Venue 88: Just The Tonic at the Caves

Shows at this venue in 2018

The Kinkens. Pip Hambly.

The Kinkens

  • 5
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

Kinkens is old Scots for the evasive answers to the questions of overly curious children. A one-woman tragicomedy inviting you...   Full listing

Hoo-Ha!.

Hoo-Ha!

  • Stand-up
  • PWYW
  • 2-11, 14-19 & 21-26 Aug 2018

What happens when the beguiling meets the bewildered? When the underwhelmed meets the overexcited? A whole lot of hoo-ha, that's...   Full listing

I Am Ross Smith. Ross Smith.

I Am Ross Smith

  • Stand-up
  • PWYW
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

On March 20th, 7:13pm. Ross Smith received a message from a stranger, with an even stranger invitation. What followed is...   Full listing

Playlight Robbery.

Playlight Robbery

  • Improv
  • PWYW
  • 14-26 Aug 2018

Wish you could see all the shows at the Fringe? Now you can - almost. Comedy quintet Hivemind are stealing...   Full listing

Bodily. Ian Lane.

Bodily

  • Stand-up
  • PWYW
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

Ever wondered how to get the most out of the desolate obelisk that is your body? Using paint, placards and...   Full listing

Andy Storey: Awkward. Andy Storey.

Andy Storey: Awkward

  • Stand-up
  • PWYW
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

'It's difficult I think, being a human person. It's alright when you're in the house with the curtains closed, but...   Full listing

Impromptu Shakespeare.

Impromptu Shakespeare

  • Improv
  • PWYW
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

Bursting with love, poetry, comedy, tragedy, mistaken identity and everything in-between, Impromptu Shakespeare brings you an entirely new and unique...   Full listing

Claire Ford: Unboxed. Claire Ford.

Claire Ford: Unboxed

  • Stand-up
  • PWYW
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

Feel like you're stuck outside the box? Then how do you think inside it? Through heartfelt storytelling, clowning and double-walled...   Full listing

Sasha Ellen: No Man's Land. Sasha Ellen.

Sasha Ellen: No Man's Land

  • Stand-up / storytelling
  • PWYW
  • 2-12 Aug 2018

In 2010, the island of Herm (the Channel Islands' smallest island) declared a state of emergency. Helicopters went up. Divers...   Full listing

Artcoholic. Isa Bonachera.

Artcoholic

  • Cabaret
  • PWYW
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

Some people are teachers, doctors, engineers. Some people bring no benefit to society whatsoever. Those people are artists. Muchachico is...   Full listing

Nathan Lang: The Stuntman. Nathan Lang.

Nathan Lang: The Stuntman

  • Clown
  • PWYW
  • 2-12, 14 & 16-26 Aug 2018

The Stuntman returns after last year's sell-out run with his surreal off-the-wall tale of triumph. High-energy physical comedy, clowning, characters,...   Full listing

AAA Batteries (Not Included). Chris Turner.

AAA Batteries (Not Included)

  • Stand-up
  • PWYW
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

An eighth year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! An hour of sharp gags, intelligent observations and blisteringly quick improvised raps...   Full listing

Steve Bugeja: Almost. Steve Bugeja.

Steve Bugeja: Almost

  • Stand-up
  • PWYW
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

Voted at school 'Most Likely to be Forgotten'. The reunion was in February, apparently. BBC New Comedy Award winner returns...   Full listing

Adele Cliff: Sheep. Adele Cliff.

Adele Cliff: Sheep

  • Stand-up
  • PWYW
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

Popular nerd Adele Cliff presents her gag-packed debut hour, all about individuality, searching for friends, following, fitting in and actual...   Full listing

The Kagools: Kula.

The Kagools: Kula

  • Clown / sketch show
  • PWYW
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

Multi award-winning physical comedy duo, The Kagools, are unstoppable as they propel silent comedy into the 21st century with pure...   Full listing

Sam Russell: Lucky Bastard. Sam Russell.

Sam Russell: Lucky Bastard

  • Stand-up
  • PWYW
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

Married to a corporate lawyer, owner of a pitch perfect Elmo impression and being the very definition of straight, white,...   Full listing

Henning Wehn: Get on With It. Henning Wehn.

