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
Louise Delamere Producer
Kevin Loader Executive Producer
Stephen Mangan Executive Producer
Robin Davies Co-producer


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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