your...   Full listing

How Do I Get Up There?.

How Do I Get Up There?

  • Sketch show
  • 8
  • 12:45pm (1 hour)
  • 25-29 Aug 2011

The Scottish sketch trio of How Do I Get Up There? present the best of their sell out Glasgow comedy...   Full listing

Lights, Camera, Walkies.

Lights, Camera, Walkies

  • Play
  • 10
  • 2pm (75 mins)
  • 3-9, 11-16, 19-29 Aug 2011

When yet another Hollywood celebrity walks off set, a desperate producer decides to cast a dog as his star. But...   Full listing

Dr Apple's Last Lecture.

Dr Apple's Last Lecture

  • 10
  • 2:30pm (1 hour)
  • 3-28 Aug 2011

A highly physical comedy exploring consciousness expansion and psychedelic history, 'Dr. Apple's Last Lecture' takes us into the mind of...   Full listing

Gemma Goggin: Double G. Gemma Goggin. Copyright: Working Title Films.

Gemma Goggin: Double G

  • Stand-up
  • 8
  • 2:45pm (1 hour)
  • 3-21, 23-28 Aug 2011

Baps. Mammaries. Kahunas. Puppies. The Girls. Everyone likes a good boob and Gemma has plenty to go around. Returning after...   Full listing

Tom Allen's Afternoon Tea. Tom Allen. Copyright: BBC.

Tom Allen's Afternoon Tea

  • Variety
  • 10
  • 3:15pm (1 hour)
  • 3-14, 16-21, 23-28 Aug 2011

The perfect start to your Edinburgh experience! Festival performers join award-winning Tom Allen for an anarchic but very civilized hour...   Full listing

Jo and Brydie Play Doctor. Copyright: BBC.

Jo and Brydie Play Doctor

  • 6.50
  • 3:45pm (55 mins)
  • 3-16, 18-29 Aug 2011

Jo and Brydie are best friends. Just like those people on TV, they wear pants when they travel and they...   Full listing

The Oxford Imps.

The Oxford Imps

  • Improv
  • 10
  • 3:45pm (50 mins)
  • 3-29 Aug 2011

Returning with their stellar sell-out show comedy extravaganza, Oxford's improvised comedy troupe hits your funny bones again! Armed solely with...   Full listing

The Fitzrovia Radio Hour. Copyright: StudioCanal / Universal Pictures.

The Fitzrovia Radio Hour

  • 11
  • 4pm (1 hour)
  • 3-16, 18-29 Aug 2011

Classic radio yarns, brilliantly evoking a dinner-jacketed age of casual imperialism. Roaring tales with sound effects created live! All-new show...   Full listing

Ronnie Golden - First a Fender. Ronnie Golden. Copyright: BBC.

Ronnie Golden - First a Fender

  • Music / storytelling
  • 10
  • 4:30pm (1 hour)
  • 4-15, 17-29 Aug 2011

After quarter of a century of helping others make their careers, Ronnie finally finds a reason to do his first...   Full listing

Hannah Gadsby - Mrs Chuckles. Hannah Gadsby. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Hannah Gadsby - Mrs Chuckles

  • Stand-up
  • 11
  • 4:45pm (1 hour)
  • 3-14, 16-29 Aug 2011

Hannah doesn't smile much and she laughs even less. For a comedian that's like being a transformer that doesn't fancy...   Full listing

Guy Pratt - Wake up Call. Guy Pratt. Copyright: ABsoLuTeLy Productions.

Guy Pratt - Wake up Call

  • Stand-up
  • 10
  • 5:15pm (1 hour)
  • 19-29 Aug 2011

Pink Floyd's bassist returns to regale us with more hilarious tales from the mini bar and the absurdities of life...   Full listing

Diane Spencer: All-Pervading Madness. Diane Spencer.

Diane Spencer: All-Pervading Madness

  • Stand-up / storytelling
  • 9
  • 5:45pm (1 hour)
  • 3-15, 17-28 Aug 2011

2011's breakout comedy star tells 'a cleverly inter-woven series of dark, edgy and hilarious experiences' (Theatreview.org.nz) covering one journey home...   Full listing

The Brandreth Papers. Benet Brandreth. Copyright: Thames Television.

The Brandreth Papers

  • 12
  • 6pm (1 hour)
  • 3-29 Aug 2011

An astonishing tale ... told in a loud voice ... with appropriate gestures ... and expensive props. In one fantastically...   Full listing

Love Songs for a Timewaster. Iain Heggie.

Love Songs for a Timewaster

  • Music
  • 10
  • 6:45pm (1 hour)
  • 19-21, 23-29 Aug 2011

'Well I wouldn't go out with anyone that went out with me.' This unique combination of song comedy and drama...   Full listing

Barry Cryer - Innit. Barry Cryer. Copyright: Pozzitive Productions.

Barry Cryer - Innit

  • Stand-up
  • 12
  • 6:45pm (1 hour)
  • 5-18 Aug 2011

Baz looks back on the first 50 years of his life and realises a third of it has already gone....   Full listing

Fascinating Aïda: Cheap Flights. Image shows from L to R: Adèle Anderson, Sarah-Louise Young, Dillie Keane.

Fascinating Aïda: Cheap Flights

  • Music
  • 14
  • 6:45pm (1 hour)
  • 3, 5-6, 8-16, 18-29 Aug 2011

Three times Olivier Award nominated and now a world-wide internet sensation, Fascinating Aida are still Britain's best comedy cabaret trio....   Full listing

Jarlath Regan - Shock and Ahhh!. Jarlath Regan. Copyright: BBC.

Jarlath Regan - Shock and Ahhh!

