Venue 88: Just The Tonic at the Caves

Shows at this venue in 2015

Have a Heart. Seamus Moran.

Have a Heart

  • Theatre
  • 5 - 9
  • 6-17 & 19-29 Aug 2015

A man who's recently had a heart transplant thinks that his new heart is talking to him. Is he going...   Full listing

We're Not Dogs.

We're Not Dogs

  • Theatre
  • 4 - 8
  • 6-9 Aug 2015

Fresh from performing at London's New Diorama Theatre, Steakshed Productions are bringing their premiere performance to Edinburgh 2015. [l]We're Not...   Full listing

501 Things I Do in My Bedroom.

501 Things I Do in My Bedroom

  • Play
  • 6 - 8
  • 6-17 & 19-29 Aug 2015

Yesterday: deleted Facebook (too many pictures of his new girlfriend). Today: downloaded Tinder, listened to three Beyoncé albums and bought...   Full listing

Afternoon Delight. Copyright: BBC.

Afternoon Delight

  • Stand-up
  • 2 - 5
  • 6-17 & 19-29 Aug 2015

Family-friendly sample show of different shows from within the venues 11 performance spaces... maybe some guests. Spend the hour in...   Full listing

Claire Ford: Box. Claire Ford. Copyright: BBC.

Claire Ford: Box

  • Storytelling
  • Free
  • 6-17 & 19-29 Aug 2015

Outside a cardboard box? Then how do you think inside it? This and other conundrums solved with heartfelt storytelling, clowning,...   Full listing

Last Call for Providence.

Last Call for Providence

  • Theatre
  • 4 - 5
  • 6-17 & 19-29 Aug 2015

Eliot Lewis is in love, but has he missed his chance? Leaving school behind, the college junior takes a bus...   Full listing

David Tsonos: Walking the Cat. David Tsonos. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions / Cave Bear Productions.

David Tsonos: Walking the Cat

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 6-17 & 19-29 Aug 2015

Following a bad break-up (although is there ever a good break-up?), David somehow gained custody of the cat, Mittens. David...   Full listing

Trudelights of the Fringe.

Trudelights of the Fringe

  • Music
  • Free
  • 6-17 & 19-29 Aug 2015

Trudelight knows the Fringe inside out. She's been all over the festival picking the very best acts from the world...   Full listing

Gamer Gamer.

Gamer Gamer

  • Multimedia
  • 5 - 6
  • 6-17 & 19-29 Aug 2015

Award-winning comedians play classic, rare and brand new videogames in the battle to become Edinburgh's Games Master. Face-offs, rants and...   Full listing

AAA Batteries (Not Included). Chris Turner. Copyright: BBC.

AAA Batteries (Not Included)

  • Stand-up
  • 5
  • 6-17 & 19-29 Aug 2015

A fifth family friendly year at the Fringe! An hour of sharp gags, intelligent observations and blisteringly quick improvised raps...   Full listing

James Bran: Choice. James Bran.

James Bran: Choice

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 6-17 & 19-29 Aug 2015

People consistently make terrible choices - the midnight kebab - the mullet - wet look leggings - voting Tory -...   Full listing

That Pair: Letting It Go. Image shows from L to R: Lorna Shaw, Kathryn Bond.

That Pair: Letting It Go

  • Variety / music
  • 5
  • 6-17 & 19-29 Aug 2015

Combining real life stories, sketches and songs, the critically acclaimed duo return with a cautionary tale of two kids' party...   Full listing

The Leeds Tealights: Discuss.

The Leeds Tealights: Discuss

  • Sketch show
  • 5 - 9
  • 6-17 & 19-29 Aug 2015

The Leeds Tealights return to the Edinburgh Fringe with a brand new hour of non-stop hilarity, extreme silliness and high-octane...   Full listing

Kelly Kingham: Inside Out. Kelly Kingham.

Kelly Kingham: Inside Out

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 6-10, 12-17, 19-24 & 26-29 Aug 2015

Join Kelly and his feverish take on love, life and letting go! 'Deliciously unnerving' (Guardian). 'A classy, enjoyable act' (Stage)....   Full listing

Bristol Revunions: Cream.

Bristol Revunions: Cream

  • Sketch show
  • 5 - 7
  • 6-17 & 19-29 Aug 2015

The multi award-winning Bristol Revunions are returning for their seventh year at the Fringe! With this brand new sketch show...   Full listing

Dicing With Dr Death. Philip Nitschke.

Dicing With Dr Death

  • 5 - 7.50
  • 6-17 & 19-29 Aug 2015

There have only ever been nine Dr Deaths, but with most of his namesakes dead, and the Russian serving 12...   Full listing

Sam and Helen: Out There.

Sam and Helen: Out There

  • Stand-up
  • 5 - 7
  • 6-17 & 19-29 Aug 2015

As seen on BBC, as heard on Hoxton Radio and as titled Funny Women Awards finalists 2014. Comedy duo Samantha...   Full listing

Pelican: A Sketch Show.

Pelican: A Sketch Show

  • Sketch show
  • 4 - 5
  • 10-17 & 19-29 Aug 2015

'The epitome of bizarre hilarity and joyous absurdity' ***** (Tab.co.uk). Pelicans are a genus of large water birds that makes...   Full listing

Breakfast Epiphanies. Cormac Friel. Copyright: Cosgrove Hall Films.

Breakfast Epiphanies

  • Storytelling
  • 4 - 5
  • 6-17 & 19-28 Aug 2015

They told him the world was his oyster. Nowadays, he lives in ex-council housing and cannot afford an oyster. His...   Full listing

All Our Friends Are Dead. Image shows from L to R: Katie Norris, Sinead Parker.

All Our Friends Are Dead

  • Sketch show / improv
  • 8 - 10
  • 6-17, 19-23 & 25-29 Aug 2015

Dark and anarchic sketches full of twisted characters, satirical songs and close to the bone tragicomedy. 'A relentless hour of...   Full listing

Coughing Sheep. Image shows from L to R: Lucy Frederick, Peter Henderson.

Coughing Sheep

  • Theatre
  • Free
  • 6-17, 19-23 & 25-29 Aug 2015

Desperately hunting last minute leading man, Lucy Frederick reluctantly presents her father, keen rambler and tropical fish enthusiast Peter Henderson...   Full listing

Latex and Roses.

Latex and Roses

  • Sketch show / satire
  • 3 - 5
  • 6-17 & 19-29 Aug 2015

An hour of unapologetic satirical sketches performed by QMU ComSoc, a group who blended together would create the ethnicity of...   Full listing

Mat Ewins: Day Job. Mat Ewins.

Mat Ewins: Day Job

  • Music
  • 5
  • 6-17 & 19-29 Aug 2015

For 30 years Ewins has been the top sales rep at the Plymouth Pie Factory. Tonight there's a talent show....   Full listing

Cassandra: Mary Canary. Claire Boyce Lenahan.

Cassandra: Mary Canary

  • Cabaret
  • Free
  • 6-17, 19-23 & 25-29 Aug 2015

Extraordinaire and ex-convict Cassandra turns to the noble art of magic in a final desperate attempt for fame. It's Cassandra...   Full listing