Comedian Sean Hughes has tragically passed away at the age of 51.
The beloved funnyman, who was a regular on BBC 2’s Never Mind the Buzzcocks, was suffering from liver cirrhosis and was rushed to the Whittington Hospital after a cardiac arrest.
Fellow comedians have been paying tribute to Hughes on Twitter.
So sad about Sean Hughes. Such an engagingly funny man.
— David Schneider (@davidschneider) October 16, 2017
Hope the news about Sean Hughes isn’t true. As a teenager I loved Sean’s Show on Channel 4. Met him in Edinburgh a couple of time, nice guy.
— Jim Smallman (@jimsmallman) October 16, 2017
Seàn Hughes has died and I'm fucking heartbroken. So funny on stage, so infuriating to know and so sad he's gone. #RIPSeanHughes
— Jarlath Regan (@Jarlath) October 16, 2017
Terribly sad news about Sean Hughes.
— Al Murray (@almurray) October 16, 2017