Fellow comedians and TV stars have paid tribute to Sean Lock, who has died from most cancers aged 58.
Lock, finest identified for panel exhibits 8 Out Of 10 Cats and eight Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown, died at house surrounded by his household, his agent mentioned.
David Baddiel known as Lock “one of many funniest males I ever knew”, whereas Jon Richardson, who appeared on panel exhibits alongside Lock, mentioned comedy had “misplaced one of many highest”.
He added: “I idolised Sean as a comic book lengthy earlier than I grew to become a comic myself and ten years working alongside him did not diminish that within the least.
“An unbelievable comedian mind and a really distinctive voice.”
Devastated to listen to about Sean Lock. He toured with Newman and Baddiel on our final present collectively. One of many funniest males I ever knew.
— David Baddiel (@Baddiel) August 18, 2021
Eddie Izzard mourned the lack of Lock by saying: “So sorry to listen to this. Farewell Sean, you introduced an exquisite comedic expertise to the world and you can be missed.”