Comedian Sean Hughes Dies

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He is best known for appearing on Never Mind The Buzzcocks.

In his final tweet, sent on October 8, he wrote simply: "In hospital."

Ross Noble wrote: "Just awful news about Sean Hughes.he was very nice to me when I was starting out in comedy.

"A sad loss."

Alongside his role in Never Mind The Buzzcocks, he appeared in the ITV series The Last Detective, and played Pat, a love interest of Eileen Grimshaw, in Coronation Street.

Early on in his career, we won the prestigious Perrier Comedy Award for his A One Night Stand with Sean Hughes show.

He also had a small role in the 1991 film The Commitments.

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