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 2013

Bec & Tom's Awesome Laundry. Image shows from L to R: Tom Goodliffe, Bec Hill. Copyright: Avalon Television.

Bec & Tom's Awesome Laundry

  • Sketch show
  • 7
  • 11am (50 mins)
  • 31 Jul; 1-13 Aug 2013

Oh pants! It's laundry day! But Bec ('side-splittingly funny' ThreeWeeks) and Tom ('clever gags and bumbling charm' Scotsman) have other...   Full listing

Poopiedoopiedoop. Copyright: BBC / BocPix.

Poopiedoopiedoop

  • 7.50 - 8.50
  • 11:30am (50 mins)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 14-18, 21-25 Aug 2013

Poopiedoopiedoop is a hilariously silly kids show, fun for kids and parents alike. Marvellous stories, whacky characters, science experiments, exciting...   Full listing

The Inventor and The Escort.

The Inventor and The Escort

  • 9.50 - 10.50
  • Noon (75 mins)
  • 31 Jul; 1-25 Aug 2013

During the worst blizzard in New York City history, Julia, a call girl, arrives for an appointment with Jeffrey, a...   Full listing

When I Grow Up. Juliette Burton. Copyright: Unique Productions.

When I Grow Up

  • Storytelling
  • 8 - 9
  • 1:15pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-12, 14-26 Aug 2013

Does growing up mean letting go? As a child Juliette wanted to be many things: ballerina, princess, Muppet. Was she...   Full listing

Kids Do Forth on the Fringe. Copyright: Objective Productions / That Mitchell & Webb Company.

Kids Do Forth on the Fringe

  • 8.50
  • 1:30pm (90 mins)
  • 10 & 11 Aug 2013

Showcasing an afternoon of some of the best names in children's entertainment at this year's Edinburgh Fringe. Suitable for all...   Full listing

The Showstoppers' Family Hour. Copyright: T5M Studios.

The Showstoppers' Family Hour

  • Music
  • 10
  • 2pm (1 hour)
  • 2-13 Aug 2013

Brilliant, family friendly, musical comedy improvisation based on audience ideas! Spirit of the Fringe Award winner. 'Not only is each...   Full listing

Women of an Uncertain Age. Image shows from L to R: Flip Webster, Maggie Bourgein. Copyright: Hot Sauce.

Women of an Uncertain Age

  • Sketch show
  • 8.50 - 9.50
  • 2:30pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-7, 9-14, 16-21, 23-26 Aug 2013

Middle Aged Women: an endangered species. See them in their unnatural habitats and marvel at their ingenious use of camouflage....   Full listing

Laura Levites: Selfhelpless. Laura Levites.

Laura Levites: Selfhelpless

  • Stand-up
  • 8 - 9
  • 2:45pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-12, 14-26 Aug 2013

Life is shit. Drugs, shrinks, denial and the higher power of eBay haven't helped. It took Laura three hours to...   Full listing

Mother F. Copyright: BBC.

Mother F

  • 8.50 - 9.50
  • 2:45pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-26 Aug 2013

Mother F is a celebratory and touching comedy about mothers. A mother dies and two sisters rummage through her attic....   Full listing

Dressing Down. Copyright: BBC.

Dressing Down

  • Sketch show
  • 9 - 10
  • 3pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-26 Aug 2013

Following last year's phenomenally successful I am, I am, 'These boys are built to last, catch them while you can'...   Full listing

Eric and Little Ern. Image shows from L to R: Ian Ashpitel, Jonty Stephens. Copyright: BBC.

Eric and Little Ern

  • Variety
  • 11.50 - 12.50
  • 3:15pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-6, 8-13, 15-26 Aug 2013

This brilliantly funny tribute to Morecambe and Wise uses classic scripts to vividly recreate some of the finest moments of...   Full listing

Bath Time. Copyright: Fragile Films.

Bath Time

  • 10
  • 3:15pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-26 Aug 2013

Tidy sexual health clinic nurses vs Maggie Thatcher, microchip robbers vs drug runners, hand jobs vs Xmas trees. Gangland Edinburgh...   Full listing

Bec Hill: Bec by Popular Demand. Bec Hill. Copyright: BBC.

Bec Hill: Bec by Popular Demand

  • Stand-up
  • 7 - 8
  • 4pm (1 hour)
  • 1-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-25 Aug 2013

If you've not seen Bec's previous five-star sold-out shows, then here's your chance to see what you've been missing. Fresh...   Full listing

Morgan and West: A Grand Adventure. Image shows from L to R: Rhys Morgan, Robert West.

