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 2016

Minky: A Sketch Show.

Minky: A Sketch Show

  • Sketch show
  • PWYW
  • 4-14 & 16-20 Aug 2016

Minky [mijnki] 1. Reminiscent of a semi-aquatic stoat-like carnivore. 'Hmm, minky.' 2. A coating of soft downy hair. 'That minky's...   Full listing

Amanda and Madi: Buffering.

Amanda and Madi: Buffering

  • Stand-up / sketch show
  • Free
  • 21-28 Aug 2016

What links a pensioner pick-up artiste, single malt, vlogging and flies? Nothing. Until now. A split bill of experimental comedy:...   Full listing

Mostly David Ephgrave. David Ephgrave.

Mostly David Ephgrave

  • Stand-up / storytelling
  • 5
  • 4-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

The back end of comic duo Doggett & Ephgrave turns the spotlight on himself for an hour of solo stand-up....   Full listing

The Miserables.

The Miserables

  • Satire
  • 8 - 9
  • 4-14 & 16-29 Aug 2016

Claire hates her job. Beth is questioning her romantic choices. Their boss is in a relationship with his Blackberry. Life...   Full listing

Revan and Fennell: Fan Club. Image shows from L to R: Rosie Revan, Alice Fennell.

Revan and Fennell: Fan Club

  • Sketch show / storytelling
  • PWYW
  • 4-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

Award-winning double act, Revan and Fennell, return to the Fringe after making their critically acclaimed Edinburgh debut last year. 2016...   Full listing

A Poke in the Eye.

A Poke in the Eye

  • Stand-up
  • 8
  • 4-11, 13-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

Do your other senses get stronger? Is it wrong to fancy your doctor? Will I get a new eye that...   Full listing

Afternoon Delight.

Afternoon Delight

  • Stand-up
  • 4 - 5
  • 5-14 & 16-27 Aug 2016

Family friendly showcase of different performers within the venue's 14 spaces. Spend over an hour in the company of a...   Full listing

Impromptu Shakespeare.

Impromptu Shakespeare

  • Play / improv
  • 5
  • 4-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

A completely improvised Shakespeare play inspired by audience suggestions. Bursting with comedy, love, tragedy, mistaken identity and everything between, this...   Full listing

Call of Dudey.

Call of Dudey

  • Sketch show
  • 7
  • 4-14, 16-22 & 24-28 Aug 2016

The Dudes have a mission: to make you laugh. Hard. And they will stop at nothing. Winners of the Best...   Full listing

Simon Feilder: Die Trying. Simon Feilder.

Simon Feilder: Die Trying

  • Stand-up / multimedia
  • PWYW
  • 4-14, 16-21 & 23-28 Aug 2016

Manchild autocorrect nightmare Feilder returns after his 'delightful debut hour' **** (Metro), with another hot batch of jokes, films, sounds...   Full listing

AAA Batteries (Not Included). Chris Turner.

AAA Batteries (Not Included)

  • Stand-up
  • PWYW
  • 4-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

A sixth family-friendly year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! An hour of sharp gags, intelligent observations and blisteringly quick improvised...   Full listing

Danielle Ward: Seventeen. Danielle Ward.

Danielle Ward: Seventeen

  • Stand-up
  • 6
  • 4-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

Being a teenager in the 90s was hard (is your favourite band Blur, Oasis or Throbbing Gristle?), but now there's...   Full listing

Five Go Off on One!.

Five Go Off on One!

  • 7
  • 4-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

Who is that strange Frenchman signalling from the island? What's in Aunt Fanny's famous fish pie? Has anyone actually seen...   Full listing

Daniel Nicholas: Scripted. Daniel Nicholas.

Daniel Nicholas: Scripted

  • PWYW
  • 4-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

A madcap stand-up hour that bats around from interactive games to surreal one-liners and some longer bits. Brought to you...   Full listing

4 Minute Warning. Image shows from L to R: Daniel Collard, Sasha Ellen.

4 Minute Warning

  • Sketch show
  • 5
  • 4-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

Armageddon is imminent. And no one saw it coming. A sketch show for the end of days, starring speed daters,...   Full listing

Banging Fun Stuff.

