Sadness and shock for fans as British comedian dies

Comedian Sean Lock has passed away at just 58-years-old, the star was best known for his time on Channel 4’s 8 Out of 10 Cats which is hosted by Jimmy Carr and other comedy panel shows.

Sean regularly featured on the Channel 4 comedy show and was previously diagnosed.

In 2005, he was given one of the leading roles on 8 Out of 10 Cats, and spent 10 years on the show.

The star is also known for featuring on a number of television and radio programmes, including Have I Got News for You, QI, and They Think It’s All Over.

A statement from his agent Off The Kerb Productions told PA: “It is with great sadness that we have to announce the death of Sean Lock.

“He died at home from cancer, surrounded by his family.”

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