Former BBC Radio presenter Sean Hughes dies

Irish stand-up comedian and former BBC Radio 6 Music presenter Sean Hughes has died, his management company has announced.

Sean worked for the station when it first launched, hosting a Sunday morning show in 2002. Before that, he worked weekends on BBC GLR and more recently was on FUBAR Radio each Sunday afternoon.

He’s more well known for being a team captain on the BBC 2 comedy quiz show Never Mind the Buzzcocks, alongside Phill Jupitus and Mark Lamarr from 1996 to 2002.

Seans’s last tweet, dated 8 October, simply said that he was in hospital. He died after suffering from cirrhosis of the liver, aged 51.

Don't forget, we can send you radio news via email direct to your inbox every weekday at 11am. Just use the form below to register.

Posted on Monday, October 16th, 2017 at 1:55 pm by UK - Reporter

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

Similar Stories

Leave A Nice Reply

Your email address will not be published.