Sean Hughes

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Big Laugh Comedy Festival, Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Adrian Bohm

Sean Hughes


Riverside Theatre


27 March - 30 March 2007

After five years at the top of UK television, the stand-up in Sean Hughes is ready to let loose again. The star of Sean’s Show is in top form for his comeback to the stand-up circuit. Don’t miss this cult comedy hero doing what he loves. “I have the fire in my belly once again, or it could be the middle age spread.”

1990 saw Sean become the youngest winner of the prestigious Perrier Award for his innovative, inspiring show A One Night Stand with Sean Hughes. Playing to capacity crowds in London, the show toured in 1991 to Australia, Los Angeles, Montreal, Toronto and throughout the UK.

Diversifying, in 1992 Sean wrote and starred in Sean’s Show, a comedy series which was critically acclaimed and followed by a second series in 1993. He starred in Sean’s Shorts, a comic documentary which aired in the UK in 1994. Sean also released a video Sean Hughes Live and Seriously Funny and the first of his four books Sean’s Book sold over 40,000 copies.

Sean hit the big screen with his film debut in The Commitments. Since then he has taken several acting roles including Life’s a BitchRocket Man and Snakes And Ladders. Until recently Hughes was a sardonic team captain on BBC1’s Never Mind the Buzzcocks, and co-starred in The Last Detective.

“Sean Hughes altered the course of British Comedy.” The Guardian (London)

A hugely impressive and intelligent comic; sometimes dark and always very entertaining.” Time Out (London)

Seymour Centre
Tuesday March 27 at 8pm
Riverside Theatre
Friday March 30 at 9.30pm

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This event occurred on 27th March – 30th March 2007

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