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New comic celebrating Edinburgh

By at June 1, 2016 | 1:38 am | 0 Comment

Discover the heritage and history of Glasgow and Edinburgh with A Tale of Two Scottish Cities: a new comic that takes you back in time so you can experience yourself the excitement and ingenuity of two of Scotland’s greatest cities. To mark the launch of their second hotels in Glasgow and Edinburgh, Jurys Inn Hotels have created the comic as a celebration of each

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Mark Nelson to push the comedy boundaries of taste

By at June 30, 2015 | 11:13 pm | 0 Comment

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Mark Nelson’s mix of dark humour, cutting observations and superb one liners is on the menu for comedy fans in Glasgow and Edinburgh this weekend when he headlines Gilded Balloon Comedy at Drygate on Friday 3 July and Gilded Balloon Comedy at The Studio at The Festival Theatre on Saturday 4 July 2015. Mark Nelson, a solidly consistent and excellent stand-up,

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Gilded Balloon Serves A Double Helping Of Stand-Up

By at June 5, 2015 | 12:02 pm | 0 Comment

Jimmy McGhie comedy

Catch Jimmy McGhie, the warm and welcoming, fun and freewheeling London comic, in Glasgow and Edinburgh this weekend before his month long Edinburgh Fringe residency and another brand new sell out show.  He will be headlining both Gilded Balloon Comedy at Drygate (Friday 5 June) and Gilded Balloon Comedy at The Studio (Saturday 6 June) and will have audiences at

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Justin Moorhouse to deliver comedy romp in Scotland

By at March 4, 2015 | 3:19 pm | 0 Comment

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Justin Moorhouse to deliver a stand up comedy romp in Scotland Justin Moorhouse will be in Glasgow and Edinburgh this weekend doing what he does best -no-frills big-hearted stand-up comedy.  Audiences of Gilded Balloon Comedy at Drygate (Friday 6 March) and Gilded Balloon Comedy at The Studio(Saturday 7 March) will be treated to a stand-up romp from one of the

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A Comedy Christmas For Edinburgh This Weekend

By at February 4, 2015 | 1:34 pm | 0 Comment

Jared Christmas Edinburgh

This weekend Glasgow and Edinburgh comedy fans can expect a hilarious thrill ride of laughs and gasps, with a few rants against the small things in our lives, as New Zealand Comic Jarred Christmas headlines Gilded Balloon Comedy at Drygate (Friday 6 February) and Gilded Balloon Comedy at The Studio (Saturday 7 February). Jarred Christmas mixes gags, improvisation

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New Year: New Edinburgh Comedy Club

By at December 8, 2014 | 11:29 am | 1 Comments

Comedians Raymond Mearns (left) and Kai Humphries (right) join Karen Koren, Artistic Director of The Gilded Balloon

Pic: Comedians Raymond Mearns (left) and Kai Humphries (right) join Karen Koren, Artistic Director of The Gilded Balloon On Saturday 10th January 2015 the multi-award winning Irish comedian, Dylan Moran, will headline the inaugural Gilded Balloon Comedy at The Studio at the Festival Theatre, a new monthly comedy club for Edinburgh. Thirty years after first

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Review: Vikki Stone – Instrumental

By at August 2, 2014 | 10:54 am | 0 Comment

Vikki Stone review

The musical comedienne described by the Scotsman as the bastard lovechild of Tim Minchin and Victoria Wood is back at the Fringe with her most personal show yet. I'd first become aware of Vikki Stone when a friend invited me to see her at Carnegie Hall in Dunfermline last October. It was a dark Tuesday night and there were only 12 other people in the audience, so she

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Edinburgh Castle hosts a live concert for BBC One this summer

By at June 5, 2014 | 4:19 pm | 0 Comment

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A spectacular concert Live at Edinburgh Castle with a glittering array of big names will be shown on BBC One, ahead of the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Presented by The One Show’s Alex Jones on Saturday 19 July, Scotland’s capital city will be welcoming a wide range of international musical acts, including, Kaiser Chiefs, Smokey Robinson,

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Review: Colin Cloud – See What You Want To See

By at November 14, 2013 | 3:41 pm | 0 Comment

Colin Cloud Mind Reading

Colin Cloud bills himself as a ‘forensic mind reader’. Wondering what on earth a forensic mind reader is? Well, join the club… Presented in one of Edinburgh’s best kept secrets, the stunning Point Hotel Sky Bar on Bread Street, the audience are treated to an engaging and often bewildering evening’s entertainment from Scotland’s answer (or perhaps heir

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Review: Impromptu Shakespeare

By at August 21, 2013 | 1:28 pm | 2 Comments

Impromptu Shakespeare

One would be forgiven for thinking a show entitled ‘Impromptu Shakespeare’, wherein the entire concept is for the cast to create a brand new Shakespeare play in every show, would be performed almost entirely in the Bard’s synonymous iambic pentameter verse format.  Barring the occasional slightly awkward rhyming couplet, however, this is sadly not the

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