Life Become Noises. Pleasance Courtyard. This is standup veiled as a play. In the year of Paul Merton's "Out of my Head", Sean Hughes also gives us a comedy-confessional. Sean enters dressed as a jockey, and ends making you want to cry about the death of his father. In its own way, it's beautiful. You have to see it to be believe it. "What did he die of?" "The big C" "Oh, he drowned?"