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Out of Our Tree

Tom's father is compiling the family tree, leaving his mother at a loose end. Tom suggests a lodger. With Paul Copley. From November 2013.

Tom's father is engrossed in putting together the Wrigglesworth Family Tree which is leaving Tom's mother at a loose end. Tom suggests she gets in a lodger for company.

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang Ups is a 30 minute phone call from Tom ringing his parents for his weekly check-in. As the conversation unfolds, Tom takes time out from the phone call to explain the situation, his parent's reactions and relate various anecdotes from the past which illustrate his family's views. And sometimes he just needs to sound-off about the maddening world around him and bemoan everyday annoyances.

A fascinating and hilarious glimpse into Tom Wrigglesworth, his family background and the influences that have shaped his temperament,opinions and hang-ups.

During all this Hang Ups explores class, living away from 'home', trans-generational phenomena, what we inherit from our families and how the past repeats in the present. All in a 30 minute phone call.

'Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-ups' gets underneath the skin of Tom and the Wrigglesworth family, so sit back and enjoy a bit of totally legal phone hacking.


Tom Wrigglesworth ...Tom
Judy Parfitt ... Granny
Paul Copley ... Dad
Kate Anthony ... Mum
David Reed ... Henry

Written by Tom Wrigglesworth and James Kettle
Additional Material by Miles Jupp

Producer: Katie Tyrrell.

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30 minutes

Last on

Tue 22 May 2018 22:30

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Role Contributor
Tom Tom Wrigglesworth
Granny Judy Parfitt
Dad Paul Copley
Mum Kate Anthony
Amy Amy Wrigglesworth
Producer Katie Tyrrell
Writer Tom Wrigglesworth
Writer James Kettle
Writer Miles Jupp


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