Venue 88: Just The Tonic at the Caves

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Best Small Venue in the 2009 Scottish Event Awards combined with Just the Tonic, one of the UK's leading comedy providers. Great shows, reasonable prices, amazing building, outstanding performance areas, great bar. Putting the fun back into the Fringe!

Shows at this venue in 2010

Magicians! Behind The Magic!. Copyright: Thames Television.

Magicians! Behind The Magic!

  • Storytelling / play
  • 5 - 8.50
  • Noon (1 hour)
  • 5-15, 17-29 Aug 2010

Fabuloso and Dupont present an intimate lunchtime soirĂ©e of love and toast and magic. And magic. But have you ever...   Full listing

Sex, Lies And The KKK.

Sex, Lies And The KKK

  • Stand-up
  • 6.50 - 9.50
  • 1pm (55 mins)
  • 5-6, 8-16, 18-29 Aug 2010

Do you support homophobic marriage? Are we naturally monogamous or 'romantic multi-taskers'? How does the Ku Klux Klan view President...   Full listing

Obama Mia!. Copyright: Yorkshire Television.

Obama Mia!

  • Musical
  • 5 - 6
  • 1:45pm (1 hour)
  • 5-16, 18-29 Aug 2010

Prepare to laugh and cry at the comedy musical of this summer in a tongue-in-cheek look at what really happened...   Full listing

Charmed Forces. Copyright: Channel X.

Charmed Forces

  • Sketch show
  • 5 - 7
  • 2pm (1 hour)
  • 5-15, 17-22, 24-29 Aug 2010

Charmed Forces have arrived in Afghanistan to entertain the troops with their variety act. Having met with moderate success at...   Full listing

Strong and Wrong. Image shows from L to R: Dan Carter-Hope, Anna-Maria Nabirye. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Strong and Wrong

  • Musical / sketch show
  • 5 - 9
  • 2:15pm (1 hour)
  • 5-16, 18-29 Aug 2010

Ladieees and Gentlemen ... gasp in amazement at sketches performed without safety nets! Chuckle contentedly as a performer's fake moustache...   Full listing

The Leftovers. Copyright: Associated-Rediffusion Television.

The Leftovers

  • Sketch show / storytelling
  • 5 - 7.50
  • 3:20pm (1 hour)
  • 5-15, 17-22, 24-29 Aug 2010

Welcome to the 'writing' room. Jez is shouting (again), Neil can't think (he's spilt tea on his deck shoes) and...   Full listing

Holly Burn: Living and Dying. Copyright: Yorkshire Television.

Holly Burn: Living and Dying

  • Sketch show / stand-up
  • 4 - 6.50
  • 3:35pm (50 mins)
  • 5-16, 18-29 Aug 2010

After 2009's critically acclaimed, sell-out show 'At Home with Holly', Holly returns to Edinburgh with more renegade character comedy that...   Full listing

Caroline Mabey: Eat Your Friends. Copyright: Yorkshire Television.

Caroline Mabey: Eat Your Friends

  • Multimedia / stand-up
  • 5
  • 4:35pm (1 hour)
  • 5-16, 18-29 Aug 2010

Breakfast: the most difficultest meal of the day, especially at 4.35 in the afternoon. Caroline Mabey has a cartoon coffee...   Full listing

The Ginge, The Geordie and The Geek. Image shows from L to R: Graeme Rooney, Paul Charlton, Kevin O'Loughlin. Copyright: London Weekend Television.

The Ginge, The Geordie and The Geek

  • Sketch show
  • 6.50 - 10.50
  • 4:45pm (1 hour)
  • 5-16, 18-29 Aug 2010

After selling over 3, 000 tickets last year, the boys return with more silliness, surrealism, great characters and 80s anthems....   Full listing

The Three Englishmen. Image shows from L to R: Jack Hartnell, Tom Hensby, Nick Hall, Ben Cottam. Copyright: BBC.

The Three Englishmen

  • Musical / sketch show
  • 4 - 8
  • 4:45pm (1 hour)
  • 5-15, 17-29 Aug 2010

Fresh from sell-out shows in London and Brighton, The Three Englishmen (Time Out Critic's Choice 2009) are proud to present...   Full listing

Manga: The Body Tights Man Show. Copyright: Granada Television.

Manga: The Body Tights Man Show

  • Improv
  • 5 - 8
  • 5:15pm (1 hour)
  • 5-15, 17-22, 24-29 Aug 2010

Wahaha! The big storm is back from Tokyo! Through Japanese manga, anime and game shows, three Gaga Heads use only...   Full listing

Eric's Laws Of The Land. Copyright: BBC.

