Caitlin Cook: Death Wish

Just the Tonic at The Grassmarket Centre, Edinburgh, East, United Kingdom

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 17:45 to Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 18:45

Since she was seventeen, Edinburgh Festival Fringe newcomer Caitlin Cook has lived by a code: if something scares her, she has to do it. Or, as she says, ‘It's better to face your fears than fear your face.’ LA-born, NYC-based, Oxford-educated, hyphen-addicted raconteur, Cook masterfully combines witty one-liners, bathroom graffiti and scintillating storytelling with hilariously irreverent musical comedy and projected visuals to demonstrate why asking yourself ‘what's the worst that could happen?’ isn't the worst way to make things happen. Caitlin Cook: Death Wish is on at Just The Tonic at the Grassmarket Centre from Thursday 1 to Sunday 26 August. Caitlin is also performing a number of work in progress shows in Brighton, London and Manchester prior to her debut at the Edinburgh Festival.


Caitlin Cook has taken the stages all across the US, Canada, Europe, and Oceania at top-tier venues such as Meltdown in Los Angeles, Union Hall in Brooklyn, and the Bill Murray in London; comedy clubs such as the Stand in New York, ACME in Minneapolis, and the Comedy MIX in Vancouver; festivals including the New York Comedy Festival, HBO's Women in Comedy Festival and Skankfest; theatres, such as the Theatre 99 in Charleston, the Lyric Hyperion in Los Angeles and the Throckmorton in the Bay Area; to dimly lit bar basements, strangers' living rooms, and even a houseboat once. Caitlin is about to release the podcast 5 Words with Sean Patton on the All Things Comedy network, run by Bill Burr and Al Madrigal. Caitlin is also working on a live comedy EP to be launched on Spotify, iTunes, and other streaming platforms in the summer. Fun fact: Caitlin is an April Fool's Day baby, born to not take anything too seriously.


‘Caitlin Cook is seriously talented. Do not miss this show.’ Natalie Palamides, Edinburgh Festival Fringe Comedy Award Winner, Best Newcomer, 2017 & Best Comedy nominee 2018



Caitlin Cook (United States of America)
United Kingdom
Just the Tonic at The Grassmarket Centre, 86 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh, EH1 2QA
Part of: 
02 August 2019 to 26 August 2019

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019