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Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 3

A Christmas Not Special

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for years

A ring on the doorbell interrupts an already unconventional Wrigglesworth family Christmas as Tom battles to get home. From December 2015. Show more

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 3

The Madman in the Attic

Duration: 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for years

With his dad advocating drastic 'rationalising', Tom realises it might be time he had a clear-out. With Paul Copley. From 2015. Show more

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 2

Earning Your Corn

Duration: 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for years

Tom's dad celebrates a milestone in governmental reform while Tom tentatively puts a foot on the property ladder. From 2014. Show more

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 2

The Well of Loneliness

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for years

Tom finds himself on a moor in search of a potentially devastating family secret while his mum and gran dress wells! From 2014. Show more

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 3

Broadband on the Run

Duration: 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for years

Tom and Dad fret about some potentially brushes with the law, while mum prepares for a new lodger. With Paul Copley. From 2015. Show more

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 3

The Animal Lovers

Duration: 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for years

Mr and Mrs Wrigglesworth are thinking about getting a pet, while Tom’s planning a weekend getaway. With Kate Anthony. From 2015. Show more

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 4

Big Tom and the Hendersons

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for years

Dad tries to fight off an unwanted invasion, while Granny turns to smuggling. Show more

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 4

Construction Time Again

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for years

Tom's dad offers some unwanted assistance. Show more

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 4

A Dance to the Music of Tom

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for years

Mr and Mrs Wrigglesworth attempt to bond with the new neighbours. Meanwhile, Tom receives some worrying news. Show more

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 4

Strangers on a Train

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for years

Tom enlists the help of his dad to take delivery of an important package, while his mum bites the bullet and learns to drive. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Tom wonders if the low-cost airline industry is all it is cracked up to be. Should online check-in give benefits? From May 2012. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

In an open letter to his junk mail-addicted local curry house, Tom takes issue with the world of marketing. From May 2012. Show more

Tom Wrigglesworth's Open Letters

Series 2

Compensation Culture

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LWLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

In an open letter to Ken Clarke MP, Tom asks whether compensation culture is opposed to the theory of evolution. From May 2012. Show more

Engineering Giants

Episode 1: Jumbo Jet Strip-Down

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Series revealing the secrets of the world's biggest machines. A multimillion-pound Boeing 747 is broken down to parts and reassembled for flight. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Lindsay Keith
Executive Producer:
Jeremy Mills

Engineering Giants

Episode 3: Ferry Strip-Down

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Revealing the secrets of the world's biggest machines. Tom Wrigglesworth and Rob Bell climb on board a massive North Sea ferry as it undergoes a huge overhaul. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rob Bell
Series Producer:
Lindsay Keith
Executive Producer:
Jeremy Mills

Dilemma

Series 3

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Sue Perkins' moral and ethical posers for Tom Wrigglesworth, Lucy Beaumont, Anne McElvoy and Joel Morris. From February 2014. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sue Perkins
Panellist:
Anne McElvoy
Panellist:
Lucy Beaumont
Panellist:
Joel Morris
Producer:
Ed Morrish

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Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 3

Profit and Loss

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for years

Bad news for Mr and Mrs Wrigglesworth about a friend. Granny helps Tom with a "gambling situation". With Paul Copley. From 2015. Show more

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 3

How to Make a Killing

Duration: 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for years

A neighbourly good deed lands Tom in trouble, while his parents fully embrace evening classes. With Kate Anthony. From 2015. Show more

The Unbelievable Truth

Series 12

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

David Mitchell obliges Lloyd Langford, Lucy Porter, Tom Wrigglesworth and Fred MacAulay to talk with deliberate inaccuracy about women, Japan, owls and potatoes. From January 2014. Show more

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 1

Time to Celebrate

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for years

As Tom phones home, we learn why he hates celebrations and why his mum can't stop organising them. With Judy Parfitt. From 2013. Show more