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

This Way Up

  • TV sitcom
  • Channel 4
  • 2019 - 2021
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Aisling Bea writes and stars in this comedy about a woman recovering from a nervous breakdown. Also features Sharon Horgan, Tobias Menzies, Aasif Mandvi, Indira Varma, Sorcha Cusack and more.

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Series 2, Episode 3

This Way Up. Image shows from L to R: Aine (Aisling Bea), James (Ekow Quartey). Copyright: Merman
Aine and Bradley work out in the park and Shona asks Aine for a surprise for her hen do. There is success in the bedroom for Aine and Richard after she spices things up, and Richard opens up to her. Shona isn't convinced by Aine and James' new business venture, and her lack of support hits Aine hard and has a knock-on effect on her weekend.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 28th July 2021
Channel 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 31st July 2021 4:15am 4seven
Wednesday 4th August 2021 2:40am C4

Cast & crew

Aisling Bea Aine
Sharon Horgan Shona
Tobias Menzies Richard
Indira Varma Charlotte
Sorcha Cusack Mammy
Kadiff Kirwan Bradley
Ekow Quartey James
Pik Sen Lim Chien
Todor Jordanov Victor
Jassem Mougari Mo
Daniela Spataru Alina
Sophie Stone Julie
Guest cast
Jonathan Nayati Frank
Writing team
Aisling Bea Writer
Kadiff Kirwan Script Editor
Sharon Horgan Story Consultant
Production team
Alex Winckler Director
Gavin O'Grady Producer
Sharon Horgan Executive Producer
Clelia Mountford Executive Producer
Aisling Bea Executive Producer
Olly Cambridge Edit Producer
Kyla Brennan Line Producer
Zoƫ Mello Line Producer
Jim Hampton Editor
Debbie Burton Production Designer
Catherine Willis Casting Director
Jonas Mortensen Director of Photography
Charlie Jones Costume Designer
Lisa Kennedy Make-up Designer
Vince Pope Composer
Olga Gunderich Graphics
Michelle Crocker Graphics
Kate Stamp Graphics
Vidaal Nankervis 1st Assistant Director

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