Gilded Balloon at the Museum

Gilded Balloon at the Museum
Lothian Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1HB
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Ayesha Hazarika: State of the Nation

Funny Women Ltd Politics, power and how we lost the plot. Ayesha Hazarika MBE lifts the lid on what life's really like behind the scenes at Westminster and, with her characteristically brutal honesty, asks what's next for British politics. Since leaving frontline politics, Ayesha has become a sought-after commentator…

Mon 14 Aug

Auditorium

£10 (£9)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 15 Aug

Auditorium

£10 (£9)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 16 Aug

Auditorium

£10 (£9)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 20 Aug

Brave Macbeth

Captivate Theatre On his way home from battle, Brave Macbeth meets the witches who tell him that he will become king. Now he quite likes that idea and so does his wife. What will he do to get his hands on the crown? 'One of the best children's shows at the Fringe this year… has set the mark for how Shakespeare can be…

Fri 4 Aug

Auditorium

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 5 Aug

Auditorium

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 6 Aug

Auditorium

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 10 more dates until 16 Aug

Ensonglopedia of Science

John Hinton A song about science for every letter of the alphabet. Expect atoms, big bangs, cells, DNA… Expect the unexpected. And expect it to rhyme. Ensonglopedia of Science is the new show by John Hinton, multi award-winning writer and performer of the Scientrilogy of musical comedies about Darwin, Einstein and…

Wed 2 Aug

Auditorium

£6

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 3 Aug

Auditorium

£6

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 4 Aug

Auditorium

£6

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 27 Aug

Fred MacAulay

The popular morning radio show host who has now graduated to the heady heights of 'Mock the Week' and the like shares his witticisms about life and living in Scotland today.

Mon 14 Aug

Auditorium

£13 (£12)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 15 Aug

Auditorium

£13 (£12)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 16 Aug

Auditorium

£13 (£12)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 27 Aug

Frost and Lorca

A unique fusion of art, poetry, projections, music and theatre. Celebrated British abstract artist Sir Terry Frost spent a decade creating work inspired by Federico Garcia Lorca, producing the beautiful Lorca portfolio: 11 poems in both Spanish and English each accompanied by an original etching by Frost (father of…

Thu 17 Aug

Auditorium

£12 (£10)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 18 Aug

Auditorium

£12 (£10)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 19 Aug

Auditorium

£12 (£10)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 23 Aug

Kinsey Sicks: Things You Shouldn't Say

The Kinsey Sicks If you love Donald Trump, you'll hate this show! Get ready for a hilarious, thought-provoking, heartbreaking yet inspiring experience – in glorious four-part harmony and over-the-top drag! America's favorite Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet (and Edinburgh, Off-Broadway and Vegas favourites!) return with…

Wed 2 Aug

Auditorium

£8

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 3 Aug

Auditorium

£8

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 4 Aug

Auditorium

£8

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 13 Aug

Luisa Omielan: The Interlude – Politics for Bitches/What Would Mary Magdalene Do?!

CatFace Talent Star of hit shows What Would Beyonce Do?! and Am I Right Ladies?!, Luisa will eventually bring the third part of the trilogy to Edinburgh and it will be called Famous With A Baby. However, she's not writing it until it writes itself. Meanwhile, she believes she has the right to have an opinion on…

Wed 2 Aug

Auditorium

£8

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 3 Aug

Auditorium

£8

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 4 Aug

Auditorium

£8

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 27 Aug

Mark Thompson's Spectacular Science Show

Lakin McCarthy Entertainment Ltd The Science Guy is back. Explore the strange and magical properties of matter with exploding elephant's toothpaste, vortex generating dustbins, growling jelly babies and even flying toilet paper! If you think science is boring – think again. TV astronomer and author Mark Thompson has…

Thu 3 Aug

Auditorium

£6

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 4 Aug

Auditorium

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 5 Aug

Auditorium

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 27 Aug

Neil Delamere: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Pensioner

Gilded Balloon and The Lisa Richards Agency Present… Not long ago, Neil's dad asked him to help deliver the Meals on Wheels. He agreed and off they set. Little did they know that their lives would never be the same again. Except for the bits of their lives that didn't change. They would be the same again. 'You'll be…

Wed 2 Aug

Auditorium

£8

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 3 Aug

Auditorium

£8

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 4 Aug

Auditorium

£8

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 27 Aug

Night at the Museum

Gilded Balloon Presents… Join the best comedians from across the globe as they blur the line between arteFACT and arteFICTION in a wholly improvised set, prompted by the historical artefacts housed in the National Museum of Scotland’s archives! This unrehearsed show-and-tell might not be historically – or even…

Wed 2 Aug

Auditorium

£6

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 3 Aug

Auditorium

£6

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 4 Aug

Auditorium

£6

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 27 Aug

Robin Ince's Rorschach Test

Lakin McCarthy Entertainment Ltd Presenter of BBC's Rose d'Or award-winning Infinite Monkey Cage gets excited about goats on canvas, matchstalk men and holes in pelvis bones in a show probably about art. Expect a frenetic hour where Robin tries to explain why he likes staring at art and the best overheard conversations…

Wed 2 Aug

Auditorium

£8

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 3 Aug

Auditorium

£8

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 4 Aug

Auditorium

£12

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 13 Aug

Singing Hands Summer Spectacular

Singing Hands Join Suzanne and Tracy on a magical, musical journey around the world. Experience their unique approach to multisensory music making and signing. The show will feature their eclectic repertoire of nursery rhymes and action songs from their DVDs and CDs, as well as some exciting new songs for older…

Thu 17 Aug

Auditorium

£11 (£9)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 18 Aug

Auditorium

£11 (£9)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 19 Aug

Auditorium

£11 (£9)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Stuart Maconie: Jarrow Road to the Deep South

Lakin McCarthy Entertainment Ltd In October 2016, writer and broadcaster Stuart Maconie walked 300 miles from Jarrow to London, retracing the famous Jarrow Crusade 80 years on, through a divided, complex country that echoes 1936 in many ways. From choral evensong to curry house, from austerity to affluence, from…

Mon 21 Aug

Auditorium

£12

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 22 Aug

Auditorium

£12

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 23 Aug

Auditorium

£12

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 27 Aug

This Is Not Culturally Significant

Out of Spite Theatre A brutally intense, darkly comic one-man show that unveils the compulsive and eccentric nature of humanity. This thunderous, high-energy piece of theatre is performed entirely nude and combines dark clowning and deeply grotesque bouffon to create sharp political comment on contemporary society.

Fri 4 Aug

Auditorium

£7

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 5 Aug

Auditorium

£10 (£9)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 6 Aug

Auditorium

£10 (£9)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 26 Aug

La Vie Dans Une Marionette

A whimsical story of a pianist and his puppet, packed full of gags, hilarious moments and surprises. Experience physical theatre and clowning at its finest, with fun for the whole family.

Wed 2 Aug

Auditorium

£6

Preview New Zealand at Edinburgh. Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 3 Aug

Auditorium

£6

Preview New Zealand at Edinburgh. Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 4 Aug

Auditorium

£6

Preview New Zealand at Edinburgh. Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 28 Aug

Werewolves

Nick Phillips The village of Millers Hollow is haunted by werewolves. Night falls and the innocent villagers are murdered in their sleep. By day, the villagers try to pick off the werewolves. Who will survive? A game of accusation, lying, bluffing, second-guessing and assassination hosted by the one and only inimitable…

Sun 20 Aug

Event Space

£10

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 21 Aug

Event Space

£10

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 22 Aug

Event Space

£10

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 27 Aug

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