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Sean Locke dead aged 58

(33 Posts)
avitorl Wed 18-Aug-21 14:32:59

I am sad and shocked at the news of the death of comedian Sean Locke at the age of 58. It is reported that the cause of death was cancer.
He was a talented and very funny man.RIP Sean

Oopsadaisy1 Wed 18-Aug-21 14:35:46

I too was shocked when I saw it online earlier, another one taken too soon.

BigBertha1 Wed 18-Aug-21 15:03:13

Such a very clever and funny man so astute in his political observations. RIP

GillT57 Wed 18-Aug-21 15:04:00

What a shock when I read that! This week, I have lost a good friend to cancer, we here have lost Phoenix, and now Sean Locke, all far too young.

JaneJudge Wed 18-Aug-21 15:13:06

I'm sorry to hear about your friend Gill sad

Poor Sean sad and his wife and children.

TerriBull Wed 18-Aug-21 17:28:19

Sean Locke was incredibly quick witted and very funny, quite the best thing about 8 out of 10 cats.

Very sorry to read he has died, 58 is no great age sadly sad

Susan56 Wed 18-Aug-21 18:01:15

Very sad.One of my favourite panellists on 8 out of 10 cats and QI.Thoughts to his family.

Aveline Wed 18-Aug-21 18:10:50

So shocked and sad to hear this. He was so quick witted and funny. Poor man. So young. His poor

Theoddbird Thu 19-Aug-21 10:41:03

His soul flies free x

Namsnanny Thu 19-Aug-21 10:45:44

I too was very shocked to read this post.
I didn't see anything about him being ill.
His family must have wanted to keep it private.
I don't blame them.

Rileysnana Thu 19-Aug-21 10:47:11

Sean Lock a brilliant quick witted razor sharp stand up. Brilliant panel show captain and guest. Cats does countdown will never be the same again. Condolences to friends and family. RIP Sean you can't write tears ???

HannahLoisLuke Thu 19-Aug-21 11:11:50

Because I don’t watch 8 out of 10 Cats anymore his name didn’t ring any bells. Then of course I saw some clips and realised I knew his face very well. Such a funny and seemingly genuinely nice man. Very sad.

cupcake1 Thu 19-Aug-21 11:47:36

Genuinely funny man. So sad and 58 is so young ?. RIP Sean and thank you for all the laughs.

Buttonjugs Thu 19-Aug-21 11:51:30

I admit I shed a tear. I have an adult son with ASD and we bond through comedy. I love to hear him laugh and Sean made him laugh a lot. He will be a huge loss to his family and friends. Such a shock to us.

JdotJ Thu 19-Aug-21 11:58:41

He was such a funny chap. Dh and myself saw a recording of QI where he was one of the panel and he had us in stitches, both on & off camera. Also saw him in one of his stand-up shows in London.
A great loss.

Alioop Thu 19-Aug-21 13:56:26

So sad, loved him in Mock the Week and 8 out of 10 Cats. Only 58, so young. Such a funny guy who will be missed.

DC64 Thu 19-Aug-21 14:21:46

So so sad - he was one of the funny guys, naturally funny. Loved him on cats do countdown - 58 is no age / cancer is a cruel disease!

timetogo2016 Thu 19-Aug-21 14:41:32

Such sad news about Sean Locke,i was shocked to say the least.
A genuine funny man and a genuine nice man.
My heart goes out to his family and friends.
RIP Sean,you will be missed so much.

Georgesgran Thu 19-Aug-21 16:38:41

Very shocked - I’d only been watching an old episode of 8/10 cats the previous evening. A cruel disease.

MayBee70 Thu 19-Aug-21 17:42:41

I’ve only just discovered 8 out of 10 cats and was enjoying watching the old repeats but can’t now because things like this really get to me. So I switched over from a repeat of 8 out of 10 cats last night (even though he wasn’t actually in it) only to find myself watching a film starring Heath Ledger and couldn’t watch that either. Sean was absolutely brilliant.

Kryptonite Thu 19-Aug-21 20:36:25

I was very sad to hear this. He has been living with cancer for many years apparently. Which just goes to show that you can live with this disease and have a very fulfilling life. RIP

MissAdventure Thu 19-Aug-21 20:41:24

I was very sad to hear this.
I really enjoyed his humour, and he seemed a decent sort, too.

Battersea1971 Thu 19-Aug-21 22:59:19

I was very sad to hear of the passing of Sean Locke. I always watched 8/10 Cats does Countdown and found him a genuine funny man. RIP Sean, you will be missed

Sawsage2 Fri 20-Aug-21 01:18:29

Rest in peace Sean and thankyou for the laughter.

Rosycheeks Fri 20-Aug-21 05:05:35

I was very sad to hear this I also liked him,he was one of the rare comedians that made me laugh out loud, he also looked very much like my dad.