Venue 14: Gilded Balloon Teviot

Gilded Balloon.

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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.

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Shows at this venue

Fall of Eagles.

Fall of Eagles

  • Music / play
  • 8 - 9
  • 11am (1 hour)
  • 4-19 Aug 2018

Europe. 1914. The great Royal Houses stand on the brink of war and nobody knows why, least of all the...   Full listing

Benet Brandreth: A Hero for Our Times. Benet Brandreth.

Benet Brandreth: A Hero for Our Times

  • Storytelling
  • 9.50 - 10.50
  • 11:15am (1 hour)
  • 1-27 Aug 2018

Join award-winning comedian pBenet Brandreth for a comic tale of love, loss, redemption and ramekins. Slightly surreal, hugely funny, it's...   Full listing

David Baddiel's Animalcolm.

David Baddiel's Animalcolm

  • Play / music
  • 11 - 12
  • 11:30am (75 mins)
  • 1-12, 14-19 Aug 2018

Malcolm doesn't like animals, which is a problem because his family love them. Their house is full of pets. The...   Full listing

Just These, Please.

Just These, Please

  • Sketch Show
  • 9 - 9.50
  • 12:15pm (1 hour)
  • 1-19, 21-27 Aug 2018

Charming new sketch group seek friendly audience for their Edinburgh debut. Looking to share one hour of passion followed by...   Full listing

Space Doctor.

Space Doctor

  • Play
  • 10 - 11
  • 12:15pm (1 hour)
  • 1-13, 15-27 Aug 2018

Prescription: space justice. Dosage: lethal! Time travel, space ships, scary monsters, evil aliens, sexy assistants, demented fans. It must be...   Full listing

Julia Sutherland: Exposed. Julia Sutherland.

Julia Sutherland: Exposed

  • Stand-Up
  • 9 - 10
  • 1:30pm (1 hour)
  • 1-12, 14-27 Aug 2018

In her alter ego as broadcaster, Julia has interviewed dozens of top comedians, digging deep into their psyches, and having...   Full listing

Chemo Barbie. Heather Keller.

Chemo Barbie

  • 9.50 - 10.50
  • 1:30pm (1 hour)
  • 1-12, 14-27 Aug 2018

In 2016, Heather Keller, a healthy young vegan runner, was diagnosed with breast cancer and her life changed forever. From...   Full listing

Card Ninja. Javier Jarquin.

Card Ninja

  • Magic / cabaret
  • 10.50 - 11.50
  • 1:30pm (1 hour)
  • 1-13, 15-27 Aug 2018

Warning: this show contains ninjas, not magic. Back by popular demand, Card Ninja is a riotous display of comedy and...   Full listing

Grace.

Grace

  • Play
  • 8.50 - 9.50
  • 1:45pm (1 hour)
  • 1-12, 14-27 Aug 2018

Alfie, a comedian who performed as the male half of a double act, re-enters the stage... as Zora, a woman....   Full listing

Andrea Hubert: Holes of Joy. Andrea Hubert.

Andrea Hubert: Holes of Joy

  • Storytelling
  • 9 - 10
  • 2pm (1 hour)
  • 1-14, 16-26 Aug 2018

Life is a heavy blanket of sadness and if you want joy, you've got to poke some holes. Yes, that's...   Full listing

Bowjangles: Excalibow.

Bowjangles: Excalibow

  • Music
  • 10 - 12
  • 2pm (1 hour)
  • 1-12, 14-26 Aug 2018

Bowjangles are a string quartet who can really play. They dance whilst they play. They sing whilst they play. They...   Full listing

Agatha Is Missing!.

Agatha Is Missing!

  • Play / character
  • 10 - 11
  • 2:30pm (1 hour)
  • 1-12, 14-27 Aug 2018

Agatha Christie is missing and ace detective, Miss Clarissa Marbles, needs your help in solving the crime. Was it the...   Full listing

Benny. Liam Tobin.

Benny

  • Play
  • 10 - 11
  • 2:45pm (1 hour)
  • 1-12, 14-27 Aug 2018

When Benny Hill died in April 1992, his body lay undiscovered in his flat for two days. During these two...   Full listing

Gareth Waugh: Oh Boy...!. Gareth Waugh.

Gareth Waugh: Oh Boy...!

  • Stand-Up
  • 9 - 10
  • 3pm (1 hour)
  • 1-27 Aug 2018

Sequel to 2017's smash-hit sell-out debut about honesty, this one's all about the law of the playground, traveling companions from...   Full listing

Trumpageddon. Simon Jay.

