Red Redmond is a non-binary Stand-Up Comedian, Drag Queen, Pantomime Actor and Live-Streamer with over 10 years experience. Hot off the heels of supporting the stars of Live At The Apollo and RuPaul’s Drag Race on tour. Performing since 2008 they have established themself as one of the UK’s favourite hosts and compéres.

the most likeable compére on the circuit

Red is also the resident comic for pantomime company Eight-Freestyle. From Little Red Riding Hood to The Genie of the Lamp,
Red takes to the stage each year and 2023 is no exception;
Red will be appearing as their much loved Buttons in Cinderella for Contact Theatre, Manchester. Not just a performer for the company, Red has more recently secured their first official writing credit for Robin Hood: The 80s Panto in 2022.

“Loveable, but roguish”
Stagey Lady

“There was never dull moment while they occupied the stage”
The Mancunion

“Particularly hilarious… had me cracking up with laughter”
Number 9 Reviews

“I am leaving the best until last: Red Redmond in the role of Buttons” Manchester Salon

Since 2017 Red has worked as the lead Comedy Promoter at The Leadmill in Sheffield. They work tirelessly to bring the biggest names in comedy to Yorkshire’s most iconic venue. Past bookings include: James Acaster, Eddie Izzard, Simon Amstell, Jason Manford, Adam Hills, Sindhu Vee, Josie Long, Reginal D Hunter etc…

Leicester comedy festival 2016 BEST PROMOTER nominee
Leicester comedy festival 2016 BEST NEW VENUE nominee

Most recently, Red has become a Comedy Agent. Setting up their own agency in early 2023. Frootcake is an independent comedy agency focussed on promoting LGBT+ talent. They currently have four clients:
Jonathan Mayor, Lady Bushra, Eddie French and Eddie Fortune.

“Manipulates an audience masterfully… A rock-solid act” Chortle
“Wonderfully alternative… Warm, smart and wholly loveable” GiggleBeats


I’ve watched Red develop over some time and it’s been an incredible growth and maturing of an act that I’ve seen over the years. He’s someone I feel safe booking to MC or open to any audience in any venue, he’s naturally and justifiably confident in his ability to adapt to the individual night and it’s mood. Basically he’s what every promoter likes to see, brave enough to do what he feels is right but trustworthy in that he’ll bring home the laughs.” – Mike, Concept Comedy

Red has compered for us twice and both times I’ve received huge amounts of positive audience feedback. His warmth, confidence and lightning-fast wit makes him the ideal MC.” – Pigeon Hole Comedy

Red recently did a 20 minute set at Sidekick Comedy. Not only did he energize the room but lots of the gig-goers were talking about how much they loved him afterwards. He puts a perfect spin on his silly frustrations in his material. I think he’d be popular on any bill.” – Sidekick Comedy