BREAKING NEWS: TV star and comedian Sean Hughes dies at 51

Irish stand-up star and BBC quiz show panellist Sean Hughes has died, his management company has said.

Sean Hughes

Hughes, who was a team captain on Never Mind the Buzzcocks on BBC Two, also had a role in Coronation Street in 2007.

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He died on Monday, his spokesman said.

Hughes' latest tweet, dated 8 October, said that he was in hospital.