Trumpageddon

  • Satire
  • 11.50 - 12.50
  • 4pm (1 hour)
  • 1-7, 9-14, 16-21, 23-27 Aug 2018

President Trump returns for a third season at his 'summer White House' after two sell-out years (and a most relaxing...   Full listing

Ray Bradshaw: Deaf Comedy Fam. Ray Bradshaw.

Ray Bradshaw: Deaf Comedy Fam

  • Stand-Up / storytelling
  • 10 - 11
  • 4:15pm (1 hour)
  • 16-22 Aug 2018

One in six people suffer from hearing loss. Two of those people are Ray's parents. Full of hilarious tales about...   Full listing

The Edinburgh Fringe Magic Gala.

The Edinburgh Fringe Magic Gala

  • Magic
  • 10 - 12
  • 4:30pm (1 hour)
  • 1, 3-26 Aug 2018

Sell-out 2017. The best illusion, magic and cabaret acts from the Fringe assemble at one of Edinburgh's biggest theatres for...   Full listing

Maisie Adam: Vague. Maisie Adam.

Maisie Adam: Vague

  • Stand-Up
  • 9
  • 4:30pm (1 hour)
  • 1-27 Aug 2018

18 months ago, Maisie decided to try stand-up comedy. Within a year, she won the biggest stand-up comedy newcomer competition...   Full listing

Laura Lexx: Trying. Laura Lexx.

Laura Lexx: Trying

  • Stand-Up
  • 8.50 - 9.50
  • 5:15pm (1 hour)
  • 1-14, 16-26 Aug 2018

'One can only hope there's some life-altering catastrophe around the corner for Lexx' (BroadwayBaby.com). Luckily, the award-winning comedian with 'superb...   Full listing

Sunday Service With Ola.

Sunday Service With Ola

  • Stand-Up
  • 14
  • 5:15pm (75 mins)
  • 5, 12, 19, 26 Aug 2018

Sunday Service With Ola is a unique event experience that uses a church theme to bring you stand-up comedy, group...   Full listing

The Dark Room (for Kids!).

The Dark Room (for Kids!)

  • Multimedia
  • 10 - 11
  • 5:30pm (1 hour)
  • 1-25 Aug 2018

You and your family are stuck inside a live-action video game! How will you escape?! Pick options off the screen...   Full listing

Notflix.

Notflix

  • Improv / music
  • 11 - 12.50
  • 6pm (1 hour)
  • 1, 3-26 Aug 2018

Five-star, total sell-out show Edinburgh Fringe 2016 and 2017 and Vaults 2017. Notflix returns to the Fringe, this time to...   Full listing

The Travelling Sisters: Toupé.

The Travelling Sisters: Toupé

  • Sketch Show
  • 10 - 11
  • 6:15pm (1 hour)
  • 1-14, 16-27 Aug 2018

Masterfully combining physical comedy, characters and original music, The Travelling Sisters are 'insane geniuses of sketch comedy' (GreatScott.media). This infectious...   Full listing

Jay Lafferty: Wheesht!. Jay Lafferty.

Jay Lafferty: Wheesht!

  • Stand-Up / storytelling
  • 10
  • 6:30pm (1 hour)
  • 1-19, 21-27 Aug 2018

With a colourful history of never knowing when to shut up, Jay has managed to get herself into - and...   Full listing

Ayesha Hazarika: Girl on Girl. Ayesha Hazarika.

Ayesha Hazarika: Girl on Girl

  • Stand-Up / satire
  • 11 - 12
  • 6:45pm (1 hour)
  • 2-11 Aug 2018

The fight for feminism. Phew! After Weinstein and #MeToo, women of the world have finally united... for a good old-fashioned...   Full listing

Kai Humphries: Team Smug. Kai Humphries.

Kai Humphries: Team Smug

  • Stand-Up
  • 10.50 - 13.50
  • 6:45pm (55 mins)
  • 1-27 Aug 2018

Multi award-winning Geordie comedian premieres his hilarious new show about celebrating life and the true value of having pride in...   Full listing

Justin Moorhouse: Northern Joker. Justin Moorhouse.

Justin Moorhouse: Northern Joker

  • Stand-Up
  • 12 - 13
  • 7pm (1 hour)
  • 1-26 Aug 2018

The self-confessed shameless northern joker is back. Justin's no-nonsense, laugh-out-loud comedy returns to the Fringe for the umpteenth time. Life's...   Full listing

Patrick Monahan: #Goals. Patrick Monahan.

