Venue 14: Gilded Balloon Teviot

Shows at this venue in 2012

Mr Snot Bottom's Stinky Silly Show. Copyright: BBC.

Mr Snot Bottom's Stinky Silly Show

  • Stand-up
  • 5 - 8
  • 1-12, 14-19 & 23-26 Aug 2012

A deeeesssgusting kids comedian brimming with the topics kids love: boogers, bottoms, pop-offs and smells! Expect gross gags, horrible stories...   Full listing

Ta Daaa!. Copyright: BBC / Serious Comedy.

Ta Daaa!

  • Music
  • 5
  • 3-5, 9-12, 18-19 & 25-26 Aug 2012

All the way from Eleventy 5 Jellybean Drive, Clown Town, best friends, Frehd and Tim Eee invite you to a...   Full listing

Treasure Island. Copyright: Hartswood Films Ltd.

Treasure Island

  • 7 - 8
  • 1-14 & 16-27 Aug 2012

Join honest Jim Hawkins as he sets sail on a frantically funny high seas adventure. Outsmarting Long John Silver in...   Full listing

Clinton The Musical. Copyright: BBC.

Clinton The Musical

  • Music
  • 6
  • 1-13 & 15-27 Aug 2012

It's hard enough being the president by yourself. Bill Clinton's problem is that there are two of him. In 1993,...   Full listing

Big Sean, Mikey and Me. Copyright: BBC.

Big Sean, Mikey and Me

  • Play
  • 5 - 10
  • 1-27 Aug 2012

Join Big Sean Connery, Hibs Boys, sadomasochistic Irish girls, American randoms, London metrosexual weirdos and wee radge Edinburgh wideos on...   Full listing

Botallack O'Clock.

Botallack O'Clock

  • Play
  • 7
  • 1-13, 15-20 & 22-27 Aug 2012

Third Man Theatre presents Botallack O'Clock by Eddie Elks, a new black comedy inspired by the life and death of...   Full listing

Martin Dockery: Wanderlust. Martin Dockery. Copyright: BBC.

Martin Dockery: Wanderlust

  • Storytelling
  • 9 - 10
  • 1-13 & 15-27 Aug 2012

A man treks deep into Africa and demands an epiphany. Any epiphany at all. An exhilarating and hilarious true story....   Full listing

Square Eye Pair.

Square Eye Pair

  • 8.50 - 9.50
  • 1-13, 15-20 & 22-27 Aug 2012

Winner, best comedy, 2011 Auckland Fringe Festival. What happens when bromance gets in the way of romance? Square Eye Pair...   Full listing

The Oxford Imps.

The Oxford Imps

  • Improv
  • 10.50 - 12
  • 2-27 Aug 2012

The Oxford Imps are back! Fringe veterans from the city of dreaming spires bring you appropriately inspired comedy magic, entirely...   Full listing

I, Tommy. Des McLean.

I, Tommy

  • 14 - 16
  • 3-12 & 14-27 Aug 2012

Tommy Sheridan was Scotland's most popular politician before being jailed for perjury in 2011. Step with us now into the...   Full listing

Pun Run.

Pun Run

  • 12
  • 15 Aug 2012

Britain's only pun-based comedy club hits the Fringe! A one night only, pun-orama of special guests including The Axis of...   Full listing

Bad Musical.

Bad Musical

  • Music / sketch show
  • 10 - 11
  • 1-12 & 14-27 Aug 2012

The worst musical ever written. The culmination of a decade creating theatrical cack, including multiple sell-out Fringes with Bad Play....   Full listing

Chris Brain: A Better Place. Chris Brain. Copyright: BBC.

Chris Brain: A Better Place

  • Stand-up
  • 7.50 - 9.50
  • 1-13, 15-20 & 22-27 Aug 2012

Winner NZ Billy T Award for Comedy 2009. Booze, drugs, gambling, exercise, food, you name it, I tried it in...   Full listing

The Fitzrovia Radio Hour.

The Fitzrovia Radio Hour

  • Play
  • 10 - 11
  • 1-14 & 16-27 Aug 2012

Recreates the unique spirit of 1940's radio plays, evoking a dinner-jacketed age of casual imperialism and stiff upper lips. New...   Full listing

Michael Workman - Mercy. Michael Workman.

Michael Workman - Mercy

  • Storytelling
  • 8 - 10
  • 1-12 & 14-26 Aug 2012

Winner - Best Comedy, Adelaide Fringe 2012. In 1960s Cuba a man is exiled for criticising Castro's regime. Pushed out...   Full listing

Fascinating Aïda: Cheap Flights. Image shows from L to R: Dillie Keane, Liza Pulman, Adèle Anderson.

Fascinating Aïda: Cheap Flights

  • Music
  • 13 - 14.50
  • 1, 3-11, 13-20 & 22-26 Aug 2012

Continuing their smash-hit sell-out tour, the Olivier Award-nominated and now a global internet sensation, Fascinating Aida is still Britain's best...   Full listing

Lady Sings It Better. Chandra Franken.

