Hang Ups. Dr. Richard Pitt (Stephen Mangan).

Hang Ups

Channel 4 sitcom about a therapist. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2018. Stars Stephen Mangan, Katherine Parkinson, Karl Theobald, Jessica Hynes and others.

Series 1, Episode 1

Richard is busy trying to relaunch his career online after the disastrous collapse of his group therapy practice.

Further details

Richard Pitt is a therapist trying to relaunch his career online after the disastrous collapse of his group therapy practice.

We join Richard on the first day of his new venture where working from home is destined to be chaotic when he has his teenage children, his high flying wife, his unconventional parents, his eccentric therapist, his useless best friend Pete and a whole host of extraordinary clients to contend with.

When a disastrous past decision comes back to haunt him is it any wonder his clients are left wondering who needs therapy more...

Broadcast details

Wednesday 8th August 2018
Channel 4
35 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Stephen Mangan Dr. Richard Pitt
    Katherine Parkinson Karen Muller
    Karl Theobald Pete Thompson
    Richard E. Grant Leonard Conrad
    Charles Dance Jeremy Pitt
    Bebe Cave Issy Pitt
    Fionn O'Shea Ricky Pitt
    Steve Oram Neil Quinn
    Paul Ritter Werner Lienhard
    John MacMillan Adebowale 'Abs' Walters
    Anjana Vasan Zahra Alsaadi
    Kaine Zajaz Dylan Parkes
    James Sterndale Liam Donohoe
    Guest cast
    Tolulope Ogunmefun Troymaine Samuels
    Monica Dolan Alison Jones
    Sarah Hadland Fiona Bellingham
    Lolly Adefope Angie Henderson
    Alice Lowe Celia Cain
    David Bradley Frank Ellerby
    Jo Joyner Clare Maynard
    Darren Boyd David Cobbs
    Writing team
    Robert Delamere Writer
    Stephen Mangan Writer
    Louise Delamere Writer (Additional Material)
    Neil Gibbons Writer (Additional Material)
    Rob Gibbons Writer (Additional Material)
    Sarah Butcher Story Editor
    Production team
    Robert Delamere Director
    Chris May 1st Assistant Director
    Louise Delamere Producer
    Kevin Loader Executive Producer
    Stephen Mangan Executive Producer
    Laura Riseam Associate Producer
    Cheyenne Conway Line Producer
    Robin Davies Co-producer
    Steve Ackroyd Editor
    Miranda Jones Production Designer
    Julie Harkin Casting Director
    Lisa Duncan Costume Designer
    Oli Russell Director of Photography
    Reena Gohil Make-up Designer
    Rael Jones Composer


    When you tell your new boss a dirty joke...

    Richard's morning gets off to a stressful start, so why not lighten the tension with a joke?

    Featuring: Stephen Mangan (Dr. Richard Pitt), Karl Theobald (Pete Thompson), Alice Lowe (Celia Cain).


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