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 2017

Gareth Waugh: Honestly?. Gareth Waugh.

Gareth Waugh: Honestly?

  • Stand-up
  • 8 - 9
  • 1:30pm (1 hour)
  • 2-14, 16-28 Aug 2017

One comic, two microphones. Honestly? The much-anticipated solo debut from Scottish Comedian of the Year finalist who has toured with...   Full listing

Eshaan Akbar: Not for Prophet. Eshaan Akbar.

Eshaan Akbar: Not for Prophet

  • Stand-up
  • 9 - 10
  • 2:45pm (1 hour)
  • 2-14, 16-27 Aug 2017

The debut Fringe show from Piccadilly Comedian of the Year 2016. The privately educated, former banker, ex-Muslim and son of...   Full listing

Trumpageddon. Simon Jay.

Trumpageddon

  • 11.50 - 12.50
  • 2:45pm (1 hour)
  • 2-8, 10-15, 17-22, 24-28 Aug 2017

1, 862, 364 people signed a petition against Donald J Trump making a state visit to the UK, so he's...   Full listing

Notflix.

Notflix

  • Improv
  • 10
  • 3pm (1 hour)
  • 2-28 Aug 2017

Five-star, total sell-out show, 2016 Edinburgh Fringe and Vaults Festival, 2017. Funny Women and Laughing Horse New Act of the...   Full listing

Robert White: InstruMENTAL. Robert White.

Robert White: InstruMENTAL

  • Music
  • 8 - 10
  • 3:15pm (1 hour)
  • 2-13, 15-27 Aug 2017

Malcolm Hardee Award-winning, gay, autistic comedian adopts a new stance. For the first time combining his musical composition talents with...   Full listing

Thünderbards: 4nd. Image shows from L to R: Matt Stevens, Glenn Moore.

Thünderbards: 4nd

  • Sketch show
  • 10 - 12
  • 3:15pm (1 hour)
  • 2-27 Aug 2017

Critically acclaimed sketch duo Thünderbards return to Edinburgh with their 4nd hour of gag laden comedy, filled with their trademark...   Full listing

2 Become 1.

2 Become 1

  • Play / music
  • 11 - 13
  • 3:15pm (1 hour)
  • 2-8, 10-15, 17-22, 24-28 Aug 2017

Get your butterfly clips and body glitter ready for the ultimate party! It's the late nineties and Jess has been...   Full listing

Kevin Quantum: Anti-Gravity. Kevin Quantum.

Kevin Quantum: Anti-Gravity

  • Magic
  • 11 - 12.50
  • 4:30pm (1 hour)
  • 2, 4-13, 15-27 Aug 2017

Following award-winning sell-out performances in Edinburgh and Adelaide, Kevin returns with a brand-new show. Enter a space where the rules...   Full listing

Bec Hill: Out of Order. Bec Hill.

Bec Hill: Out of Order

  • Stand-up
  • 8.50 - 9.50
  • 5:15pm (1 hour)
  • 2-14, 16-27 Aug 2017

Bec Hill provides the jokes. You provide the order. A brand-new hour full of stand-up, pop-ups and post-its from the...   Full listing

Micky Bartlett: Typical. Micky Bartlett.

Micky Bartlett: Typical

  • Stand-up
  • 10 - 11
  • 5:15pm (1 hour)
  • 2-28 Aug 2017

Micky's hit 30 and he's unapologetically taking on the big issues: racism, sexism, his doctor telling him to avoid dairy....   Full listing

Card Ninja.

Card Ninja

  • Variety
  • 10 - 11
  • 5:30pm (1 hour)
  • 2-13, 15-27 Aug 2017

Warning: this show contains ninjas, not magic. Back by popular demand, Card Ninja is an award-winning, riotous display of comedy...   Full listing

My Dad Wrote a Porno: Live. Image shows from L to R: Jamie Morton, Alice Levine, James Cooper.

My Dad Wrote a Porno: Live

  • Storytelling
  • 12
  • 6pm (1 hour)
  • 10 & 11 Aug 2017

The team behind the hilarious smash hit podcast are coming to Edinburgh for two live shows. What would you do...   Full listing

Mama Biashara Benefit.

Mama Biashara Benefit

  • Variety
  • 15
  • 6pm (1 hour)
  • 17 Aug 2017

Mama Biashara is a tiny charity doing massive things, helping women in the poorest slums of Kenya, help themselves. It...   Full listing

James & Jamesy: 2 for Tea.

James & Jamesy: 2 for Tea

  • Play
  • 10 - 11
  • 6:15pm (1 hour)
  • 2-13, 15-27 Aug 2017

Canadian Comedy Award winners, 16-time Best of Fest winners and 3-time London Impresario Award winners. Sold out Fringe runs 2013-2016....   Full listing

Kai Humphries: Punch-Drunk. Kai Humphries.

Kai Humphries: Punch-Drunk

  • Stand-up
  • 10 - 12.50
  • 6:45pm (1 hour)
  • 2-28 Aug 2017

'Phenomenally funny... not to be missed... Brilliant!' **** (BroadwayBaby.com). In boxing, the only thing more powerful than sibling rivalry is...   Full listing

This Is Your Trial.

This Is Your Trial

  • Improv
  • 12.50 - 14
  • 7:15pm (1 hour)
  • 2-28 Aug 2017

The UK's only courtroom-based improvised comedy returns for a fifth year. The same place, (almost) the same time, the same...   Full listing

Tommy Tiernan: Under the Influence. Tommy Tiernan.

