Venue 14: Gilded Balloon Teviot

Shows at this venue in 2015

Arabian Nights.

Arabian Nights

  • Kids
  • 6 - 9
  • 5-17 & 19-23 Aug 2015

Winner of the 2014 Primary Times Children's Choice Award. Come to a wonderful world of mysterious marvels to meet Sheherazade,...   Full listing

Tar Baby. Desiree Burch.

Tar Baby

  • Theatre
  • 7 - 10
  • 5-11, 13-18, 20-25 & 27-31 Aug 2015

Can America only dream in Black and White? One black woman will decide. HuffingtonPost.com's Favourite Female Comedian, Desiree Burch, challenges...   Full listing

Bump.

Bump

  • Theatre
  • 6 - 8
  • 5-31 Aug 2015

In this fast-paced, highly physical piece, Eliana and Ian seem to move in harmony as we watch their happiness and...   Full listing

Vanity Bites Back. Helen Duff.

Vanity Bites Back

  • Storytelling
  • 8 - 12
  • 16-30 Aug 2015

A 'bold, subversive and very funny' (Scotsman) comedy cooking show about searching for self-worth in a cheesecake. Meet Jill 'a...   Full listing

A Pocketful of Grimms.

A Pocketful of Grimms

  • Storytelling
  • 6 - 9
  • 5-17, 19-23 & 25-31 Aug 2015

Let the storyteller take you to a land of fables and wonder to explore some of the best fairy tales...   Full listing

What Would Spock Do?.

What Would Spock Do?

  • Theatre
  • 6 - 12
  • 5-11, 13-18, 20-25 & 27-31 Aug 2015

An uplifting new comedy about love, Star Trek, and learning to accept who you are - no matter how much...   Full listing

Sex Rated G.

Sex Rated G

  • Music
  • 9 - 11
  • 5-30 Aug 2015

Sex Rated G. A One-Woman Play With A Man In It is a personal trip across America's confusing sexual landscape....   Full listing

Ernie.

Ernie

  • Theatre
  • 8 - 10
  • 5-17 & 19-31 Aug 2015

Before I begin, the audience must be warned that I have not climbed any mountains, sailed round the world single-handed,...   Full listing

Lifeshambles. Liz Fraser.

Lifeshambles

  • Stand-up
  • 9 - 11
  • 5-16, 18-23 & 25-31 Aug 2015

What the heck just happened? One woman. One hour. 200, 000 years of human ineptitude dissected, and sent to its...   Full listing

Winter is Coming. Again..

Winter is Coming. Again.

  • Music
  • 8 - 13
  • 5-17, 19-24 & 26-31 Aug 2015

Walls. Dragons. Incest. Eurovision. In the tradition of Waiting for Guffman, Backwards Anorak return with the newly revamped Winter is...   Full listing

Derby Day.

Derby Day

  • Theatre
  • 6 - 10
  • 5-31 Aug 2015

It's Derby Day, and the Ballard brothers have a luxury box at the Oaklawn Racetrack in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Their...   Full listing

Kevin McMahon - Quantum Magic. Kevin McMahon.

Kevin McMahon - Quantum Magic

  • Magic
  • 8 - 12
  • 5-31 Aug 2015

State-of-the-art magic fused with incredible science, from the scientist turned magician who was tutored by Penn and Teller. Having spent...   Full listing

Buzzology.

Buzzology

  • Music
  • 8 - 11
  • 7-21 Aug 2015

Buzztones back... alright?! London's premier vocal showmen return to Edinburgh (following their five-star 2013 debut) to serve up an a...   Full listing

Karl Spain: A Time for Jokes. Karl Spain.

Karl Spain: A Time for Jokes

  • Stand-up
  • 8.50 - 9.50
  • 5-17 & 19-31 Aug 2015

The show you've been waiting for! One man fights his involuntary mechanism for telling jokes at the worst times possible...   Full listing

Minor Delays. Image shows from L to R: Joe Barnes, Abi Tedder, Harry Michell. Copyright: Talkback.

