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Upright. Image shows left to right: Meg Adams (Milly Alcock), Lucky Flynn (Tim Minchin)


  • TV comedy drama
  • Sky Atlantic / Sky Comedy
  • 2019 - 2022
  • 16 episodes (2 series)

Comedy drama following a pair of strangers on a road trip across Australia with a battered upright piano. Stars Tim Minchin, Milly Alcock, Heather Mitchell, Daniel Lapaine and Ella Scott Lynch

  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 89


Win a copy of Upright Seasons 1 & 2 on DVD

Upright. Image shows left to right: Meg Adams (Milly Alcock), Lucky Flynn (Tim Minchin)

Milly Alcock and Tim Minchin are setting out on a pair of journeys across Australia in the complete first and second series of UK-Aus comedy drama Upright.

Series 1 follows two misfits, thrown together by chance in the middle of the Australian desert, who forge the unlikeliest of bonds in their quest to get a precious piano from one side of the country to the other.

Lucky Flynn hasn't spoken to his family in years. He's broke, distant and damaged. He's also a gifted pianist, whose talent for music is matched only by his talent for self-destruction. When he learns that his mother has only days left to live, Lucky sets off in a hire car to drive the 4,000km from Sydney to Perth to say goodbye, taking with him his only cherished possession in the world: a battered and scarred upright piano.

What should have been a straightforward drive across the outback soon becomes a test of Lucky's emotional fitness, when he quite literally runs into Meg, a hilarious, tough-as-nails teenager, who we soon discover has plenty of scars and secrets of her own.

Upright. Image shows left to right: Lucky Flynn (Tim Minchin), Meg Adams (Milly Alcock)

Some years later, Series 2 finds Lucky back in Sydney. Now a successful musician, his world should be starting to come together. But he's an emotional mess and a problem drinker, and his erratic behaviour is making his TV star girlfriend's life much more complicated. Just as things couldn't get any more chaotic, there's a knock at the door; it's Meg. And she needs Lucky's help.

Despite his relationship back in Sydney being on the rocks, Lucky accompanies Meg to Queensland to find her mum. Meg has assured him he'll be back in time for his niece Billie who is coming to stay. But just as Meg is gaining ground on Linda, she's stopped in her tracks; her ex-boyfriend has followed her all the way from Karingunna. He's worried about her... there's something she hasn't told Lucky.

The sixteen episodes across both series are out now on DVD, and we have two copies of the set to give away.

Terms & conditions

This competition is open to UK residents only. One entry per household. The competition closes 23:59, 29th March 2023. The winner will be contacted by email and will have 3 days to respond and accept the prize. Failure to accept the prize in the allocated time will result in a new winner being selected.

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