News - October 16, 2017

Comedian Sean Hughes dies aged 51
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Comedian Sean Hughes dies aged 51

Comedian Sean Hughes had died at the age of 51. 

The comedian, who was a team captain on Never Mind the Buzzcocks on BBC Two as well as a beloved fixture on the stand-up circuit, died this morning in hospital. 

Hughes came to prominence in 1990 when his show, A One Night Stand with Sean Hughes, won the prestigious Perrier Comedy Award. He would go to undertake countless stand-up tours as well as acting roles in Coronation Street, The Commitments and Casualty. 

Tributes to Hughes have already been paid from the likes of Richard Herring, Jack Dee and Irwine Welsh, a selection of the tributes are below:








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