The legendary comedian passed away this morning, with many prominent comedians voicing their respects.
Hughes was a team captain on Never Mind the Buzzcocks on BBC Two, also had his own sitcom, Sean's Show.
Comedians such as Jason Manford, Katy Brand and Jack Dee took to Twitter to pay their respects tot he comedians.
Everyone grows out of their Morrissey phase… except for Morrissey" RIP Sean Hughes, one of the best— DaЯЯen Swee Kong Lee (@wrongangle) October 16, 2017
Very sad news about Sean Hughes. He was often ahead of his time, Sean's Show was outstanding. Witty, wry and brilliantly silly at times. RIP— Joe Donnelly (@kildarejoe) October 16, 2017
Very sad to hear about Sean Hughes. A brilliant comic and a lovely bloke. RIP.— JasonManford (@JasonManford) October 16, 2017
Terribly sad news about Sean Hughes.— Al Murray (@almurray) October 16, 2017
So sad to hear of Sean Hughes death. He was the first comic I ever saw live. A very funny man. Awful news.— Sarah Millican (@SarahMillican75) October 16, 2017
Very sad to hear about Sean Hughes. Started on the circuit with him back in the day. RIP.— Jack Dee (@TheRealJackDee) October 16, 2017
"Anyone in from the old country? Yeah? What part of Greece are you from?" Heartbreakingly sad news about the great Sean Hughes.— Paul Howard (@AkaPaulHoward) 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
Very sad news about Sean Hughes. A brilliant comedian. #RIP— Katy Brand (@KatyFBrand) October 16, 2017
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