Aisling Bea stars as English-as-a-foreign-language teacher Aine in her self-penned C4 sitcom, This Way Up, co-starring Sharon Horgan
A sitcom about loneliness doesn’t sound like a barrel of laughs, but don’t switch off this new C4 comedy, This Way Up
Written by comedian and actress Aisling, the series follows her character Aine.
She’s an English-as-a-foreign-language teacher, as she recovers from a difficult time in her life.
Happiness is a struggle, but she always has her protective sister Shona (played by Sharon), who spends most of her time tracking Aine on her phone.
But can Aine start to forge a life of her own?
Also starring Tobias Menzies, who plays Prince Philip in the upcoming series of The Crown, this is a show that will stay with you for the rest of the week.