Sean Hughes: comedian dies aged 51

    Hughes, Perrier award winner and group captain on BBCs , passed away on Monday early morning

    Sean Hughes , the Irish standup comic and test reveal panellist, has actually passed away, his previous representative stated.

    Hughes, 51, who won the prominent Perrier funny award in 1990 and was possibly best referred to as a group captain on BBC’s Never Mind the Buzzcocks , passed away on Monday early morning, RBM dichiarato.

    @mr_seanhughes A comic quite ahead of his time.

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    Hughes had actually been weak and tweeted on 8 October that he remained in health center. It has actually been reported that he was being dealt with for cirrhosis of the liver.

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    Nica Burns, the director and manufacturer of the Edinburgh funny awards, previously the Perrier awards, dichiarato:”Sean was the youngest winner of the Edinburgh funny award. He was a big skilla terrific comic and author. He will be missed out on.

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    Fellow comics commemorated Hughes. Al Murray stated:”Sean Hughes won the Perrier the summertime I chose to attempt being a comic. He was being daft, meta, byronic and paradoxical simultaneously after a years when standup had actually transformed itself. He made standup appearance enjoyable, attractive and above all an imaginative location where you might play. It’s awfully unfortunate news to become aware of his death.

    Bill Bailey stated:” I’m saddened and stunned to hear the news. I gigged with Sean a fair bit for many years, and we bonded over a shared love of canines. He was an uproarious comic and terrific business. He had a distinct and distinct design and will be significantly missed out on. “

    Jenny Eclair stated:”I last saw Sean on a Storage Hunter uniquethere was a substantial quantity of laughter. He was a cross in between a curmudgeon with a poet’s soul and a remarkable young boy who was predestined never ever to age. We will miss out on that voice.

    Aisling Bea stated:”I initially fulfilled Sean prior to I began standup. We were doing gone through of brand-new BBC funny scripts for’the market’and we ‘d need to take it in turns to do characters or the phase instructions, which was the most dull part.

    During Sean’s rely on do phase instructions, he started doing them in remarkable voices and with accents and whispers. Although it wasn’t the most expert thing to do, we were all breaking up and it ended up being the very best part of the program. His naughty pixie quality and love of silliness will be sorely missed out on.

    Posting on Facebook, Carl Donnelly stated:” For those that understood him this may come as a little a shock however Sean Hughes unfortunately died last night. He’s been ill for a while however has actually mainly kept it peaceful. He had actually remained in medical facility on and off these last couple of weeks however died in the house last night.

    He’s been an excellent mate and somebody who has actually assisted me establish as a comic for 10 years so all that has to stated today is that I’ll miss him. “

    Other comics commemorated Hughes on Twitter. Jack Dee stated:” Very unfortunate to become aware of Sean Hughes. Begun on the circuit with him back then. RIP.

    Jason Manford stated:” Very unfortunate to become aware of Sean Hughes. A dazzling comic and a charming chap. RIP.

    Richard Herring tweeted:”Sean Hughes. Exactly what a punch in the soul that is.

    Jo Caulfield stated: “Horrible news. Another skill gone far prematurely. RIP Sean Hughes.

    Terry Alderton stated:”Can’t think the newsSean Hughes will be regretfully missed out on by myself and the rest of the funny world. Ideas are with you. Xxx.

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