Banging Fun Stuff

  • Music
  • PWYW
  • 3-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

The Cutlery Crew wants everyone to have fun, feel uplifted and bang stuff joyfully. But a crime has been committed...   Full listing

Komischer.

Komischer

  • Sketch show
  • PWYW
  • 4-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

Douglas Walker presents his second one-man sketch show. After the unmitigated success of Möglich in 2015 and at Perth and...   Full listing

The Kagools. Image shows from L to R: Claire Ford, Nicola Wilkinson.

The Kagools

  • Clown
  • PWYW
  • 4-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

Fresh from their hit Australian tour, UK silent comedy duo, The Kagools, return to Edinburgh Fringe. Expect the usual award-winning...   Full listing

Mixed Doubles: Fundraiser.

Mixed Doubles: Fundraiser

  • Sketch show
  • 8 - 9.50
  • 4-14, 16-26 & 28 Aug 2016

The sketch comedy quartet return to the Fringe with a show that addresses the burning issue affecting provincial communities across...   Full listing

Morning After. Gabby Rankin.

Morning After

  • Stand-up / storytelling
  • 4
  • 4-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

Gabby is nearly 30 and has achieved absolutely nothing apart from a string of failed relationships, a lot of debt...   Full listing

Ruby Thomas: Chick. Ruby Thomas.

Ruby Thomas: Chick

  • Sketch show
  • PWYW
  • 4-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

What do a filthy aristocrat, a gynaecologist, a vlogger, a dominatrix and you have in common? Limescale. And this show....   Full listing

The Leeds Tealights: Tension.

The Leeds Tealights: Tension

  • Sketch show
  • 7 - 9
  • 5-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

Winners of the 2015 Derek award for Best Sketch Show, the Tealights return with Tension. Combining unpredictability, absurdity and unparalleled...   Full listing

Dig the New Breed.

Dig the New Breed

  • Stand-up
  • PWYW
  • 5-13 & 16-27 Aug 2016

Just the Tonic Comedy Club showcases the best of the new talent from the Edinburgh Fringe. An opportunity to see...   Full listing

Adventure Quest.

Adventure Quest

  • Play
  • 10
  • 4-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

Adventure Quest is a dark comedy modelled on the style of old-school Sierra On-Line computer adventure games. A hero is...   Full listing

Robin Morgan: Free Man. Robin Morgan.

Robin Morgan: Free Man

  • Stand-up
  • PWYW
  • 4-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

All Robin hoped was that she'd say yes. That didn't happen. Debut hour from the writer of Radio 4's The...   Full listing

The Star Factory.

The Star Factory

  • 5
  • 5-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

Enthused? Inspired? Vibing? You love the Fringe, so participate! Precocious poppy or shrinking violet, you could be on stage making...   Full listing

The Invention of Acting.

The Invention of Acting

  • Sketch show / music
  • 6
  • 16-28 Aug 2016

Sheep Soup in association with Nottingham's BAFTA award-winning Television Workshop is back with a brand new sketch show. Three humans...   Full listing

Just the Tonic Comedy Club.

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

  • Stand-up
  • 10
  • 5-13 & 16-27 Aug 2016

'Consistently boasting some of the most interesting line ups in the country' (Times). With six established clubs around the UK,...   Full listing

Travels With Autism. Jay Islaam.
A History, w Nowell Edmurnds.

A History, w Nowell Edmurnds

  • Sketch show
  • 4 - 5
  • 4-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

This surreal new sketch show revolves around fictitious micro-celebrity, Nowell Edmurnds. We all know a Nowell Edmurnds; he's whichever light...   Full listing

Waltzing Matilda.

Waltzing Matilda

  • Clown
  • PWYW
  • 4-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

This brand spanking new show from the award-winning Plague of Idiots tears through this Australian classic like a lukewarm knife...   Full listing