Venue 14: Gilded Balloon Teviot

Shows at this venue in 2016

Class Clowns.

Class Clowns

  • Stand-up
  • 5
  • 21 Aug 2016

The only comedy newcomer competition for high school students at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! Pioneered by Melbourne International Comedy Festival,...   Full listing

Ambition.

Ambition

  • Stand-up
  • 10 - 11
  • 3-9, 11-16, 18-23 & 25-29 Aug 2016

Have you forgotten what you wanted to be when you grew up? Did your dreams somehow get discarded as real...   Full listing

Macho Like Me. Helie Lee.

Macho Like Me

  • Multimedia
  • 10 - 12
  • 3-14 & 16-29 Aug 2016

The true account of Helie Lee's remarkable six-month journey living as a man. Between the weight lifting, crew cut and...   Full listing

All Aboard the Marriage Hearse.

All Aboard the Marriage Hearse

  • Play
  • 11 - 13
  • 3-15 & 17-29 Aug 2016

Sean and Amy are your typical cohabiting, Catholic/Jewish, thirty-something couple living in Manhattan. After four years together, Amy wants to...   Full listing

Storyteller, Storyteller.

Storyteller, Storyteller

  • Clown
  • 8 - 9
  • 3-15, 17-21 & 23-29 Aug 2016

What happens when two children's storytellers arrive at the same place at the same time to tell their stories? And...   Full listing

Journeys.

Journeys

  • Play / clown
  • 8 - 9
  • 8-29 Aug 2016

Journeys is a fast-paced, physical comedy that romps along through a series of farcical stories, each ridiculous and occasionally poignant....   Full listing

Apocalypse Cruise Ship Love Affair.

Apocalypse Cruise Ship Love Affair

  • Music
  • 6 - 10
  • 3-14 & 16-29 Aug 2016

'Whirlwind musical comedy' **** (ThreeWeeks). Creators of smash-hit comedy B-musical Vampire Hospital Waiting Room debut their brand new comedy, featuring...   Full listing

PFaff.

PFaff

  • 8
  • 3-14, 19-21 & 26-28 Aug 2016

'Riotously funny, full-throttle nonsense' (FringeGuru.com) from four Gaulier trained performers, infecting the Gilded Balloon with their first ever show for...   Full listing

The Oxford Imps: Hyperdrive.

The Oxford Imps: Hyperdrive

  • Improv
  • 10
  • 3-29 Aug 2016

Improv meets technology in this show from Oxford's legendary improvisers! Hyperdrive is jam-packed with special tech features that combine to...   Full listing

Notflix.

Notflix

  • Improv
  • 10
  • 3-29 Aug 2016

Think of a terrible plot, think of awful characterisation and think of twists so frustratingly illogical you yearn for the...   Full listing

Lovely Lady Lump. Lana Schwarcz.

Lovely Lady Lump

  • 8 - 10.50
  • 3-14 & 16-29 Aug 2016

'Let me start by telling you I'm ok. I'm just in a small situation involving a pesky cancer tumour in...   Full listing

A Plague of Idiots.

A Plague of Idiots

  • Sketch show
  • 10
  • 3-14 & 16-29 Aug 2016

'Riotously funny, full-throttle nonsense' (FringeGuru.com) from five Gaulier trained performers, infecting the Gilded Balloon with their simple, beautiful idiocy. Having...   Full listing

Diane Spencer: Seamless. Diane Spencer.

Diane Spencer: Seamless

  • Stand-up
  • 9 - 9.50
  • 3-14 & 16-29 Aug 2016

One of the UK's most talented ginger comedians cuts new material that'll have you in stitches. Her previous six solo...   Full listing

zazU: Raisins to Stay Alive.

zazU: Raisins to Stay Alive

  • 9 - 10
  • 3-16, 18-23 & 25-29 Aug 2016

This is the story of the end of the world. Not this world, another world. 'Side-splittingly funny' (BroadwayBaby.com), surreal storytellers...   Full listing

Jimmy McGhie: Apologia. Jimmy McGhie.

Jimmy McGhie: Apologia

  • Stand-up
  • 7.50 - 11
  • 3-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

This is Jimmy's sixth solo hour, so according to best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell, that means he's only 9, 994 hours...   Full listing

Nath Valvo: Happy Idiot. Nath Valvo.