Lady Sings It Better

  • 12 - 14
  • 1-13, 15-20 & 22-27 Aug 2012

Smashing expectations one soaring harmony at a time, these women reinvent tunes from the greatest male musicians of our time....   Full listing

Celia Pacquola - Delayed. Celia Pacquola.

Celia Pacquola - Delayed

  • Stand-up
  • 9.50 - 10.50
  • 1-13 & 15-27 Aug 2012

The smallest thing can change a life. In 2010, the award-winning Aussie comic moved to London and learned the word...   Full listing

Bob Downe... Smokin'. Mark Trevorrow. Copyright: BBC.

Bob Downe... Smokin'

  • Music
  • 12.50 - 14
  • 1-13, 15-22 & 24-26 Aug 2012

More classic hits! More great prizes! Same hair! Lighter in the loafers and funnier than ever, Australia's Clown Prince of...   Full listing

Gearoid Farrelly: Turbulence. Gearoid Farrelly.

Gearoid Farrelly: Turbulence

  • 7.50 - 8.50
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2012

Gearoid makes his Edinburgh debut with Turbulence, a stand-up show about life's little bumps and major stresses. Turbulent events covered...   Full listing

Sean Hughes Stands Up. Sean Hughes.

Sean Hughes Stands Up

  • Stand-up
  • 12 - 14
  • 1-7, 9-13 & 15-27 Aug 2012

Still with his trademark irreverent style, Sean is now more mature (closer to death) and has issues he wants to...   Full listing

Chris Kent - Plugged In. Chris Kent.

Chris Kent - Plugged In

  • Stand-up
  • 8.50 - 9.50
  • 1-12 & 14-26 Aug 2012

What do you get when you cross a burnt out electrician with a stand-up comedian? You get the most high-voltage...   Full listing

The Blanks' Big Break. Image shows from L to R: Sam Lloyd, Paul F. Perry, George Miserlis, Philip McNiven.

The Blanks' Big Break

  • Music
  • 12 - 14
  • 1-13, 15-22 & 24-27 Aug 2012

The Blanks, aka Ted's Band from the hit TV show Scrubs, make their Edinburgh debut. They mix a cappella, a...   Full listing

Rubberbandits.

Rubberbandits

  • Satire
  • 12 - 14
  • 8-12, 14-16, 18-19 & 25-26 Aug 2012

Their riotous, satirical hit single Horse Outside became a global 10m hit YouTube sensation with follow ups Spastic hawk, Blackman,...   Full listing

So You Think You're Funny?.

So You Think You're Funny?

  • Stand-up
  • 10 - 15
  • 5-7 & 12-15 Aug 2012

Twenty-five years of the best stand-up comedy competition in the UK, we have whittled it down to the best from...   Full listing

Terry Alderton. Terry Alderton.

Terry Alderton

  • Stand-up
  • 10.50 - 12
  • 17-18, 20-21 & 24-26 Aug 2012

Winner: ThreeWeeks Critics' Award. Two-time winner: Best International Comedian NZ Comedy Guild. **** (Times), **** (Sunday Times), **** (Guardian). Sun's...   Full listing

Late Night Laughs. Copyright: BBC.

Late Night Laughs

  • Stand-up
  • 9 - 12
  • 1-26 Aug 2012

Edinburgh's newest stand-up showcase bounces into the Balloon. Six of the freshest and most exciting new talents in comedy will...   Full listing

The Showstoppers.

The Showstoppers

  • Improv
  • 7.50 - 12.50
  • 3-22 & 24-26 Aug 2012

Fifth Edinburgh Fringe season for this unmissable troupe, who make up a new musical comedy every night based on audience...   Full listing

I Am, I Am.

I Am, I Am

  • 6 - 8
  • 1-12, 14-19 & 21-27 Aug 2012

Two of Cambridge's favourite Footlights storm the stage for an anarchic hour of late-night musical comedy. No two performances are...   Full listing

The Death Of Comedy.

The Death Of Comedy

  • 7.50 - 8.50
  • 1-12 & 14-26 Aug 2012

Ireland's top alternative comedy night takes a holiday to Edinburgh for the Fringe and a series of very special midnight...   Full listing

A Little Perspective with Imaan.

A Little Perspective with Imaan

  • Stand-up
  • 5 - 8
  • 1-27 Aug 2012

The performance explores perceptions of socio-political corrections from the worms-eyed view of a short statured, un-abled, height deficient, disabled, incumbently...   Full listing

Late 'n' Live.

Late 'n' Live

  • Stand-up
  • 12 - 15
  • 3-27 Aug 2012

The first and the best of late night shows on the Fringe presents its 26th year of unadulterated comedy mayhem....   Full listing