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Aisling Bea in This Way Up

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

In the hands of Aisling Bea and Sharon Horgan, This Way Up is a real must-see comedy.

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.

Aisling Bea and Sharon Horgan in this Way Up

Aine (Aisling Bea) finds an ally in sister Shona (Sharon Horgan) in new C4 sitcom This Way Up

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.

TV Times rating: ****