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 2012

The Aspidistras - Hi Noon!. Image shows from L to R: Gerardine Coyne, Maria Hodson.

The Aspidistras - Hi Noon!

  • Sketch show / stand-up
  • 5
  • 13 & 15-26 Aug 2012

For two weeks only, catch semi-musical comedy duo The Aspidistras on their annual Edinburgh holiday/business trip. Business itinerary: showbiz deals,...   Full listing

The St Andrews Revue. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

The St Andrews Revue

  • Sketch show
  • 7
  • 2-13 & 15-19 Aug 2012

Hailing from the University of St Andrews (often referred to as the alcoholic Scottish cousin of Oxbridge), a rag tag...   Full listing

Funk Rocket 5000.

Funk Rocket 5000

  • Sketch show
  • 5 - 6
  • 4-13 & 15-26 Aug 2012

Funk Rocket 5000's front man, Dr Benoit, has teamed up with his patient Rachel in an attempt to make her...   Full listing

Afternoon Delight.

Afternoon Delight

  • 5
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2012

A sample show of different acts from within Just the Tonic venues, and maybe some guests. Spend an hour in...   Full listing

Luke and Harry's Dot Dot Dot.

Luke and Harry's Dot Dot Dot

  • Sketch show
  • 8 - 9
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2012

Luke and Harry perform fifteen nearly realistic sketches detailing an unhealthy home life. Luke finds love at a Toby Carvery,...   Full listing

The Intimate Strangers.

The Intimate Strangers

  • Sketch show
  • 7.50 - 9.50
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2012

From the silly to the surreal, feast on our tasty spread of comic delights ending in the spectacular Cult The...   Full listing

Kevin Tomlinson: Seven Ages!.

Kevin Tomlinson: Seven Ages!

  • Improv
  • 10 - 11
  • 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23 & 25 Aug 2012

A comic look at the seven stages of life! A truly life-affirming show that will make you laugh until you...   Full listing

Thea-Skot's Miss Adventures. Alison Thea-Skot.

Thea-Skot's Miss Adventures

  • Sketch show
  • 7 - 8
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2012

The 2011 Funny's Funny and 2010 Funny Women Finalist returns with another 'delightfully batty' (List) character comedy show. From the...   Full listing

Mae Day. Mae Martin.

Mae Day

  • Music / stand-up
  • 6 - 8
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2012

Canadian Mae Martin's (GlobalTV, CBC) solo show mines her neurotic visions of the impending apocalypse - but this show is...   Full listing

Holly Burn: The H Club. Holly Burn.

Holly Burn: The H Club

  • Sketch show / stand-up
  • 7 - 8
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2012

Wanna join a private members club but don't have the money, sense of elitism or decent shoes? Then kick back...   Full listing

Not Treasure Island.

Not Treasure Island

  • Storytelling
  • 5
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2012

This year, Sleeping Trees are in pursuit of treasure ... if they can remember where it's been buried. Not Treasure...   Full listing

Big Value Comedy Show - Early.

Big Value Comedy Show - Early

  • Stand-up
  • 7 - 10
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2012

Our 18th year as the recognised launchpad for future legends, featuring four top comedians. Tomorrow's stars are born here. Every...   Full listing

Billy The Mime. Steven Banks.

Billy The Mime

  • Satire
  • 6 - 8
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2012

'Politically incorrect! Uncomfortably funny! Twisted! Chilling!' (New York Times). 'A one-man variety show depicting the most taboo and controversial stories...   Full listing

Jen Brister - Now and Then. Jen Brister.

Jen Brister - Now and Then

  • Stand-up
  • 9 - 10
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2012

Jen's cup is half-empty and she's struggling to fill it. Heading inexorably towards middle age Brister is looking to change...   Full listing

The Not Quite Quartet. Copyright: BBC.

The Not Quite Quartet

  • Music / stand-up
  • 5 - 8.50
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2012

Take a musical maestro, blend with spontaneous comedy, inject wit and intelligence and you get The Not Quite Quartet -...   Full listing

Andrew Doyle: Whatever It Takes. Andrew Doyle.

Andrew Doyle: Whatever It Takes

  • Stand-up
  • 6.50 - 7.50
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2012

'Britain's hottest young comedian' (GQ Magazine) returns to Edinburgh following his 2011 sell-out show. 'One of the funniest, sharpest, cruellest...   Full listing

The Colour Ham.

The Colour Ham

  • Sketch show / magic
  • 7 - 10.50
  • 2-12 Aug 2012

Eleven nights only - will sell out. 2012 - Year of the Ham. Mind-blowing sketch show full of magic, mentalism...   Full listing

KWAT: Greetings from KWAT.

KWAT: Greetings from KWAT

  • Sketch show
  • 8 - 10
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2012

Welcome to the Democratic Republic of KWAT. Left off the world atlas after missing the application deadline. Journey with us...   Full listing

Paul Ricketts - Ironic Infinity. Paul Ricketts.

Paul Ricketts - Ironic Infinity

  • Stand-up
  • 6.50 - 7
  • 2-3, 5-13, 15-22 & 24-26 Aug 2012

Funny isn't enough? Okay, try this hilarious stand-up show instead. Promoters, agents, fellow comics and punters have all given me...   Full listing

Things We Did Before Reality. Will Franken.

Things We Did Before Reality

  • Sketch show
  • 10 - 11
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2012

Armed with a 'highly developed sense of the absurd' (New York Times), comedy virtuoso Will Franken deluges his audiences with...   Full listing

COMX.

COMX

  • Stand-up
  • 8
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2012

COMX returns with the best in late night comedy in the wonderful Caves. Last year's special guests included Richard Herring,...   Full listing

Guardian Reader. Copyright: Associated Television.

Guardian Reader

  • Satire / stand-up
  • 8 - 9
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2012

The Guardian is a newspaper for pinkos, Marxists, tree-huggers, hippies, pacifists, proud-sluts, upper-middle class pseudo-intellectuals and me. This is a...   Full listing

School Night.

School Night

  • 8.50
  • 6-8, 13, 15 & 20-22 Aug 2012

Brilliant school-based comedy night, featuring the comedy circuit's greatest tackling their chosen subject. Previous School Nights have included award winners...   Full listing