Miles Jupp

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang Ups: Series 1-5
  • Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang Ups: Series 1-5

  • Listen in on award-winning comedian Tom Wrigglesworth’s family phone calls in these five fantastic series

    ‘A keenly observed, comical joy’ Stuart Heritage, The Guardian

    In these 24 episodes, Tom Wrigglesworth phones home for his weekly check-in, giving us a funny, fascinating glimpse into his family background and the influences that have shaped his temperament, opinions and hang-ups. As the conversations unfold, Tom takes time out from the calls to explain the situation and his parents’ reactions, and relate various anecdotes from the past which illustrate his family's views.

    And sometimes he just needs to sound-off about life’s everyday annoyances. There’s the fact his parents don’t trust him with his own car or sister, some terrifying stag weekend shenanigans, a neighbourly good deed that lands Tom in trouble and a dodgy exchange on a train. Meanwhile, Mum and Dad deal with a problematic package holiday, a flood at the family home, an unexpected Christmas visitor and some new neighbours – while Gran enters the cut-throat world of competitive well-dressing, tries to help Tom with a ‘gambling situation’ and gets involved in smuggling.

    But amid the trials and tribulations, there are triumphs, as Dad celebrates a milestone in governmental reform, Mum learns to drive and Tom recounts a milestone in his own life – the arrival of his newborn twin daughters.

    Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups lets us eavesdrop on the Wrigglesworth clan in all their dysfunctional glory – so sit back and enjoy a bit of totally legal phone hacking in thesehilarious helpings of down-the-line adventures.Tom Wrigglesworth stars as himself, with Judy Parfitt, Rita May and Elizabeth Bennett as Granny, Paul Copley as Dad, Kate Anthony as Mum and Amy Wrigglesworth as Amy.

Justin Edwards (Author, Reader) Justin Edwards is a comedian and actor who came to fame as one of the Perrier Award-winning sketch trio The Consultants. He created the character of Jeremy Lion, a drunken children's entertainer, and has appeared in numerous TV shows including The Thick of It, Respectable and the new version of Are You Being Served? On radio, he and Ben Willbond co-wrote and co-starred in the hit sitcom Double Science. Among Justin Edwards' other radio credits are The News Quiz and In and Out of the Kitchen. Miles Jupp (Reader) Miles Jupp is an actor, comedian and writer. He started performing stand-up in 2000, and the following year won both So You Think You're Funny and The Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year. He was nominated for the Perrier Best Newcomer award for his debut Edinburgh solo show Gentlemen Prefer Brogues. He contributes to a number of Radio 4 shows as well as his own series for the station Miles Jupp's Real World (with Frankie Boyle). His TV credits include The Thick Of It, Gary: Tank Commander and Rev. His film work includes Made In Dagenham, Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix and Sherlock Holmes. He is known to younger fans as Archie the Inventor in the children's series Balamory. His show Fibber in the Heat was one of the big successes of the Edinburgh festival in 2010.

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