Minor Delays

  • Sketch show
  • 6 - 10
  • 5-16 & 18-30 Aug 2015

One of last year's best-reviewed shows at the Fringe (Comedy.co.uk) returns with another hour of slick sketch comedy. Fresh from...   Full listing

Ray Bradshaw: I Dare Ray to.... Ray Bradshaw.

Ray Bradshaw: I Dare Ray to...

  • Stand-up
  • 9 - 10
  • 5-16, 18-23 & 25-31 Aug 2015

Going on a date with Scotland's oldest woman... Dancing in a Bollywood film... Tackling the globe of death... Representing his...   Full listing

Allie. Image shows from L to R: Ruaraidh Murray, Megan Shandley.

Allie

  • Theatre
  • 10.50 - 12.50
  • 5-31 Aug 2015

Revenge is best served radge! A new dark comedy from the creator of critically acclaimed shows Big Sean, Mikey and...   Full listing

Class Clowns 2015: The Final. Copyright: Princess Productions.

Class Clowns 2015: The Final

  • Stand-up
  • 5
  • 18 Aug 2015

The first and only stand-up comedy competition for high school students at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! Pioneered by Melbourne International...   Full listing

Kevin Day: Hairline. Kevin Day.

Kevin Day: Hairline

  • Stand-up
  • 10 - 11
  • 5-18 & 20-30 Aug 2015

There are some terrible things happening in the world that only comedy can resolve. But sod that, Kevin's losing a...   Full listing

Davey Connor - So, There You Go. Davey Connor. Copyright: Avalon Television.

Davey Connor - So, There You Go

  • Stand-up
  • 7.50 - 8.50
  • 5-16 & 18-30 Aug 2015

An hour of uncompromisingly hilarious stand-up from 'one of the best upcoming Scottish Comedians' (List). 'Part-philosopher, part-observer, part-surrealist with an...   Full listing

WOMANz: Jou're Welcome. Tessa Waters.

WOMANz: Jou're Welcome

  • Cabaret
  • 7 - 10
  • 5-18 & 20-31 Aug 2015

Winner: Most Outstanding Comedy Melbourne Fringe 2014 and Best Comedy Weekly Award Adelaide Fringe 2015. Spandex, sequins and killer dance...   Full listing

Rap Guide to Climate Chaos. Baba Brinkman.

Rap Guide to Climate Chaos

  • Storytelling
  • 8 - 12
  • 5-17 & 19-31 Aug 2015

Global warming, how bad can it really be? That depends on who's asking. Some species will do pretty well (algae,...   Full listing

Jo Brand. Jo Brand.

Jo Brand

  • Stand-up
  • 12
  • 17, 19 & 21 Aug 2015

Jo Brand returns to the Fringe to celebrate Gilded Balloon's 30th Anniversary! Long established as one of the UK's best...   Full listing

Natasha Noman: Noman's Land. Natasha Noman. Copyright: Shiver Productions.

Natasha Noman: Noman's Land

  • Play
  • 8.50 - 10.50
  • 5-15 Aug 2015

Noman's Land is an autobiographical one-woman comedy about Natasha's experiences as a gay, female journalist in Pakistan. The comedy centers...   Full listing

Kai Humphries: How to Be Happy. Kai Humphries.

Kai Humphries: How to Be Happy

  • Stand-up
  • 7.50 - 12.50
  • 5-30 Aug 2015

'Happy, original and surreal ...immensely gifted stand-up' (Skinny). High-octane, happy-go-lucky, Geordie stand-up and writer, Kai is one of comedy's hottest...   Full listing

Sparrow-Folk: SuBIRDia.

Sparrow-Folk: SuBIRDia

  • Cabaret / music
  • 8.50 - 10
  • 5-16 & 18-30 Aug 2015

Award-winning Sparrow-Folk are bringing sexy back to suburbia in a smash-hit musical-comedy. Celebrating what most wouldn't dare to reveal, they...   Full listing

Pun Run.

