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 2014

Hubbard's Cupboards. Copyright: Pesky Productions.

Hubbard's Cupboards

  • 8 - 10
  • 11am (1 hour)
  • 2-9 Aug 2014

Hubbard's Cupboards junk shop becomes a place of magical mayhem when a storybook comes to life! Join Hubbard and son...   Full listing

The Lunchtime Ferret. Image shows from L to R: Stu Turner, Paul Wogan, Cate Mackenzie.

The Lunchtime Ferret

  • Variety
  • 5 - 3
  • 12:40pm (1 hour)
  • 11, 13-17 Aug 2014

Back for their third year, the Comedy Ferrets bring a tasty buffet of stand-up, comedy magic and sex advice to...   Full listing

SOS - Save Our Spaces. Copyright: Dabster Productions.

SOS - Save Our Spaces

  • Play
  • 6 - 10
  • 12:45pm (50 mins)
  • 1-10 Aug 2014

SOS - Save Our Spaces is a new musical comedy about a local community trying to save their town. Based...   Full listing

Marigold. Sophie Pelham.

Marigold

  • Storytelling
  • 5 - 6
  • 1pm (50 mins)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-24 Aug 2014

Marigold has an IQ of 212, a social-awareness of zero, and one big mission to meet her idol, Angela Merkel!...   Full listing

Gagging for Attention.

Gagging for Attention

  • 3
  • 1:55pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-24 Aug 2014

Five comedians for just £3, you say? And a different line up each day? Oh go on then! Here are...   Full listing

The One-Eyed Men's Cult of Lactos. Image shows from L to R: Ben Anderson, Alex Kempton, Sam Jacobsen.

The One-Eyed Men's Cult of Lactos

  • Sketch show
  • 4
  • 2:40pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-18, 20-24 Aug 2014

Join the One-Eyed Men's new cult today! They've dedicated their lives to the worship of the great prophet Barry Ashworth,...   Full listing

Vanity Bites Back. Helen Duff. Copyright: BBC.

Vanity Bites Back

  • Play
  • 6 - 8
  • 3:20pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-24 Aug 2014

Helen's been trying to find her funny bone. Not an easy task when they all stick out at once. A...   Full listing

Red Jungle Fowl.

Red Jungle Fowl

  • Play
  • 6 - 8
  • 3:25pm (1 hour)
  • 1-11, 13-24 Aug 2014

Starry-eyed students embark on a badly thought-out theatre tour to Sao Paulo in the football drenched summer of 2014. As...   Full listing

Neil Pummell: Losing My Identity. Neil Pummell.

Neil Pummell: Losing My Identity

  • Stand-up / storytelling
  • 2 - 5
  • 4:45pm (50 mins)
  • 1-11, 13-17, 19-24 Aug 2014

A man once said: 'Life is a rollercoaster, just gotta ride it'. So what next if it derails taking your...   Full listing

Bristol Revunions: Bonus Material. Copyright: BBC.

Bristol Revunions: Bonus Material

  • Sketch show
  • 5 - 7
  • 5pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-24 Aug 2014

The NaSTA award-winning Bristol Revunions return to the Fringe for their sixth year. This 'terrifyingly hilarious' **** (IntermissionBristol.co.uk) sketch comedy...   Full listing

The Alchemist.

The Alchemist

  • Play
  • 6 - 10
  • 5:55pm (75 mins)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-24 Aug 2014

The Alchemist is Ben Jonson's comic masterpiece: an exercise in hilarious mayhem, merciless satire and ingenious plotting. We follow Face...   Full listing

The Church of Zirconium. Copyright: North Of Watford Film & TV.

The Church of Zirconium

  • 6 - 8
  • 6:05pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-24 Aug 2014

Lonely? Life getting you down? Wealthy? Join us for a personality test and help us spread the word of Zirconium....   Full listing

Jim Holland: Shoegazing. Jim Holland. Copyright: Left Bank Pictures.

Jim Holland: Shoegazing

  • Stand-up
  • 5 - 7.50
  • 6:20pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-24 Aug 2014

It's shoetime! Polite comedy maverick Jim Holland brings intelligent wit, conversational delivery and two-tone shoes to his debut show of...   Full listing

A Kitchen Nightmare. Liam Hourican.

A Kitchen Nightmare

  • Stand-up
  • 6 - 9
  • 6:40pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-24 Aug 2014

Fightin' Irishman Mick Connor is desperate to settle down into a long-term feud. All his brothers and most of his...   Full listing

Ladies Live Longer: Volunteerology. Copyright: BBC.

Ladies Live Longer: Volunteerology

  • Sketch show
  • 7.50 - 8.50
  • 7:10pm (50 mins)
  • 6-11, 13-22 Aug 2014

Award-winning Ladies Live Longer return with a brand new cult... er... show. Let the Volunteerology Society recruit you! Disclaimer: no...   Full listing

Brian.

