Sean Hughes brings new show to Bristol

PUBLISHED: 13:00 18 January 2013

Sean Hughes

Sean Hughes

Tobacco Factory

A FAMILIAR face from television and stage comedy, comedian Sean Hughes will bring his new tour to Bristol this month.

The youngest-ever winner of the prestigious Perrier Award, Hughes will perform at the Tobacco Factory on January 29 and 30 after two critically acclaimed shows at the Edinburgh Festival last year.

He has a string of television and radio appearances to his name, including spots on shows such as Never Mind The Buzzcocks, The Last Detective and Coronation Street, his own show Sean’s Show which he wrote and starred in, and his own show on BBC 6 Music.

He has also appeared on stage in the West End alongside Sienna Miller in As You Like It and has written two collections of prose and poetry, and two novels.

And despite a lengthy absence from the world of comedy, he was recently voted number 40 in Channel 4’s world’s greatest 100 comedians poll.

Far more than an average stand-up performance, the show, entitled Life Becomes Noises, begins with a hospital bed and is a hilarious yet poignant tale.

Based largely on the recent death of his father, Hughes’ show combines a bittersweet insight into the dying embers of life and musings on the ridiculousness of life, with his usual, expertly-crafted gags and well-honed delivery.

Tickets for the show, priced £16 are available from the box office on 0117 9020344 or at

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