Pun Run

  • Stand-up
  • 7
  • 17 Aug 2015

Calling all PUNters! Pun Run is back and raising money for Scope with Gilded Balloon! Straight from its ongoing sell-out...   Full listing

Willie and Sebastian. Image shows from L to R: Andy Gray, Grant Stott.

Willie and Sebastian

  • 10 - 14
  • 5-16 & 18-31 Aug 2015

Willie and Sebastian were friends. Willie was a theatre producer, Sebastian was, well ... Sebastian. Both squandered vast fortunes. Both...   Full listing

Stuck!.

Stuck!

  • Improv / storytelling
  • 7.50 - 10.50
  • 17-30 Aug 2015

Three strangers trapped by fate. Who are they? Where are they? You decide. Three stories unfold. Sometimes joyous, sometimes tragic,...   Full listing

Al Porter Is Yours. Al Porter. Copyright: Smooth Operations.

Al Porter Is Yours

  • Stand-up
  • 7.50 - 9.50
  • 5-17 & 19-31 Aug 2015

Al Porter Is Yours is the irreverent debut show from Ireland's newest comedy star. At 22, Al falls in love...   Full listing

Mark Nelson: Older than Jesus. Mark Nelson.

Mark Nelson: Older than Jesus

  • Stand-up
  • 7.50 - 12.50
  • 5-16 & 18-30 Aug 2015

Acclaimed, award-winning stand-up with some thoughts on life now that he is older than Jesus. Uncompromisingly hilarious new show from...   Full listing

Neel Kolhatkar: Truth Be Told. Neel Kolhatkar. Copyright: BBC.

Neel Kolhatkar: Truth Be Told

  • Stand-up
  • 8 - 11
  • 5-18 & 20-31 Aug 2015

After sell-out solo shows and tours across Australia Neel returns for his second Edinburgh solo outing with Truth Be Told....   Full listing

Aisling Bea: Plan Bea. Aisling Bea. Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

Aisling Bea: Plan Bea

  • Stand-up
  • 9 - 12
  • 5-18 & 20-30 Aug 2015

British Comedy Award winner for Best Female TV Comic 2015, Foster's Best Newcomer nominee 2013 and avid avocado enthusiast Aisling...   Full listing

Sketch Club: The Final.

Sketch Club: The Final

  • Sketch show
  • 10
  • 19 Aug 2015

Welcome to the Grand Final of the Gilded Balloon and Sketch Club's exciting new competition to find the very best...   Full listing

Aunty Donna. Image shows from L to R: Zachary Ruane, Mark Bonanno, Broden Kelly. Copyright: Channel X.

Aunty Donna

  • Sketch show
  • 10 - 12
  • 5-16 & 18-31 Aug 2015

Aussie Edinburgh favourites return with a killer new show. Unique, tight, fresh, filthy, but best of all flat out, laugh...   Full listing

Frenchy: Live'n'Lanky.

Frenchy: Live'n'Lanky

  • Stand-up
  • 10
  • 5-18 & 20-31 Aug 2015

Aussie comic and Internet Superstar, Frenchy, has sold out every show he's done in the last two years - so...   Full listing

I am, I am.

I am, I am

  • Music / cabaret
  • 7.50 - 9
  • 26 Aug 2015

Musical comedy troubadours I am, I am are back for one night only. After their debut success in 2012, reaching...   Full listing

Feminazi. Kirsty Mac. Copyright: Savvy Productions.

Feminazi

  • Stand-up
  • 10
  • 5-31 Aug 2015

We're all a bit confused. Like, who pays for dinner on the first date? Do I walk through doorways first...   Full listing

Frost and Ireland: Blue October.

Frost and Ireland: Blue October

  • Storytelling
  • 8.50
  • 5-11, 13-23 & 25-31 Aug 2015

Fast paced, surreal, theatrical comedy from resident headliners at Noel Faulkner's Comedy Cafe and Martin Soan's PTOO, London. Two submariners...   Full listing

Late'n'Live.

Late'n'Live

  • Stand-up / music
  • 11 - 16
  • 7-31 Aug 2015

The original and very best late night comedy show presents its 29th year of unadulterated comedy mayhem! Expect the unexpected...   Full listing