Patrick Monahan: #Goals

  • Stand-Up
  • 13 - 14
  • 8pm (1 hour)
  • 1-14, 16-26 Aug 2018

Multi award-winning comedian and Fringe favourite, returns with another brand new stand-up show, #Goals. We all have life goals, whether...   Full listing

Fred Cooke: Fredinburgh. Fred Cooke.

Fred Cooke: Fredinburgh

  • Stand-Up
  • 8.50 - 9.50
  • 8:15pm (1 hour)
  • 1-13, 15-27 Aug 2018

Fredinburgh, through its rambunctious energy, shows us why Fred Cooke is 'a born entertainer' (Chortle.co.uk). As seen on The Tommy...   Full listing

Ben Hart: The Nutshell. Ben Hart.

Ben Hart: The Nutshell

  • Magic
  • 10.50 - 12.50
  • 8:15pm (1 hour)
  • 1-12, 14-27 Aug 2018

West End star and multi award-winning magician Ben Hart returns to Edinburgh with a brand-new show that shines a light...   Full listing

Murray Hill: About to Break. Murray Hill.

Murray Hill: About to Break

  • Cabaret / improv
  • 10.50 - 12.50
  • 9:15pm (1 hour)
  • 1-12, 14-27 Aug 2018

A rip-roaring Edinburgh debut from a showbiz icon who lives to perform, and performs to live. He'll regale details of...   Full listing

So You Think You're Funny? Sketch.

So You Think You're Funny? Sketch

  • Stand-Up / sketch show
  • 10
  • 9:15pm (120 mins)
  • 20 Aug 2018

Join us for the second year of the new comedy competition celebrating all things sketch! The organiser's behind the UK's...   Full listing

Damian Clark: Extra Show. Damian Clark.

Damian Clark: Extra Show

  • Stand-Up
  • 10 - 11
  • 10pm (1 hour)
  • 1-26 Aug 2018

Strap in for rapid-fire jokes from the Aussie hurricane in this brand-new show. Due to phenomenal demand, 26 shows have...   Full listing

Set List: Stand-Up Without a Net.

Set List: Stand-Up Without a Net

  • Improv / stand-up
  • 6 - 14.50
  • 10:30pm (1 hour)
  • 2-12, 14-19, 21-26 Aug 2018

'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.

AAA Stand-Up Late at Gilded Balloon

  • Stand-Up
  • 10 - 11.50
  • 10:45pm (1 hour)
  • 1-27 Aug 2018

Total sell-out 2010-2017 returns with a brand-new line-up. 'Comedy the way it should be: laugh-a-minute, leaving the audience wishing the...   Full listing

The Moa Show. Jamie McCaskill.

The Moa Show

  • Stand-Up
  • 11 - 12
  • 10:45pm (1 hour)
  • 1-13, 15-27 Aug 2018

Three lonely men are magically transported to a mythical land through the charms of a Maori busker. To get home,...   Full listing

Very Blue Peter. Toby Boutall.

Very Blue Peter

  • Play
  • 10 - 11
  • 11:15pm (1 hour)
  • 1-27 Aug 2018

1998. England are out of the World Cup. JK Rowling is still pretty skint. Richard Bacon has been framed. Or...   Full listing

Will Seaward's Spooky Midnight Ghost Stories V. Will Seaward.

Will Seaward's Spooky Midnight Ghost Stories V

  • Storytelling
  • 10 - 10.50
  • Midnight (1 hour)
  • 1-12, 14-21, 23-27 Aug 2018

The legendary late-night, vampire-flavoured torch-wielding storytelling ghoststravaganza returns for a fifth year! Run while you can!! Join Edinburgh's favourite spooky...   Full listing

Mr McClelland's Damn Good Dance.

Mr McClelland's Damn Good Dance

  • Cabaret
  • 8 - 10
  • 12:15am (165 mins)
  • 2-5, 10-12, 17-19, 24-26 Aug 2018

'My favourite DJ on the planet... If you're looking for a party get a ticket' (Tom Loud, Hot Dub Time...   Full listing

Late'n'Live.

Late'n'Live

  • Stand-Up
  • 12.50 - 16
  • 1am (1 hour)
  • 3-27 Aug 2018

The original, wildest and latest of the late-night comedy shows is back for its 32nd year, showcasing unadulterated comedy mayhem...   Full listing