Enjoy Celebirty Radio’s Comedian Sean Hughes Interview Tour / Buzzcocks….
Actor and comedian Sean Hughes is currently Starring as Mr Perks in the Olivier Award-winning production of Mike Kenny’s stage adaptation of E. Nesbit’s novel The Railway Children.
Sean started his career in the late 80’s at the Comedy Store, and his first Edinburgh show, A One Night Stand with Sean Hugheswon the prestigious Perrier Comedy Award.
He subsequently won a Fringe First for his short plays, Dehydrated and Travellin’ Light.
This stunning adaptation of E Nesbit’s classic novel The Railway Children features a stage built around a real train track, and a beautiful 60-tonne locomotive train that steams into the theatre.
Here’s Sean talking to Alex about the play and his life and career via YouTube:
As an actor, he has starred in numerous TV shows including The Last Detective & Coronation Street, appeared in Alan Parker’s film The Commitments, starred in the film adaptation of Spike Milligan’s Puckoon and performed in the West End in As You Like It with Sienna Miller.
His TV and radio credits include writing and starring in the cult favourite Sean’s Show for Channel 4, and he was made a team captain on the hit show Never Mind the Buzzcocks (BBC2).
Sean also hosted his own show on BBC Radio 6 and has written two critically acclaimed best-selling novels, The Detainees and It’s What He Would Have Wanted.
Sean returned to Edinburgh last year with his acclaimed show Penguins, which won him a prestigious Herald Angel Award, and continues his podcast Under the Radar, which was featured in iTunes ‘Best of 2014’ top 20.
Interview recorded by Alex Belfield at Celebrity Radio 27th March 2015.