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 5

This Way Up. Aine (Aisling Bea). Copyright: Merman
Vish drops a bombshell on Shona at her hen do. Aine meets Richard's friend Mark, but it doesn't go to plan. Shona and Charlotte build bridges after a car-crash interview.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 11th August 2021
Channel 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 14th August 2021 4:15am 4seven
Wednesday 18th August 2021 1:30am C4

Cast & crew

Aisling Bea Aine
Sharon Horgan Shona
Tobias Menzies Richard
Indira Varma Charlotte
Sorcha Cusack Mammy
Dorian Grover Etienne
Guest cast
Chetna Pandya Seema
Lorraine Ashbourne Marcia
Tommy Burgess Taxi Driver
Melanie Clark Pullen Eileen
Elliot Levey Jim
Jamie Michie Mark
Lewis Winyard Creamy the Stripper
Sam Pamphilon News Reader (Voice)
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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