Comedy Cottage

26th November 2021 @ 7:30 pm
Harlequin Theatre, Redhill
Redhill RH1 1NN
Sajeela Kershi
01737 276500



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 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’.

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

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

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)

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)


“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″


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

*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!

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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) 


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