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Oct
29
Fri
Comedy Cottage @ Harlequin Theatre, Redhill
Oct 29 @ 7:30 pm

Halloween Special! FRI 29th OCT

Tricks & Treats galore for all! join in the fun by dressing up!

You do not want to miss our wonderful line-up! Please Book ASAP to avoid disappointment!

Headlining for us…

DANA ALEXANDER
Dana began her comedy career at the age of 18 years old in Canada. Before long she began touring nationally completed 5 television galas and several radio spots for major stations.

In 2011 Dana moved to the U.K. where she premiered her solo hour at The Edinburgh Festival for which she received rave reviews and nominations including “Best Comic” and “Best International Act” from Chortle and Black Comedy Awards
She has featured on “Russell Howard’s Good News”, “Edinburgh Comedy Fest” and “The Culture Show”.
she has been named in the Top 10 Comedians 3 years running by NOW Magazine in Canada.

Dana can be seen on stage within in the U.K. and Internationally.
She has performed in more than 40 countries.

​You also can hear Dana by following her regular Podcast which is available here – “Comedians Of The World”

 

JULIET MEYERS (& Her Dog Homer)

Comedian and writer (TV credits inc Sarah Millican show, 8/10 cats and more) returns to the cottage with her beloved co star Homer the Portuguese rescue dog! Both have issues that are shared hilariously onstage! The funniest most adorable human & fur double act since Bob Carolgees and Spit the Dog!

‘Devilish social commentary’ (The Scotsman)

‘Quirky and original’ (Broadway Baby)

‘Laugh out loud funny offbeat ideas’ (Chortle)

 

Support from

JENNY HART
Stand Up for Cider 2021 – Heat Winner
Beat the Frog 2021 – July Winner
Leicester Laughs 2020 – Winner
Coastal Comedy Gong 2019 – Winner
King Gong London 2019 – Winner

‘Lively musical comedy that’s joyously wrong and infinitely dirty,
lusciously dark and often quite flirty’ #badtranny

JAMES ELLIS
James was born and bred in Crawley. Yet somehow, he manages to remain upbeat.

Co-founder of the Triple Chortle Award winning night “GOAT Comedy”, and writer for BBC’s “Newsjack” – he is being marked out as one to watch.

“James Ellis is a triple threat, he’s really very bloody funny, has a great stage presence and has the best hair in the business”
(Angela Barnes) 

 

DON BISWAS

New act of the year finalist 2015.
Twice winner of the London Comedy Store King Gong show 2009.
Comedy Cafe new acts night winner 6 times.
As seen on BBC Asian Network
‘His fresh takes on current affairs are consistently hilarious. A great intellect, and an ability to correctly and resonantly sum up a certain political reality. Clever, funny and insane.’ (Broadway Baby)

Mc SAJEELA KERSHI

‘Smart, Funny with a mischievous glint’ (The Times)

‘Magnetic, lovable and enormously witty, like Claire Rayner scripted by Kenneth Williams’ (The Spectator)

House Tunes from the wonderful Pete Dennis

Big up to our lovely team Comic Angels who make sure everything runs smoothly for you on the night

Tickets: £12
Show: 8pm (Doors 7.30pm)
Book via box office  – 01737 – 276500

*Profits to Mama Biashara*

So spread the word, round up your people and get booking!

Do share and add yourself to our facebook events page

NB: please be sure to follow theatre guidelines – we shall have masks and anti-bacterial gel on hand – please help us to keep each other safe (including our team mainly made up of kind volunteers) 

The Comic Angels team look forward to seeing you on either the 29th Oct or our Nov 26th show

Nov
26
Fri
Comedy Cottage @ Harlequin Theatre, Redhill
Nov 26 @ 7:30 pm

COMEDY COTTAGE – FRI 26th NOV – LINE-UP DEETS

 

Don’t miss our 2nd and last Comedy Cottage for 2021 – bring your seasons celebrations forward for that big night out with family close friends with a great night of comedy entertainment!