Brian

  • 4 - 5
  • 7:20pm (1 hour)
  • 20-24 Aug 2014

Brian is a stressed out therapist to the stars and deities. He has to help Thor, who is a regular...   Full listing

Frankenstein: UnBolted. Copyright: Aardman Animations.

Frankenstein: UnBolted

  • Play
  • 7 - 9
  • 7:25pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-24 Aug 2014

The dashing and reckless Last Chance Saloon resurrects Mary Shelley's Frankenstein to create a frenetic hour of slick, riotous theatre...   Full listing

Big Brass.

Big Brass

  • Sketch show
  • 6 - 9
  • 7:40pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-24 Aug 2014

A new sketch show from the current and former presidents of the world famous Oxford Revue. Come along. It'll be...   Full listing

The Colour Ham. Copyright: BBC.

The Colour Ham

  • Sketch show / magic
  • 8 - 11
  • 7:40pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-23 Aug 2014

'Ingenious' (Scotsman). 'They take magic, comedy and mentalism, destroy it and rearrange it in a way that just hasn't been...   Full listing

Javier Jarquin: Joke Ninja. Javier Jarquin.

Javier Jarquin: Joke Ninja

  • Stand-up
  • 7 - 8
  • 8:35pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-24 Aug 2014

How many jokes are out there and you've just never noticed them? Humour that blends seamlessly into its surroundings? Comedy...   Full listing

The Voyage of the Narwhal. Copyright: BBC.

The Voyage of the Narwhal

  • Sketch show
  • 7 - 8
  • 8:40pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-24 Aug 2014

The Voyage of The Narwhal is about a massive passenger ship and the eccentrics aboard. Anticipation has been slowly mounting...   Full listing

Snakes! The Musical. Copyright: BT Sport.

Snakes! The Musical

  • 8.50 - 10.50
  • 8:45pm (75 mins)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-24 Aug 2014

Last year's cult hit is back! A director has written a musical about some snakes on a plane. He thinks...   Full listing

No Strings.

No Strings

  • Sketch show
  • 6 - 8
  • 9pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-24 Aug 2014

No Strings is a new sketch show comprising members of the Oxford Revue, past and present, that features one hour...   Full listing

Evolution of iMaAN. Imaan Hadchiti.

Evolution of iMaAN

  • Stand-up
  • 5.50 - 10
  • 9:20pm (1 hour)
  • 1-11, 13-24 Aug 2014

A stand-up show in which Imaan unravels his experiences in entering the comedy world at age 15 and discusses the...   Full listing

Henning Wehn: Eins, Zwei, DIY. Henning Wehn. Copyright: Pyramid Films.

Henning Wehn: Eins, Zwei, DIY

  • 7.50 - 11.50
  • 9:20pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-24 Aug 2014

After more than a decade in Britain, the German Comedy Ambassador has groan to like puns... though he still couldn't...   Full listing

Kitty Cointreau's BraHaHa. Copyright: What Larks Productions.

Kitty Cointreau's BraHaHa

  • 10
  • 9:20pm (1 hour)
  • 13 Aug 2014

Join Kitty ('the puuuurfect burlesque beauty' Leicester Mercury, 'a singularly dazzling performer' FringeReview.co.uk) for the critically acclaimed UK sell-out revue...   Full listing

Miss Fletcher Sings the Blues. Hayley Sproull.

Miss Fletcher Sings the Blues

  • 11 - 12
  • 9:55pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-17, 19-24 Aug 2014

A musical comedy with educational benefits. A well-meaning, but slightly unhinged music teacher treats an unwitting geography class to a...   Full listing

Nick Coyle: Double Tribute. Nick Coyle.

Nick Coyle: Double Tribute

  • 7 - 10.50
  • 10pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-24 Aug 2014

Sometimes from great tragedy comes dazzling entertainment. Double the tragedy, double the entertainment. This one's for you Jenny. A hilarious...   Full listing

Joke Thieves. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Joke Thieves

  • Stand-up
  • 5 - 7
  • 10:30pm (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-11, 13-24 Aug 2014

The Fringe hit of 2013 returns with more top comedians performing their own jokes, then each others. Will they become...   Full listing

Diane Chorley. Copyright: Whyaduck Productions / Big Talk Productions.

Diane Chorley

  • Cabaret / music
  • Free
  • 11:40pm (80 mins)
  • 18-24 Aug 2014

The fallen 80s icon and Canvey Island nightclub owner, has chosen Edinburgh to reclaim her crown of stardom. In this...   Full listing

Tomorrow! with Ron Lynch.

Tomorrow! with Ron Lynch

  • Variety / music
  • 7 - 8
  • Midnight (1 hour)
  • 31 Jul; 1-24 Aug 2014

A comedy variety show, with sold out houses in Los Angeles for over nine years is making its debut at...   Full listing