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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.

  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 1,298


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This Way Up series two review

An even funnier, kinder and more heartbreaking return.

Isobel Lewis, The Independent, 14th July 2021

This Way Up season 2, Channel 4, review

The sibling dynamic has shifted, but Bea and Horgan are still magic.

Rachael Sigee, i Newspaper, 14th July 2021

Tobias Menzies interview

Menzies on playing Richard in This Way Up and Prince Philip in The Crown.

Gerard Gilbert, i Newspaper, 10th July 2021

This Way Up is the perfect post-pandemic binge

This Way Up is the latest in a line of cerebral and whipsmart British dark comedies that reflect the imperfect salve of humor on the imperfect wound of grief.

Dana Gerber, The Boston Globe, 9th July 2021

This Way Up Series 2 review

A sweet romance as well as some sisterly love help give Hulu's show an effortless charm and a sharp sense of its strong cast.

Steve Greene, IndieWire, 9th July 2021

Interview: Aisling Bea

For Aisling Bea there are three Edinburghs. One is where she performed a series of award-winning live shows, at the annual Fringe Festival; the other is where she lived during that heady, successful period of cutting her teeth on stage.

Stevie Gallacher, The Sunday Post, 6th July 2021

Aisling Bea interview

"A lot of top female comedians have absent or dead fathers - look into that, scientists".

Alexandra Pollard, The Independent, 3rd July 2021

Aisling Bea on cancel culture

"If you've made a joke that's aged terribly, accept it. There's consequences".

Hattie Crisell, The Telegraph, 26th June 2021

How the Irish sitcom took over telly

The Emerald Isle has been making the world laugh for forever, but a recent wave of comedies have found a new level of success. Ellie Harrison meets the stars behind them, including Sharon Horgan and Domhnall Gleeson, to find out why Ireland does dark humour best.

Ellie Harrison, The Independent, 12th April 2021

This Way Up Series 2 confirmed

Channel 4 has confirmed it has ordered another six episodes of This Way Up. Aisling Bea's comedy will return for Series 2 in 2021.

British Comedy Guide, 20th November 2020

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