Nath Valvo: Happy Idiot

  • 10 - 50
  • 3-15 & 17-28 Aug 2016

With sell-out shows across Australia and at Soho Theatre this Aussie rising star makes his Fringe debut. From his dysfunctional...   Full listing

Wendy Wason: Tiny Me. Wendy Wason.

Wendy Wason: Tiny Me

  • Stand-up
  • 11 - 12
  • 3-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

Just be yourself. Be yourself. Amazing advice. But we are different things to different people. Wendy is. Starting off as...   Full listing

Sirqus Alfon: I Am Somebody.

Sirqus Alfon: I Am Somebody

  • Multimedia
  • 10 - 12
  • 3-14 & 16-29 Aug 2016

Hailing from Sweden, Sirqus Alfon head to the Fringe with their unique high-tech musical innovations - including lasers. Skilfully crafting...   Full listing

Fred MacAulay. Fred MacAulay.

Fred MacAulay

  • Stand-up
  • 15
  • 12 Aug 2016

How is life for Fred? What is life for Fred? Who/what/where is life for Fred? It could be philosophical (Fred...   Full listing

This is Your Trial.

This is Your Trial

  • Improv
  • 12.50 - 14
  • 3-29 Aug 2016

The UK's only courtroom based improvised comedy returns for a fourth year. New time, new room, same 'perfect bit of...   Full listing

Mark Dolan: Life Hacks. Mark Dolan.

Mark Dolan: Life Hacks

  • Stand-up
  • 10
  • 3-11 & 13-29 Aug 2016

Do you find life complicated? Is most of your day taken up with trying to remember passwords, looking for somewhere...   Full listing

Patrick Monahan: That 80s Show. Patrick Monahan.

Patrick Monahan: That 80s Show

  • Stand-up
  • 14
  • 3-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

It's the 1980s and Patrick's Irish-Iranian family arrives in Teesside escaping from the Iran war. Patrick reminisces about being an...   Full listing

Mark Nelson: Smiley Face. Mark Nelson.

Mark Nelson: Smiley Face

  • Stand-up
  • 7.50 - 12.50
  • 3-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

Award-winning Scottish comedian explores happiness in a self-obsessed world and tells you to stick your emojis up your (_!_). 'Often...   Full listing

Ria Lina: Dear Daughter. Ria Lina.

Ria Lina: Dear Daughter

  • Stand-up
  • 10
  • 3-29 Aug 2016

'Engaging, endearing and eye-opening' (Time Out). '...if this is being read then I am no longer with you.' They say...   Full listing

Aunty Donna: New Show.

Aunty Donna: New Show

  • Sketch show
  • 10 - 12
  • 16-24 & 26-29 Aug 2016

Michael Jordan and the Looney Tunes play basketball against aliens. Over 100, 000 subscribers and 11 million hits on YouTube....   Full listing

Set List: Stand-Up Without a Net.

Set List: Stand-Up Without a Net

  • Improv
  • 5 - 14.50
  • 4-14, 16-21 & 23-28 Aug 2016

'For anyone genuinely interested in comedy and comedians, this is the must-see show of the festival' ***** (Scotsman). Fast, furious,...   Full listing

Let Dinki Di.

Let Dinki Di

  • 10
  • 3-29 Aug 2016

Once upon a time on the Western Front, Dinki Di had a foxhole. It's a long way from home for...   Full listing

Comedy Countdown.

Comedy Countdown

  • Improv / game show
  • 8
  • 5-13 Aug 2016

See comedians pitted against each other in something almost resembling everybody's favourite teatime quiz! Unrestrained by scripts, our star-studded line-up...   Full listing

Massaoke.

Massaoke

  • 9 - 12.50
  • 5-7, 10-14, 17-21 & 24-28 Aug 2016

Back after a sell-out run in 2015, Massaoke is the epic late night party where the crowd belts out huge...   Full listing

Late'n'Live.

Late'n'Live

  • Stand-up
  • 12.50 - 16
  • 5-29 Aug 2016

Late'n'Live, 'The best late night show on the Fringe' (Scotsman), celebrates three decades of unpredictable comedy mayhem this year, and...   Full listing