Hollywood Film Fest

Hollywood Film Fest

The Hollywood Film Festival is an improvised comedy/drama show taking the standard improvised format onto the silver screen. 

Scotland’s ReferendumFest 2014

Scotland’s ReferendumFest 2014

Set above the pleasantly dilapidated Quaker’s Tearoom on Victoria Street, Scotland’s Refurendumfest is a series of 15 debates dealing with the intricacies of the big yes/no. 

Ian Fox Presents The Unsearchables - Free

Ian Fox Presents The Unsearchables - Free

Ian Fox: The Unsearchables is an interactive quiz show that asks the questions you can’t Google. 

10 Films with My Dad

10 Films with My Dad

10 Films With My Dad is a PowerPoint assisted piece of stand up telling the story of one man’s relationship with his father. 

Craig Hill: Give Him an Inch...

Craig Hill: Give Him an Inch...

Craig Hill: Give Him an Inch is one man’s all guns blazing, Gaga backed attempt to make sure everyone is completely aware that he is gay and Scottish. 

One Man Breaking Bad

One Man Breaking Bad

One Man Breaking Bad is impressionist Miles Allen’s attempt to squeeze 60 Breaking Bad episodes into 60 minutes. 

The Electric Swing Circus

The Electric Swing Circus

The Electric Swing Circus are a double female fronted six-piece bringing a mish-mash of art funk and ‘50s jive to the opulent halls of the Assembly Checkpoint. 

The Voyage of The Narwhal

The Voyage of The Narwhal

Grab your sailor’s hat, pick up your cutlass and pop on your sea legs because the Narwhal is here; the grandest ship the world has ever seen, and like LSD in the 60s - “if yo… 

Amused Moose Comedy Awards Gangshow

Amused Moose Comedy Awards Gangshow

The Amused Moose Comedy Awards Gangshow is a showcase of previous contestants and winners of the Amused Moose Comedy Awards. 

Fat Girl Slim

Fat Girl Slim

Helen Orton used to be an overweight woman with confidence issues stemming from her body. 

Free Fall

Free Fall

Free Fall is Luca Cupani’s first stand up show and an hour of comedy similar in its rambled, improvised form to Ross Noble’s earlier work. 

Lewis Schaffer: Success Is Not An Option

Lewis Schaffer: Success Is Not An Option

Lewis Schaffer, a 57 year old New York Jew, greets each audience member with a warm handshake as they walk into the dingy, dubiously smelling venue of Lewis Schaffer: Success Is … 

Real Fake White Dirt

Real Fake White Dirt

Real Fake White Dirt is both the spoken word tirade of New Zealander Jess Holly Bates and an paradox she alludes to that encompasses her life as a post-colonial white girl. 

The Philosorap Cabaret

The Philosorap Cabaret

The Philosorap Cabaret is Charlie Dupré’s one man, floor shaking, beat breaking rap show that in about 50 minutes lurches through the entire history of western philosophy. 

The Story of Medieval England From 1066 to 1485 at Roughly Nine Years and Two Jokes Per Minute Incorporating The Hundred Years War as a Football Match and of Course Scottish Independence Performed by Paul B Edwards – Free

The Story of Medieval England From 1066 to 1485 at Roughly Nine Years and Two Jokes Per Minute Incorporating The Hundred Years War as a Football Match and of Course Scottish Independence Performed by Paul B Edwards – Free

The Story of Medieval England From 1066 to 1485 at Roughly Nine Years and Two Jokes Per Minute Incorporating The Hundred Years War as a Football Match and of Course Scottish Indepe… 

Skeptics on the Fringe

Skeptics on the Fringe

Skeptics on the Fringe are a non-profit branch of the Edinburgh Skeptics who are celebrating five years at the Fringe with a catalogue of guest speakers, aimed at the seasoned free… 

So You Think You're Funny?

So You Think You're Funny?

The Gilded Balloon’s So You Think You’re Funny is a comedy omnibus and competition, offering little showcase slots for Fringe veterans and newcomers. 

Learn to Laugh with Keep Calm and Improv

Learn to Laugh with Keep Calm and Improv

Learn to Laugh with Keep Calm and Improv is a comedy show that attempts to deconstruct the notion of improvised comedy through improvised comedy. 

Michael Legge and Robin Ince Are Pointless Anger, Righteous Ire 3: Ooh Stick You, Your Mama Too... and Your Daddy

Michael Legge and Robin Ince Are Pointless Anger, Righteous Ire 3: Ooh Stick You, Your Mama Too... and Your Daddy

“You don’t know what heckling is!” screams Michael Legge at a woman in the first row, cutting down her contention that the Northern-Irish comedian is lovely. 

Chlorine

Chlorine

From a cool, air-conditioned distance, the 3 Reasonable Women’s Chlorine is a thematically jam-packed, A-Level drama-mare of a show. 

Comedy in the Dark

Comedy in the Dark

Comedy in the Dark is exactly what it sounds like. 

Smoking Ban

Smoking Ban

Smoking Ban is a one-woman show that, in just over an hour, offers a sympathetic, funny and compellingly real look at the mucky heart of the tobacco industry. 

Aunty Donna

Aunty Donna

Aunty Donna are an Australian three-piece bringing 60 minutes of fast-paced, filthy, contemporary-reference-heavy comedy to The Gilded Balloon.