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.

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

Series 1, Episode 4

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

Further details

Aine and Shona's mother is over from Ireland to visit Vish's family. Tensions are high, as Aine and her mother haven't spoken in months, while Shona feels stuck in the middle. Over dinner, Shona surprises Vish's family by saying she doesn't want kids. There's only one solution to the tension - an impromptu talent show.

Broadcast details

Thursday 29th August 2019
Channel 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Aisling Bea Aine
Sharon Horgan Shona
Aasif Mandvi Vish
Indira Varma Charlotte
Sorcha Cusack Mother
Guest cast
Jeff Mirza Hari
Chetna Pandya Seema
Nikhil Parmar Anil
Soni Razdan Kavita
Alayna Wahid Bub
Writing team
Aisling Bea Writer
Brett Goldstein Script Editor
Production team
Alex Winckler Director
Gavin O'Grady Series Producer
Sharon Horgan Executive Producer
Clelia Mountford Executive Producer
Aisling Bea Executive Producer

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