Tommy Tiernan: Under the Influence

  • Stand-up
  • 15 - 17
  • 7:30pm (1 hour)
  • 4-12, 15-23, 25-27 Aug 2017

Part divine aspiration, part filth, part pure silly; this is a language loving, shape shifting performance from one of the...   Full listing

Mark Nelson: Irreverence. Mark Nelson.

Mark Nelson: Irreverence

  • Stand-up
  • 10 - 12.50
  • 8pm (1 hour)
  • 2-14, 16-27 Aug 2017

Award-winning Scottish comedian wonders whether there's any f*cking point in taking anything in the f*cking world f*cking seriously any more....   Full listing

Mark Forward Wins All the Awards. Mark Forward.

Mark Forward Wins All the Awards

  • Stand-up
  • 10.50 - 11.50
  • 8:15pm (1 hour)
  • 2-13, 15-27 Aug 2017

Mark returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with a new show filled with everything that will help him win all...   Full listing

Tom Stade: I Swear. Tom Stade.

Tom Stade: I Swear

  • Stand-up
  • 15 - 16
  • 9pm (1 hour)
  • 2-13, 15-23, 25-27 Aug 2017

Canadian tour de force returns with a new show: prepare for another epic blast of Tom Stade! Carefree and enlightened;...   Full listing

Josh Glanc: Manfül. Josh Glanc.

Josh Glanc: Manfül

  • Sketch show
  • 9 - 11
  • 9:30pm (1 hour)
  • 2-13, 15-28 Aug 2017

Winner: Best Comedy Perth Fringe World 2017. Winner: Best Comedy Adelaide Fringe Weekly Award 2017. Fresh from a sell-out season...   Full listing

Jagged Little Singalong.

Jagged Little Singalong

  • 12
  • 9:45pm (1 hour)
  • 11 & 12 Aug 2017

It's the Alanis Morrissette tribute show you never knew you needed. The entire album delivered, in order, from You Oughta...   Full listing

Alice Fraser: Empire. Alice Fraser.

Alice Fraser: Empire

  • Storytelling / stand-up
  • 9 - 11
  • 10pm (1 hour)
  • 2-13, 15-28 Aug 2017

Following sold-out seasons and rave reviews, Australia's Alice Fraser is back with a fresh hour of unpredictably meaningful, occasionally silly,...   Full listing

Scott Agnew: Spunk on Our Lady's Face. Scott Agnew.

Scott Agnew: Spunk on Our Lady's Face

  • Stand-up
  • 10
  • 10:15pm (1 hour)
  • 2-14, 16-28 Aug 2017

'Rudely, hysterically funny, autobiographical explicit comedy at its pinnacle' (Chortle.co.uk). 'Hilarious tales' (Skinny). 'A comedic thrill ride' (Scotsman).   Full listing

Aunty Donna: Big Boys. Image shows from L to R: Broden Kelly, Mark Bonanno, Zachary Ruane.

Aunty Donna: Big Boys

  • Sketch show
  • 11.50 - 13.50
  • 10:30pm (1 hour)
  • 2-14 Aug 2017

Professional entertainment consisting of jokes and sketches, intended to make an audience laugh. Over 12 subscribers and 21 million hits...   Full listing

Frenchy Unleashed. Benjamin French.

Frenchy Unleashed

  • Stand-up
  • 10 - 11
  • 10:30pm (1 hour)
  • 2-15, 17-27 Aug 2017

He may look like Big Bird after a buzz-cut, but Frenchy's no Muppet! Actor, rapper, Tinderer - Frenchy can do...   Full listing

Set List: Stand-Up Without a Net.

Set List: Stand-Up Without a Net

  • Improv / stand-up
  • 10 - 14.50
  • 10:30pm (1 hour)
  • 3-13, 15-20, 22-27 Aug 2017

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

AAA Stand-Up Late at Gilded Balloon. Image shows from L to R: Sully O'Sullivan, Stephanie Laing, Liam Pickford.

AAA Stand-Up Late at Gilded Balloon

  • Stand-up
  • 10 - 11
  • 10:45pm (1 hour)
  • 2-28 Aug 2017

Total sell-out 2010-2016 returns with a brand-new line-up. 'Comedy the way it should be: laugh-a-minute, leaving the audience wishing the...   Full listing

Pussy Play Masterclass.

Pussy Play Masterclass

  • Workshop
  • 12 - 15
  • 10:45pm (1 hour)
  • 4-8, 10-15, 17-22, 24-26 Aug 2017

Ever made a pussy out of plasticine? Now is the time to get down and dirty with our vulvas and...   Full listing

Comedians Bullseye.

Comedians Bullseye

  • Game show
  • 10
  • 11pm (1 hour)
  • 14-23, 25-27 Aug 2017

Do you like the darts? Do you like comedians? What about quizzes? You do!? well come to this. It's got...   Full listing

Siblings.

Siblings

  • Sketch show
  • 8 - 9
  • 11:30pm (1 hour)
  • 2-13, 15-22, 24-28 Aug 2017

Bound by blood and ambition, character comedians and real-life sisters Maddy and Marina Bye set sail on their maiden voyage....   Full listing

Wank Bank Masterclass.

Wank Bank Masterclass

  • Workshop
  • 15
  • 11:45pm (1 hour)
  • 4-8, 10-15, 17-22, 24-26 Aug 2017

The Australian artist who created an art book from his happy ending massages in New York City, brings you an...   Full listing

Late'n'Live.

Late'n'Live

  • Stand-up
  • 12.50 - 16
  • 1am (240 mins)
  • 4-28 Aug 2017

'Still the best late night show on the Fringe' (Scotsman) is back for its 31st year! Different shows every night,...   Full listing