In The AWARD WINNING
“At his funniest and most profound” ***** The Sunday Herald August 2013
“For a comedy show ,it’s intense,soul-baring and more than a little ambiguous” **** Chortle August 2103
“Master Of satire and invention”
★★★★ The Evening Standard
The Perrier Award winning comedian, Sean Hughes is back on tour following a critically acclaimed and audience packed run of his new show ‘Penguins’ at The Edinburgh Fringe .Sean was awarded the Herald Angels Award for Best Comedy show.
Sean’s brilliant and multi –layered new show sees him ask the question is a man the sum of his parts? In a brand new reflective and uplifting piece, he tackles all nature of human failings and foibles and will take the audience on a whirlwind hour of surreal inventive playfulness, Sean delves into his past, from career guidance teachers and an angry monk to older brothers and losing his virginity.
Always guaranteed to make audiences feel better about themselves, this must see follow up to Life Becomes Noises is a positive insightful display of what comedy should be more about: JOY. Sean’s latest uproarious instalment is not to be missed.
About Sean Hughes
The legendary Sean Hughes has performed all over the world and, as well as being the youngest ever winner of the coveted Perrier Award, he has also won a Fringe First for his short plays, ‘Dehydrated’ and ‘Travellin’ Light’. Despite a prolonged absence from the comedy arena, he was recently voted No. 40 in Channel 4′s ‘World’s 100 Greatest Comedians’ poll.
The multi-talented Sean has many TV and radio credits to his name including writing and starring in the cult favourite ‘Sean’s Show’ (Channel 4), and a long stint as team captain on ‘Never Mind the Buzzcocks’ (BBC2). As an actor he has had numerous starring roles in TV shows such as The Last Detective (ITV1) and Coronation Street (ITV1), appeared in Alan Parker’s film The Commitments, starred in the film adaptation of Spike Milligan’s Puckoon and performed on the West End stage in As You Like It with Sienna Miller. He has also hosted his own show on BBC 6 Music.
Sean has written two collections of prose and poetry including, ‘Sean’s Book’. He also wrote two critically acclaimed best-selling novels ‘The Detainees’ and ‘It’s What He Would Have Wanted’.