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Fringe 2015 Tickets ON SALE NOW!

We are thrilled to announce that our 30th Anniversary year is going to be bigger, funnier and more dramatic than ever.

To kick start our 2015 programme, we have three shows going on sale today! Check out these early birds! (more…)

Apply for SYTYF? 2015

Applications to participate in So You Think You’re Funny? 2015 are now open!

If you’re new to stand-up comedy, haven’t been performing regularly before June 2014 and think you’ve got what it takes to join the cream of the comedy crop then this is the competition for you! (more…)


Gilded Balloon Comedy At Drygate 2015

In the same way that the brewers at Drygate have worked tirelessly to perfect the recipes for their selection of craft beers, we’re perfecting the recipe for the ultimate in Friday night entertainment!

Gilded Balloon Comedy at Drygate Brewing Company returns in 2015 for a new and improved evening of comedy every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month at 8pm!

We’re setting the precedent for the rest of the year with an incredible debut show in January featuring Dylan Moran’s brand new work in progress! (more…)


Dylan Moran to Open GB Studio Saturdays

The Gilded Balloon and The Edinburgh Festival Theatre have teamed up for 2015 to bring you the hottest new comedy night in town!

We’re seeing in the New Year with a special introductory show on January 10th to give you a taster of what’s to come EVERY first Saturday of the month until August – that’s right Fringe fans, we’re on a mission to keep the festival alive all year round! And where better to host the event than Edinburgh’s own Festival Theatre? We’ll be commandeering The Studio (the Festival Theatre’s fantastic new venue space) to deliver some of the best acts on the UK comedy scene!