Sean Hughes is a thoughtful, reflective performer, with a passion for self-expressive and profound comedy.
A pioneer of the themed, narrative standup show, after the 90s he quit the fishbowl of comedy celebrity to become a novelist, poet and actor.
We discuss his feelings on “outliving” his life experience; the amazing drug of comedy; and the challenges of attracting an audience other than the one you were aiming for…
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