  • Stand-up
  • 8.50
  • 7pm (1 hour)
  • 3-15, 17-29 Aug 2011

No silly promises, no stupid gimmicks, no cheap tricks. Just a 'subtle yet sublime helping of observational wit that's both...   Full listing

Jessica Fostekew: Luxury Tramp. Jessica Fostekew. Copyright: BBC.

Jessica Fostekew: Luxury Tramp

  • Stand-up
  • 9.50
  • 7pm (55 mins)
  • 3-15, 17-28 Aug 2011

Jess's laugh-riddled debut. A poignantly honest adventure about trying to please everyone and eating kebabs with Chianti. Writer for Radio...   Full listing

Anil Desai.... Anil Desai.

Anil Desai...

  • 12
  • 7:45pm (1 hour)
  • 3-8, 10-18 Aug 2011

An impressionist, comedian, actor and has something brand new for you... get your laugh on... you won't wanna miss this!...   Full listing

Patrick Monahan: Hug Me I Feel Good. Patrick Monahan.

Patrick Monahan: Hug Me I Feel Good

  • Stand-up
  • 12.50
  • 8pm (1 hour)
  • 3-14, 16-21, 23-24, 26-28 Aug 2011

International award winning Irish-Iranian-Teesside comedian returns with a brand new show direct from sell-out tours of Australia, Estonia, Spain and...   Full listing

Des Clarke - Des Comedy Jam. Des Clarke.

Des Clarke - Des Comedy Jam

  • Stand-up
  • 13
  • 8:15pm (1 hour)
  • 3-9, 11-16, 18-29 Aug 2011

Scotland's star of Capital FM is a 'hilarious fringe favourite' (Daily Record). Clarke continues to delight audiences around the country...   Full listing

John Lynn: Social Notworking. John Lynn. Copyright: BBC.

John Lynn: Social Notworking

  • Stand-up
  • 10
  • 9:30pm (1 hour)
  • 3-14, 16-28 Aug 2011

One of Ireland's leading comedians, renowned for his unique storytelling ability and masterful delivery, makes his eagerly anticipated Edinburgh debut....   Full listing

Mick Ferry: Sod It!. Mick Ferry.

Mick Ferry: Sod It!

  • Stand-up
  • 9.50
  • 9:30pm (55 mins)
  • 3-14, 16-28 Aug 2011

Apparently the end of the world is nigh. Panicking or beyond caring? Here's your final chance to be petty or...   Full listing

Prepare to Be Tuned. Copyright: BBC.

Prepare to Be Tuned

  • Music
  • 10.50
  • 9:45pm (1 hour)
  • 3-29 Aug 2011

Fasten your eardrums! The next big thing in Australian musical comedy is here with their most electrifying and hilarious pop-comedy...   Full listing

Carey Marx: Laziness... and Stuff. Carey Marx.

Carey Marx: Laziness... and Stuff

  • Stand-up
  • 9.50
  • 10:15pm (1 hour)
  • 3-14, 16-28 Aug 2011

This year's show is compromising. 'Ruthlessly uncompromising' **** (Chortle.co.uk). Yet blunt. 'Knife-edged' (Guardian). Full of common stupidity. 'Rare insight and...   Full listing

The Segue Sisters in ... Jailbirds.

The Segue Sisters in ... Jailbirds

  • Music
  • 10
  • 10:15pm (55 mins)
  • 3-16, 18-28 Aug 2011

A jailhouse spectacular. Three-part harmony sensation The Segue Sisters are in prison. It's exactly like The Shawshank Redemption, but with...   Full listing

Best of So You Think You're Funny?.

Best of So You Think You're Funny?

  • Stand-up
  • 10.50
  • 10:30pm (90 mins)
  • 5-6, 10-13, 18-24, 26-29 Aug 2011

See the best of previous contestants and winners of the best UK comedy competition. A guaranteed night of big laughs...   Full listing

So You Think You're Funny?. Copyright: London Weekend Television.

So You Think You're Funny?

  • Stand-up
  • 10
  • 10:30pm (90 mins)
  • 7-9, 14-17 Aug 2011

The best stand-up comedy competition in the UK - we have whittled it down to the best from hundreds of...   Full listing

Looser Women. Copyright: BBC.

Looser Women

  • Storytelling
  • 11
  • 10:45pm (1 hour)
  • 3-16, 18-29 Aug 2011

Funny, filthy, true life sex and dating stories from real women, retold live by three of the Fringe's naughtiest comediennes....   Full listing

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical. Copyright: Granada Productions.

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

  • Improv / music
  • 12.50
  • 10:50pm (70 mins)
  • 5-16, 18-28 Aug 2011

Brand new musical created nightly from audience suggestions. Fourth fringe season after sell-out West End run. "Achingly funny. Worth seeing...   Full listing

Dave Eastgate: I Wish I Had a Band. Dave Eastgate. Copyright: BBC.

Dave Eastgate: I Wish I Had a Band

  • Music / stand-up
  • 10
  • 11:15pm (1 hour)
  • 3-14, 16-28 Aug 2011

The Australian rock-comedy messiah is back! Ready to strap on the leather, crank up the metal and metaphorically smash your...   Full listing

Comedy Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Paul Sinha, Dan Atkinson.

Comedy Countdown

  • 5
  • Midnight (90 mins)
  • 8-11, 15-18, 22-25 Aug 2011

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

Comedy in the Dark.

Comedy in the Dark

  • Stand-up
  • 11.50
  • Midnight (1 hour)
  • 3-29 Aug 2011

Comedy in the Dark returns to Edinburgh after sell-out shows in the UK and Europe. Leicester Comedy Festival 'One of...   Full listing

Late 'n' Live.

Late 'n' Live

  • Stand-up
  • 13
  • 1am (240 mins)
  • 5-29 Aug 2011

The first, the best and the latest of late nights presents its 25th year of unadulterated comedy mayhem ... expect...   Full listing