Morgan and West: A Grand Adventure

  • Magic / play
  • 9.50 - 10.50
  • 4:15pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-13, 15-26 Aug 2013

Gadzooks! Time travelling magicians Morgan and West have lost the secrets to all of their tricks and by hell or...   Full listing

Chris Kent: Second Fix. Chris Kent. Copyright: RDF Television / Merman.

Chris Kent: Second Fix

  • Stand-up
  • 8.50 - 9.50
  • 4:30pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1, 3-12, 14-26 Aug 2013

After a massive year of touring, storming the Irish festival scene, and topping the download charts with RTE's radio show...   Full listing

Croft & Pearce. Image shows from L to R: Hannah Croft, Fiona Pearce.

Croft & Pearce

  • Sketch show
  • 9
  • 4:30pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-13, 15-26 Aug 2013

Alistair McGowan called them 'brilliant sketch comedians', they were amongst theList's Top Five Double Acts 2012 and NewCurrent.com said 'there...   Full listing

Milo McCabe: Schiz. Milo McCabe.

Milo McCabe: Schiz

  • Stand-up
  • 10.50 - 8.50
  • 5pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-12, 14-25 Aug 2013

With personalities split between an unlikely Scrabble champion, a dandy on the Dole and others, meet Milo's latest selection of...   Full listing

Gravity Boots.

Gravity Boots

  • Sketch show
  • 8 - 9
  • 5:15pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-26 Aug 2013

Storybook sketches, songs, thousands of snakes falling from the ceiling, and more ridiculous lies performed as insane truth. Join these...   Full listing

Knightmare Live.

Knightmare Live

  • 10.50 - 11.50
  • 5:30pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-13, 15-25 Aug 2013

Welcome watchers of illusion to the castle of confusion. The immortal words of Treguard the Dungeon Master ring out for...   Full listing

Gordon Southern: The Kerfuffle. Gordon Southern. Copyright: BBC.

Gordon Southern: The Kerfuffle

  • 10 - 12
  • 5:45pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-18, 20-26 Aug 2013

All new world-class unnecessary fuss. 'Poetic, clever and joyfully freewheeling' (Chortle.co.uk). A massive hit in the hemisphere with which he...   Full listing

Aisling Bea: C'est La Bea. Aisling Bea.

Aisling Bea: C'est La Bea

  • Stand-up
  • 9.50 - 10.50
  • 6:30pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-12, 14-26 Aug 2013

Highly anticipated debut stand-up show from Irish comedian and winner of So You Think You're Funny? 2012. Featuring joke filled...   Full listing

Jenny Eclair: Eclairious. Jenny Eclair.

Jenny Eclair: Eclairious

  • Stand-up
  • 13.50 - 14.50
  • 7:30pm (1 hour)
  • 2-17 Aug 2013

Catch her while she still can! Jenny is enormously pleased to be back in Edinburgh, despite the fact that doing...   Full listing

Sean Hughes - Penguins. Sean Hughes. Copyright: Green Inc Film And Television.

Sean Hughes - Penguins

  • Stand-up
  • 13 - 15
  • 7:30pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-25 Aug 2013

Following on from last year's hit show, Sean is back with another gem. This year he asks is a man...   Full listing

It's Me Dayne.

It's Me Dayne

  • 8
  • 7:45pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-18, 20-26 Aug 2013

Dayne Rathbone is the strangest and funniest new comic in Australia. It's Me Dayne is an unimaginably funny voyage into...   Full listing

Caroline Rhea. Caroline Rhea. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Caroline Rhea

  • Stand-up
  • 13.50 - 14.50
  • 8:15pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-26 Aug 2013

Caroline Rhea, stand-up comedian and actress brings her fresh, funny and spontaneous show to Edinburgh. You know her from Curb...   Full listing

Miracles Etc. Pete Hathway.

Miracles Etc

  • Magic
  • 10 - 12
  • 8:15pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-26 Aug 2013

Comedy, magic and casual miracles from angular urban wizard Pete Heat. 'The Channel 4 generation's Houdini... He's Noel Fielding performing...   Full listing

Kai Humphries - Shameless. Kai Humphries.

Kai Humphries - Shameless

  • Stand-up
  • 10 - 12
  • 8:45pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-19, 21-26 Aug 2013

'Humphries is a lovely Geordie comic and this set wasn't just funny, it was like being cuddled for an hour,...   Full listing

Beardyman: One Album Per Hour. Beardyman. Copyright: BBC.