Henning Wehn: Get on With It

  • Stand-up
  • PWYW
  • 2-5, 8-12, 15-19 & 22-26 Aug 2018

Surely the German Comedy Ambassador hasn't bosched out yet another new show? And what's he still doing here anyway? Come...   Full listing

InsTed Talks. Mark Vigil.

InsTed Talks

  • Sketch show / music
  • PWYW
  • 20 & 21 Aug 2018

Mark Vigil presents four characters, each delivering a Ted Talk sort of thing, ish. You will laugh, you may cry,...   Full listing

James Meehan - Gaz. James Meehan.

James Meehan - Gaz

  • Stand-up
  • PWYW
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

2017. I'm an angry insufferable mess. I don't leave the flat for six months. 2018. Same. Now I call it...   Full listing

Rob Auton: The Talk Show. Rob Auton.

Rob Auton: The Talk Show

  • Stand-up
  • PWYW
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

This is a comedy/theatre/spoken word show about talking. Following on from previous shows about hair, sleep, water, faces, the sky...   Full listing

Empathetically Challenged. Dimitri Bakanov.

Empathetically Challenged

  • Stand-up
  • PWYW
  • 2-12 & 14-25 Aug 2018

People want others to care about them too much. Too many issues currently taking up peoples time aren't real issues...   Full listing

Adam Rowe: Undeniable. Adam Rowe.

Adam Rowe: Undeniable

  • Stand-up
  • PWYW
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

What does it take to become undeniably good at what you do? Fresh from a sell-out UK tour; Liverpool Comedian...   Full listing

Hot Mess: Bezzie Mates. Image shows from L to R: Max Levine, Anna Piper.

Hot Mess: Bezzie Mates

  • Sketch show
  • PWYW
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

Max and Anna filmed themselves writing silly sketches for a year to make sure they didn't miss a trick. See...   Full listing

Sèayoncè. Daniel Wye.

Sèayoncè

  • Cabaret / clown
  • PWYW
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

'Do you believe in love... afterlife?' (Ghost of Cher). Presenting the late, great Ghost Whisperer... Séayoncé! Join this mismatched mystic...   Full listing

Jordan Gray: People Change. Jordan Gray.

Jordan Gray: People Change

  • Stand-up / music
  • PWYW
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

On April 1st 2017, following a 10 year career in the music biz, recording artist Jordan Gray[/] announced a sudden...   Full listing

This Is Your Trial.

This Is Your Trial

  • Improv
  • PWYW
  • 1-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

The UK's only courtroom-based improvised comedy is back for a sixth year. New venue, new time, same 'perfect bit of...   Full listing

Dirty White Boys: Manners. Image shows from L to R: Chazz Redhead, Jack Robertson.

Dirty White Boys: Manners

  • Sketch show
  • PWYW
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

The award-winning sketch duo is back to bring their trademark high-energy nonsense to a variety of news topics. Expect shouting,...   Full listing

Famous First Words.

Famous First Words

  • Music / improv
  • PWYW
  • 2-4, 9-11, 16-18 & 23-25 Aug 2018

The devilishly addictive live music experience is back! Join TV presenters and best friends Tim and Gendle for their high-paced...   Full listing

BEASTS. Image shows from L to R: Currer Ball, Adam Riley.

BEASTS

  • Stand-up
  • PWYW
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

They're raw. They're wild. They're asleep 16 hours a day. For Adam, money's tight. So tight he's had to go...   Full listing

Goodbye... I'm Leaving.

Goodbye... I'm Leaving

  • Clown
  • PWYW
  • 5-8, 12, 14-15, 19-22 & 26 Aug 2018

It's the hilarious frustration of a clown who tries to leave the stage but never manages to complete his departure....   Full listing

You've Been Fringed. Helen Monks.

You've Been Fringed

  • Storytelling / music
  • Free
  • 9, 16 & 23 Aug 2018

Are you having a bad month? Us too. Instead of a Fringe First. we'll award a Fringe Worst to the...   Full listing

Niteskreen.

Niteskreen

  • Multimedia
  • Free
  • 6-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

Once upon a time, British people would know they had to go to bed when the TV stopped showing programmes...   Full listing