September 29th, 2016

Sean Hughes at the arts centre

Sean Hughes at the arts centre Sean Hughes at the arts centre
Updated: 9:04 am, May 07, 2015

SEAN Hughes is set to bring a barrel of laughs to Evesham Arts Centre when his Edinburgh Festival show “Penguins” hits the town.

The comedian aims to take the audience on a thoughtful, uplifting, whirlwind hour of abstract humour when he arrives in the Vale at 8pm on Friday, October 10.

A career guidance teacher, an angry monk, an overexcited Nigerian, a Dublin schooling and a teenage romance all make up the highly-anticipated show.

Sean’s work has seen him travel all over the world and as well as being the youngest ever winner of the coveted Perrier Award, he has also won a Fringe First for his short plays ‘Dehydrated’ and ‘Travellin’ Light’.

Having starred as a team captain on Never Mind the Buzzcocks and performed in roles in The Last Detective and Coronation Street, Sean is no stranger to the big stage and the comedy legend will be hoping to bring that success to the arts centre.

The multi-talented 48-year-old has also written two critically acclaimed best-selling novels ‘The Detainees’ and ‘It’s What He Would Have Wanted’.

Tickets for the show are £14, £12 for concessions and members, and are available from Evesham Almonry on Abbey Road, online at, via the box office on 01386 446944 or at the door.