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Applications Open For So You Think You’re Funny? 2016

Another year, another chance to enter the UK’s most prestigious comedy newcomer competition! 

If you think that you’ve got what it takes to become the next big name in comedy, then this is the competition for you. (more…)

Gilded Balloon Comedy: Feb – Jul 2016

Gilded Balloon Comedy Spring/Summer Season

We’ve an amazing new programme to kick off our Gilded Balloon Comedy circuit for 2016! Check out our fantastic new line-ups below! Too many to choose from? Why not take our quiz (below) to find out which show you should go and see this season!  (more…)


Apply to Perform at Fringe 2016

Do You Want To Be Part of the Gilded Balloon’s Fringe 2016 Programme?

Apply Now!


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QUIZ: Which Drygate act should YOU see?

Take our quiz to find out which GB Comedy @ Drygate headliner you should go to see this season!

Gilded Balloon Comedy: Oct-Dec 2015

The Fringe is over but there’s no rest for the Gilded!

We’ve got a whole new programme of incredible comedy coming your way from October through to the new year so check it out… (more…)

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Congratulations Luca Cupani!

The Gilded Balloon are proud to announce that the winner of the 28th So You Think You’re Funny? Competition is Luca Cupani.

After showcases taking our judges all over the UK, the So You Think You’re Funny? Winner has been announced as Luca Cupani, beating nine of the best new comedians on the circuit.

Runners up were also announced as Yuriko Kotani and Ed Day.