Eric's Laws Of The Land

  • Multimedia
  • 4 - 5
  • 6pm (1 hour)
  • 5-16, 18-29 Aug 2010

Eric wants to make the world a better place. Eric has laws that will make life better for everyone, only...   Full listing

His Eyes Were Like Oysters. Image shows from L to R: Liam Stewart, Natasia Demetriou, Phillip Dunning. Copyright: Thames Television.

His Eyes Were Like Oysters

  • Sketch show
  • 5 - 7
  • 6:15pm (1 hour)
  • 5-16, 18-29 Aug 2010

You have a tiny penis. I have a tiny penis. Come and see our tiny penises. 'They had tiny penises'...   Full listing

WitTank. Image shows from L to R: Mark Cooper-Jones, Naz Osmanoglu, Kieran Boyd.

WitTank

  • Sketch show / musical
  • 5 - 9
  • 6:15pm (1 hour)
  • 5-16, 18-29 Aug 2010

Big characters, inventive sketches and fast-paced fun for those who enjoy a riot but would rather sit in a theatre...   Full listing

Big Value Comedy Show - Early. Copyright: Central Independent Television / WitzEnd Productions.

Big Value Comedy Show - Early

  • Stand-up
  • 9 - 10
  • 7:30pm (90 mins)
  • 5-15, 17-29 Aug 2010

Four top comedians, two-hour show. In its 16th year as the recognised launchpad for future stars. Tomorrow's comedians, yesterday's prices......   Full listing

Josie Long: Be Honourable!. Josie Long. Copyright: Associated Television.

Josie Long: Be Honourable!

  • Stand-up
  • 8 - 9
  • 7:40pm (70 mins)
  • 5-16, 18-21, 24-29 Aug 2010

Be Honourable! is about trying to be a saint, strangers, politics, complacency and breakfast. The shows aim is to provoke...   Full listing

Henning Wehn: My Struggle. Copyright: Thames Television.

Henning Wehn: My Struggle

  • Stand-up
  • 5 - 10.50
  • 9:10pm (1 hour)
  • 5-16, 18-29 Aug 2010

Life as German comedy ambassador to the United Kingdom is a right old struggle. Henning will tell you all about...   Full listing

Tiernan Douieb: Littlest Things. Tiernan Douieb. Copyright: Thames Television.

Tiernan Douieb: Littlest Things

  • Stand-up
  • 6 - 10
  • 9:20pm (1 hour)
  • 5-15, 17-29 Aug 2010

You look lovely today. No, really. The smallest things we say can really make someone's day. As a professional small...   Full listing

Big Value Comedy Show - Late. Copyright: Thames Television.

Big Value Comedy Show - Late

  • Stand-up
  • 9 - 10
  • 9:30pm (90 mins)
  • 5-15, 17-29 Aug 2010

Four different comedians to the early show with all the extras. Established as one of the best shows on the...   Full listing

Just The Tonic Comedy Club. Copyright: Yorkshire Television.

Just The Tonic Comedy Club

  • Stand-up
  • 10 - 12.50
  • 11pm (120 mins)
  • 5-16, 18-29 Aug 2010

Late night mixed bill comedy? Look no further, comedy clubs are our speciality. Our weekend clubs in Nottingham and London...   Full listing

Dr Brown Because. Phil Burgers. Copyright: Thames Television.

Dr Brown Because

  • Stand-up
  • 5 - 8
  • 11:10pm (55 mins)
  • 5-15, 17-29 Aug 2010

Visual and surreal comedy absurdist returns after world tour. 'Part precocious child, part an American Mr Bean ... a deliciously...   Full listing

Phil Kay: RadioFree.

Phil Kay: RadioFree

  • Musical / stand-up
  • 6 - 11
  • 11:40pm (1 hour)
  • 6-15, 17-22, 24-29 Aug 2010

Come witness meticulously planned mayhem ... finally all the fantastic ideas that Phil can never remember on stage can come...   Full listing

Seymour Mace In Seymourland. Copyright: Granada Television.

Seymour Mace In Seymourland

  • Stand-up
  • 5 - 7.50
  • 11:40pm (1 hour)
  • 5-16, 18-23, 25-29 Aug 2010

Imagine a place where all your wildest dreams come true. Now, forget that place and imagine another place where a...   Full listing

The 80s Movie Flashback. Copyright: BBC.

The 80s Movie Flashback

  • Sketch show
  • 5 - 7
  • 12:20am (1 hour)
  • 7-15, 17-28 Aug 2010

Hey you guys! For everyone who wanted to travel at 88 miles per hour, catch a fly in chopsticks, and...   Full listing

Matt Forde.

Fordy's Lock-In

  • Stand-up
  • 6 - 8
  • 12:20am (90 mins)
  • 5-15, 17-29 Aug 2010

Join 6Music, 5Live and talkSPORT favourite Matt Forde for a lock-in with the best Fringe comedians every night. Come and...   Full listing