Actor and comedian Sean Hughes will star as Mr Perks in the Olivier Award-winning production of Mike Kenny’s stage adaptation of E. Nesbit’s novel The Railway Children from Tuesday 17 March 2015.
Sean Hughes started his career in the late 80’s at the Comedy Store, and his first Edinburgh show, A One Night Stand with Sean Hughes won the prestigious Perrier Comedy Award. He subsequently won a Fringe First for his short plays, Dehydrated and Travellin' Light.
As an actor, he has starred in numerous TV shows including The Last Detective and 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.
Published: 13/03/2015 08:04:56