This Way Up. Aine (Aisling Bea). Copyright: Merman.

This Way Up

Channel 4 sitcom about a woman recovering from a breakdown. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2019. Stars Aisling Bea, Sharon Horgan, Tobias Menzies, Aasif Mandvi and others.

Another series is in development.

Series 1

This Way Up. Aine (Aisling Bea). Copyright: Merman.

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Thursday 8th August 2019

EFL teacher Aine is putting on a brave face for her concerned sister Shona, months after leaving rehab following a nervous breakdown. A revoked party invitation leads to a supremely awkward situation.

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This Way Up. Richard (Tobias Menzies). Copyright: Merman.

2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Thursday 15th August 2019

Aine begins privately tutoring a young French boy, freshly arrived in London to live with his estranged English father following his mother's death.

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This Way Up. Aine (Aisling Bea). Copyright: Merman.

3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Thursday 22nd August 2019

Shona sets Aine up on a blind date, whilst her professional relationship with Richard and Etienne takes an odd turn.

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This Way Up. Image shows from L to R: Aine (Aisling Bea), Mother (Sorcha Cusack), Shona (Sharon Horgan). Copyright: Merman.

4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Thursday 29th August 2019

The girls' mother pays a visit from Ireland, leaving Shona somewhat stuck in the middle - of multiple scenarios.

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This Way Up. Image shows from L to R: Aine (Aisling Bea), Freddie (Chris Geere). Copyright: Merman.

5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Thursday 5th September 2019

An unplanned night out with Bradley leads to some suspect choices for Aine.

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This Way Up. Charlotte (Indira Varma). Copyright: Merman.

6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Thursday 12th September 2019

Sisterly secrets come to the fore, and Aine's relationship with Richard and Etienne takes another turn for the awkward.

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