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Just The Tonic Archives - One4Review

Silly Little Things 4****

August 27, 2023 |

Rosie lives in a flat, owns a florist (Rosie’s Posie’s), and has a best friend Kara who has a high flying job, but with relationship issues and a cash flow problem things start to unravel.Sitting on a toilet in a … Read More

Come Die with Me: The Murder Mystery Musical Parody 4****

August 21, 2023 |

A murder mystery set within a popular TV show, where amateur hosts bid to win prize money by visiting each others home and cooking a meal. The setting brings together an unlikely group of people to the final night where … Read More

A night of the Mind 4 ****

August 21, 2023 |

Live comedy hypnosis act by qualified hypnotherapist Fraser Penman. An hour of unpredictable hypnosis with a selection from the audience, cleverly elicited.

Fraser demonstrates aspects of hypnosis while providing reassurance that it is a safe practice. He tries to eliminate … Read More

Frank Lavender: Be Funny 4****

August 15, 2023 |

The quintessential Yorkshire working man’s club man’s man, the type that even us kids of the 1980’s met at a smoky old bingo hall that Nan dragged us to. The one you see scoffing a pie and downing a pint … Read More

Alexis Dubus: 3-Star Show 4****

August 11, 2023 |

Just to throw a spanner into the works, it has to be said that this is at least a 4-star show, no matter how hard Alexis tries to straddle the EdFringe starcluster midway, and that the shows EdFringe description maintains … Read More

Name of the Dame 4****

August 6, 2023 | 1

Name of the Dame, a noir-style comic play, is utterly ridiculous and entirely delightful. Presented by Adam Perrot and Kate McCabe, this is a tightly-packed hour that starts strong and doesn’t let up. The classic set up of distressed woman … Read More

Anthony Devito: My Dad isn’t Danny Devito 4****

August 24, 2022 |

New York stand-up Anthony DeVito makes his Fringe debut at Just The Tonic at the Mash House. This fast talking American keeps us entertained by telling us stories about growing up in a 3 generation household of Italian American women … Read More

Eryn Tett Finds Her Audience 3***

August 24, 2022 |

I make a point of not really reading too much into the blurb that is put out about a show, I rather prefer to go in cold and discover what it is all about. Often afterwards I do read it, … Read More

Be Honest with Jojo and Bruce – Jojo Sutherland and Bruce Devlin 4****

August 18, 2022 |

Anybody who knows anything about the Scottish comedy scene will be more than aware that the pairing of two of the top comperes around for an hours chat show / podcast recording should be more than interesting. Bruce, with his … Read More

Kate Barron – Losing Myself 4****

August 16, 2022 |

UK living Canadian comic Kate Barron opens gently with the difference between Canadian and American accents, how in England regional accents, even shopping habits are used to define or judge and how she has adopted the passive aggressive British trait … Read More