Gilded Balloon Teviot

Gilded Balloon Teviot
13 Bristo Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9AJ
  • Telephone 0131 622 6552
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  • Website www.gildedballoon.co.uk
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Gilded Balloon Teviot

The Gilded Balloon is one of the largest and most well-known venues at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The Gilded Balloon has experienced a dramatic evolution from its modest origins of one studio theatre with seven shows per day in 1986, to operating nine venues with over 130 shows per day featuring performers from across the globe in 2015! The Gilded Balloon’s position as a premier venue is based on intriguing, imaginative, adventurous and international programming covering exciting dance and physical theatre, spine-chilling plays and challenging drama and children’s shows. The venue’s reputation, however, comes from promoting, supporting and nurturing comedy, presenting the cream of stand-up, improvisation and character comedy.

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Impromptu Shakespeare

Bursting with love, poetry, comedy, tragedy, mistaken identity and everything in-between, Impromptu Shakespeare brings you an entirely new and unique Shakespeare play inspired by audience suggestions, to delight Shakespeare nerds and newbies alike. Featuring a cast of leading theatrical and comedic improvisers, they've…

Wed 31 Jul

Nightclub

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Nightclub

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Nightclub

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 26 Aug

Of Mice and Men

Fringe Management Returning after its critical success in 2015, Nigel Miles-Thomas and Michael Roy Andrew again star as Lennie and George in John Steinbeck's classic story of two outsiders striving to find their place in an unforgiving world. Music by Mahalia Jackson. 'Gripping performances and marvellous acting…

Wed 31 Jul

Wine Bar

£7 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Wine Bar

£7 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Wine Bar

£7 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 26 Aug

Reviews & features

How to experience the magic of the Edinburgh Fringe in 24 hours

1 Aug 2018

If you only have a day to spend and are looking for some fun, we've got you covered

It's the biggest arts festival in the world and it transforms the city of Edinburgh during the month of August. Over 50,000 performances of over 3000 shows took place in 300 venues last year. 'How do I begin to work my way through this titanic…

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