'Charming, soulful, a proper comic': Sean Hughes tributes – and his funniest jokes
By his mid-20s he had scooped the Perrier award and landed his own TV show. But Sean Hughes never wanted to be a stadium standup. Mark Steel and Rhona Cameron pay tribute to a troubled talent – and we pick some of his best gagsSean Hughes: comedian dies aged 51Sparky comedy gadfly in a league ... [Read More]
Farewell to Sean Hughes, sparky comedy gadfly in a league of his own
From the bumbling misadventures of Sean’s Show to the jaunty misanthropy of his later standup material, Hughes – who has died aged 51 – was a master of telling messy truths There were two distinct chapters to Sean Hughes’ career: the comedy prodigy and ubiquitous TV star, the... [Read More]
Farewell to Sean Hughes, sparky comedy gadfly in a league of his own
From the bumbling misadventures of Sean’s Show to the jaunty misanthropy of his later standup material, Hughes – who has died aged 51 – was a master of telling messy truths Mark Steel and Rhona Cameron pay tribute to Sean HughesThere were two distinct chapters to Sean Hughes’... [Read More]
Sean Hughes: comedian dies aged 51
Hughes, Perrier award winner and team captain on BBC’s Never Mind the Buzzcocks, died on Monday morningSean Hughes: sparky comedy gadfly in a league of his ownSean Hughes, the Irish standup comedian, author and actor, has died aged 51, his former agent said. Related: 'I matured very late in li... [Read More]
Sean Hughes: comedian dies aged 51
Hughes, Perrier award winner and team captain on BBC’s Never Mind the Buzzcocks, died on Monday morningSean Hughes: sparky comedy gadfly in a league of his ownSean Hughes, the Irish standup comedian, author and actor, has died aged 51, his former agent said. Related: 'Charming, soulful, a prop... [Read More]
Alistair McGowan – your questions answered on piano, football and why he'll never impersonate Trump
The TV comic revealed how much he had to practise for his new album of piano classics, who he’s most asked to impersonate, and why he’s not as big a Leeds supporter as people think 2.12pm BSTThank you for your questions. Time for some toast. 2.08pm BSTSundridgePete asks: What’s the... [Read More]
Alistair McGowan – your questions answered on piano, football and why he'll never impersonate Trump
The TV comic revealed how much he had to practise for his new album of piano classics, who he’s most asked to impersonate, and why he’s not as big a Leeds supporter as people think 2.12pm BSTThank you for your questions. Time for some toast. 2.08pm BSTSundridgePete asks: What’s the... [Read More]
Alistair McGowan – your questions answered on piano, football and why he'll never impersonate Trump
The TV comic revealed how much he had to practise for his new album of piano classics, who he’s most asked to impersonate, and why he’s not as big a Leeds supporter as people think 2.12pm BSTThank you for your questions. Time for some toast. 2.08pm BSTSundridgePete asks: What’s the... [Read More]
Alistair McGowan – your questions answered on piano, football and why he'll never impersonate Trump
The TV comic revealed how much he had to practise for his new album of piano classics, who he’s most asked to impersonate, and why he’s not as big a Leeds supporter as people think 2.12pm BSTThank you for your questions. Time for some toast. 2.08pm BSTSundridgePete asks: What’s the... [Read More]
Alistair McGowan webchat – post your questions now
The TV comic has turned his talents to mastering the piano – so can he really do a good impression of Chopin? He’ll be here to answer all your questions on Wednesday 4 October at 1pm BST. 1.00pm BSTWho’s the hardest person to impersonate? David Beckham? Boris Johnson? Or could it ... [Read More]