Comedy Clicks – This Week – This Way Up

Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.

Today we will be looking at a comedy that was created and stars Aisling Bea – This Way Up

About the Show

Summary of Plot

A young woman puts her life back together after suffering from a nervous breakdown – iMDB

Number of Seasons / Episodes

1 Seasons


Aisling Bea – Aine
Sharon Horgan – Shona
Kadiff Kirwan – Bradley
Aasif Mandvi – Vish
Indira Varma – Charlotte


  • Aisling Bea and Sharon Horgan previously played sisters on the BBC show Dead Boss. The two have been good friends ever since.
  • When casting the students for the classroom sequence where English is being taught as a second language, creator Aisling Bea insisted on actual foreigners, opting for authentic accents as opposed to faked ones.
  • Pik Sen Lim, who plays the elderly Chinese student in the class, also played a Chinese English student (Chung Su-Lee) in ‘Mind Your Language’.


Get Ready For A Night Out


Misunderstanding at the Hosptal

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