Great line-up this month – some of our Cottage faves

DAVID MILLS

David Mills is a London-based American actor, comedian and cabaret performer who won the Hackney Empire’s New Act of the Year competition in 2011. He has performed at venues all over London, the UK and in the US. He’s opened for Ed Byrne, Margaret Cho and Scott Capurro and performed his solo shows at venues such as Soho Theatre, Leicetser Square Theatre, Oval Theatre, Crazy Coqs and the St James Theatre to name just a few. He’s taken six shows to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

He appears with Meryl Streep in the 2016 film Florence Foster Jenkinsas Augustus Corbin and with Bennedict Cumberbatch in Patrick Melrose (Showtime, US), as well as having various other stage and screen credits.

A superior act. Mills is an archduke of comedy with the emphasis on ‘arch’.
CHORTLE

David Mills is a class act. His jokes are beautifully crafted, sparkling little missiles loaded with wit.
SCOTSMAN

Mills deserves to be mentioned in the same breath as Dave Allen. A legend in the making.
FRINGE REVIEW

SUZY BENNETT
The Cottagers sweetheart!
Winner of the Funny Women Award.
Tour support for Russell Kane

Former Butlins Redcoat and proud Devonian Suzy Bennett ‘accidentally’ won an award on her 6th gig and has kept the laughs, and her accent, going strong ever since, performing around the UK as well as overseas.
She is the voice of the ‘PlymouthTrails’ Tour app and was recently named as one of the ‘50 Coolest people from Plymouth’ by the Evening Herald ( It was in no particular order so she assumes she came third after Dawn French and Wayne Sleep)

‘Suzy is Delightful company’ – (Metro) 

‘The physical presence and panache of Dawn French’ – ( Chortle )

SIR IAN BOWLER (aka our very own Nathaniel Tapley)
Hackney Empire Finalist
TV writing credits inc – Have I Got News For You’ The Revolution Will Be Televised, The News Quiz, Tonightly, Gigglebiz and Dick and Dom

Yes! We can’t wait either as we are sure our local (spoof) MP will we are sure have a lot to say about the past 18months

“An angry masterpiece.” (Radio Times)
“A powerhouse performance, and funny with it” (Chortle)
“His punchlines repeatedly hit their targets” (The Stage)

SOOZE KEMPNER
Musical Comedy Awards Best Newcomer
Funny Women Variety Award Winner

Local girl – A huge star in the making, an all round power house force of nature performer who should by rights have her own everything! You should ALL be following her on twitter!

Outside comedy Sooz performs in musical theatre, most recently as David Cameron, Angela Merkel and Theresa May in Jonny Woo’s All-Star Brexit Cabaret, co-written with Richard Thomas (Jerry Springer the Opera) which practically sold out its entire run at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe and received excellent reviews from The Guardian, The Scotsman and more. It sold out its run at the Soho Theatre in June 2019.

“Quirky style and knock-out voice” – Steve Bennett (Chortle)

“she has such a mighty, thrilling voice that you feel only awe and gratitude that she has given it to comedy of all things” – (Spoonfed)

KUAN-WEN HUANG

“Taiwanese force of nature” – Chortle

Kuan-wen is a UK Chartered Accountant and Tax Advisor, also a fast-rising comedian, from the island of Taiwan. He combines his bubbly stage persona with a fast and high-energy delivery.

As seen on Comedy Central, soon to be heard on BBC Radio 4
Hackney Empire New Act of the Year Finalist 2019
Manchester Frog and Bucket The World Series Runner-up 2019″

Mc SAJEELA KERSHI

Writer/Comedian who performs all over the UK and Internationally

House Tunes from our homie Pete Dennis

Show 8pm
Tickets £12
Box office – 01737 276500
https://harlequintheatre.co.uk/how-to-book/

*Profits to St Mathews Foodbank Redhill. As you know in the past year has been difficult and the local foodbanks have been aa life line for many in our community – please as always feel free to donate non perishable items on the night esp treats to give to children/families for Christmas – check the website items you can bring on the night which we can pass on or you can donate directly.

We hope to see you there!

So spread the word, round up your people and get booking!

Do share and add yourself to our facebook events page

NB: please be sure to follow theatre guidelines – we shall have masks and anti-bacterial gel on hand – please help us to keep each other safe (including our team mainly made up of kind volunteers)