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: Shona (Sharon Horgan), Charlotte (Indira Varma). Copyright: Merman.

Series 1, Episode 6

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

Further details

Romance blooms between Aine and Richard, but she's caught off guard when she turns up unexpectedly to find another woman in his house.

Vish proposes to Shona, but it doesn't exactly go to plan. When Shona finds out that Aine knew his intentions before she did, a huge argument ensues over secrets the sisters have been keeping from one another.

Broadcast details

Thursday 12th September 2019
Channel 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Aisling Bea Aine
Sharon Horgan Shona
Tobias Menzies Richard
Aasif Mandvi Vish
Indira Varma Charlotte
Kadiff Kirwan Bradley
Ekow Quartey James
Pik Sen Lim (as Pik-Sen Lim) Chien
Todor Jordanov Victor
Jassem Mougari Mo
Daniela Spataru Alina
Dorian Grover Etienne
Guest cast
Chris Geere Freddie
Ambreen Razia Emma
Kirsty Bushell Barbara
Sean Cernow Wayne
Sherry Baines Therapist
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
Bridgette Williams Editor
Tim Dickel Production Designer
Vince Pope Composer


When a proposal goes wrong

Vish proposes to Shona, but it doesn't exactly go to plan...

Featuring: Aisling Bea (Aine), Sharon Horgan (Shona), Aasif Mandvi (Vish).


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