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Man Up

Romantic comedy. 40-year-old divorcee Jack mistakes Nancy for his blind date. Nancy decides to go along with it and so begins the most chaotic journey of her life.

Nancy, 34 years old and single, is travelling across London to toast another ten years of her parents' magical marriage. She runs into a 40-year-old divorcee, Jack, who mistakes her for his blind date. Nancy decides to go with it and starts the most chaotic journey of her life.

A romantic comedy about taking chances, making decisions and rolling with the consequences.

1 hour, 22 minutes

Last on

Sat 20 Jul 2019 00:05

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:02

    Paloma Faith

    Upside Down

  • 00:14

    Dickon Hinchliffe

    Chasing Jessica

  • 00:32

    Aaron Neville


  • 00:39

    Clare Maguire

    Have Love, Will Travel

  • 00:41


    Busy Earnin'

  • 00:44

    Ed Thomas

    Let It Take

  • 00:48

    Maverick Sabre

    I Need

  • 00:51

    Phyllis Nelson

    Move Closer

  • 00:53

    Duran Duran, Simon Le Bon

    The Reflex

  • 01:02

    Maxence Cyrin

    Where Is My Mind?

  • 01:15

    Dickon Hinchliffe

    Nancy's Speech

  • 01:18

    Dickon Hinchliffe

    Jack's Speech

  • 01:19


    What Time Do You Call This?


Role Contributor
Nancy Lake Bell
Jack Simon Pegg
Bert Ken Stott
Sean Rory Kinnear
Fran Harriet Walter
Jessica Ophelia Lovibond
Daniel Henry Lloyd-Hughes
Harry Dean-Charles Chapman
Elaine Sharon Horgan
Waterloo pedestrian Lasco Atkins
Girl on train Paulina Boneva
Hilary Olivia Williams
Dom Keir Charles
Katie Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Ryan Robert Wilfort
Adam Paul Thornley
Passerby Susan Fordham
Ed Stephen Campbell Moore
Sophie Simona Brown
Cloakroom attendant James Oliver Reilly
Director Ben Palmer
Writer Tess Morris


  • Wed 2 Aug 2017 21:00
  • Christmas Day 2018 01:00
  • Christmas Day 2018 01:30
  • Sat 13 Jul 2019 22:20
  • Sat 13 Jul 2019 23:10
  • Fri 19 Jul 2019 23:45
  • Sat 20 Jul 2019 00:05

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"What kind of nutter pretends to be someone else's blind date?"