Beardyman: One Album Per Hour

  • Music
  • 13 - 14.50
  • 9pm (1 hour)
  • 15-21 Aug 2013

Travelling at the speed of thought in his brand new music production spaceship, the world class multi award-winning musician and...   Full listing

Greg Proops. Greg Proops. Copyright: The Mob Film Co.

Greg Proops

  • 13.50 - 14.50
  • 9pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-14 Aug 2013

Part improv, part drug-ridden anecdotes Greg Proops is back on the Fringe for his 39th award-seeking year. Each show is...   Full listing

Michael Mittermeier: Das Blackout. Michael Mittermeier.

Michael Mittermeier: Das Blackout

  • Stand-up
  • 10 - 9
  • 9:15pm (1 hour)
  • 12-26 Aug 2013

'Quick-witted ... teasingly intelligent' **** (Telegraph). Following a successful UK invasion in 2012, Germany's top comedian returns with a new...   Full listing

KelFi & FiKel.

KelFi & FiKel

  • Sketch show
  • 9.50 - 10.50
  • 9:30pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-25 Aug 2013

This twisted musical comedy duo (Sydney Morning Herald's 2012 Top Ten Rising Comedians) bring their hilariously questionable taste to Edinburgh....   Full listing

Lloyd Langford: Galoot. Lloyd Langford.

Lloyd Langford: Galoot

  • Stand-up
  • 10.50 - 11.50
  • 9:30pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-18, 20-26 Aug 2013

Ga-loot: noun /ga'lu:t/ slang - a fellow, especially one who is strange or foolish. In 2013 Lloyd has decided to...   Full listing

Alex Williamson. Alex Williamson. Copyright: BBC.

Alex Williamson

  • 10 - 11
  • 10pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-2, 7-9 Aug 2013

Over 250, 000 subscribers and 26, 000, 000 views, he's a global YouTube sensation. Forty-six consecutive sold out live shows...   Full listing

Carey Marx: Intensive Carey. Carey Marx.

Carey Marx: Intensive Carey

  • Stand-up
  • 8.50 - 9.50
  • 10pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-25 Aug 2013

I laughed at everything until I had a heart attack. Now I'm laughing at that. 'A real joy' ***** (Edinburgh...   Full listing

The Sitcom Trials. Copyright: The Welded Tandem Picture Company.

The Sitcom Trials

  • Sketch show
  • 10
  • 10pm (90 mins)
  • 21 Aug 2013

The ultimate comedy writing competition. Brand new situation comedies go head to head, you vote for the best. Following countrywide...   Full listing

So You Think You're Funny?.

So You Think You're Funny?

  • Stand-up
  • 10 - 15
  • 10pm (90 mins)
  • 4-6, 11-14, 22 Aug 2013

Welcome to the 26th year of the best stand-up comedy newcomers competition in the UK! After nationwide showcases, we are...   Full listing

The Showstoppers' Improvised Musical. Copyright: BBC.

The Showstoppers' Improvised Musical

  • Improv / music
  • 12.50 - 13.50
  • 10:30pm (70 mins)
  • 2-21, 23-25 Aug 2013

Brilliant, family friendly, musical comedy improvisation based on audience ideas! Spirit of the Fringe Award winner. 'Not only is each...   Full listing

Rubberbandits. Copyright: BBC.

Rubberbandits

  • Music / stand-up
  • 12 - 14
  • 10:40pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-18, 20-26 Aug 2013

Fresh from two sold out London seasons these Irish chart-topping bagheads return with the show that won 2012's Malcolm Hardee...   Full listing

Will Seaward: Socialist Fairytales!. Will Seaward. Copyright: Little Britain Productions / BBC.

Will Seaward: Socialist Fairytales!

  • Storytelling
  • 9 - 10
  • 11:30pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-12, 14-26 Aug 2013

Socialism was invented in 1848. Lovely stories about wizards and princesses were invented in olden times. The forces of capitalism...   Full listing

Comedy Countdown.

Comedy Countdown

  • Panel show
  • 7.50
  • Midnight (90 mins)
  • 19-25 Aug 2013

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

Get Involved Charabang!. Copyright: Open Mike Productions.

Get Involved Charabang!

  • 12
  • 12:15am (90 mins)
  • 2-4, 7-11, 14-18, 21-25 Aug 2013

Get Involved are very proud to present Charabang! A brand new showcase of talent from our roster. Charabang will host...   Full listing

Late'n'Live.

Late'n'Live

  • Stand-up / music
  • 13 - 15
  • 1am (240 mins)
  • 2-26 Aug 2013

The original and best late night show on the Fringe presents its 27th year of unadulterated comedy mayhem. Expect the...   Full listing

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