Hang Ups (Channel 4 2018, Stephen Mangan)

Stephen Mangan stars as Richard Pitt, a therapist with a chequered professional career, who finds himself at a crossroads in life – a crossroads precipitated by the startling realisation that his life appears to be falling apart at the seams….

Written by Robert Delamere and Stephen Mangan, Hang Ups is an unconventional comedy about an unconventional therapist trying to keep his life, and patients, from falling apart.

Hang Ups presents a family and a society that have the opportunity to be more connected than ever before, but who in reality find themselves utterly disconnected. Time poor and technology rich, self-obsessed and neurotic, image-conscious but insecure, the world is full of hang ups and is it any wonder why…?

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Adapted from the Emmy-nominated series Web Therapy, which was created by Lisa Kudrow, Dan Bucatinsky and Don Roos.

The series includes a stellar cast; Richard E. Grant, Jessica Hynes, David Tennant, Katherine Parkinson, Sarah Hadland, Karl Theobald, Celia Imrie, Paul Ritter, Charles Dance, Monica Dolan, Conleth Hill, Lolly Adefope, John Macmillan, Alice Lowe and Harry Lloyd.

production details
UK / Channel 4 – Slam Films / 6×30 minutes / 2018

Writers: Robert Delamere, Stephen Mangan
Producer: Louise Delamere
Executive Producers: Kevin Loader, Stephen Mangan
Director: Robert Delamere

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Stephen Mangan as Richard Pitt

Alastair James is the editor in chief for Memorable TV. He has been involved in media since his university days. Alastair is passionate about television, and some of his favourite shows include Line of Duty, Luther and Traitors. He is always on the lookout for hot new shows, and is always keen to share his knowledge with others.