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

Hang Ups

  • TV sitcom
  • Channel 4
  • 2018
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Comedy about a therapist who finds himself at a crossroads in life. Stars Stephen Mangan, Katherine Parkinson, Karl Theobald, Jessica Hynes, Richard E. Grant and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2

With Karen away on business, Richard is left holding the fort.

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Further details

With Karen away on business, Richard is left holding the fort. Family pressures result in Richard enlisting the support of his squabbling siblings Jon and Katherine. New clients Martin and Jane offer some welcome distraction as Neil returns, but this time it is for a gratis therapy session to try and alleviate some of the debt Richard owes him. With people coming at him from all sides with their issues at least he has his own therapist to unload on. But will Leonard come to his rescue?

Broadcast details

Wednesday 15th August 2018
Channel 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 18th August 2018 2:10am C4

Cast & crew

Stephen Mangan Dr. Richard Pitt
Katherine Parkinson Karen Muller
Karl Theobald Pete Thompson
Jessica Hynes Katherine Pitt
Richard E. Grant Leonard Conrad
Conleth Hill Jon Pitt
Bebe Cave Issy Pitt
Fionn O'Shea Ricky Pitt
Javier Marzan Jose Duran
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
David Tennant Martin Lamb
Daisy Haggard Jane 'Honey' Ross
Stephen Teelan Adam Harris
Abby Vicky-Russell (as Abby Russell) Jessie Pollard
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
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
Chris May 1st Assistant Director


Spider Man

Richard is left holding the fort and people are coming at him from all sides with their issues.

Featuring: Stephen Mangan (Dr. Richard Pitt), Jessica Hynes (Katherine Pitt) & David Tennant (Martin Lamb).


TV review: Hang Ups

Hang Ups review.

Carol Midgley, The Times, 16th August 2018

Hang Ups, episode two, review

An endless stream of chaotic comedy.

Rachel Ward, The Telegraph, 15th August 2018

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