This Way Up: Season 2

This Way Up: Season 2

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Created by and starring Aisling Bea (Quiz), this UK comedy series follows a young woman putting her life back together after suffering from a nervous breakdown. Co-stars Emmy nominee Sharon Horgan (Catastrophe) and Emmy winner Tobias Menzies (The Crown) alongside Kadiff Kirwan (The Stranger) and Indira Varma (Game of Thrones).

2021UKMerman
Comedy

Episodes

EPISODE 2.1

Episode 1

Excitement mounts for Aine as she prepares for a big... More first date with Etienne’s dad, Richard. Meanwhile Shona adapts to an awkward working relationship with Charlotte and struggles to settle in to her massive new house with Vish away in New York.

EPISODE 2.2

Episode 2

Aine and Richard have some awkward hiccups as Shona attempts... More to restore a friendly working relationship with Charlotte.

EPISODE 2.3

Episode 3

Aine spices things up with Richard and he opens up... More to her. Shona’s lack of support for Aine’s business venture hits her hard.

EPISODE 2.4

Episode 4

Vish tells Shona he is going to meet his ex... More in New York. Meanwhile, Aine helps Bradley out at a Windrush fundraiser.

EPISODE 2.5

Episode 5

Shona contemplates Vish’s suggestion that they adopt kids. Aine meets... More Richard’s friend Mark and overhears them speaking negatively about her. Shona and Charlotte mend their friendship.

EPISODE 2.6

Episode 6

Aine finds out her friend Tom has killed himself. Shona... More accidentally leaves Vish a damning voicenote intended for Charlotte.

This Way Up: Season 2 | Reviews

90%21 reviews

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Bea and Horgan’s chemistry is as glorious as ever.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

The quips feel sharper, the laughter more organic, and the heart-to-hearts are able to build on even stronger bonds...

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Independent

Independent

A glorious second series, propelled by the comic’s hilarious script and joyous chemistry with co-star Sharon Horgan.

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Paste

Paste

(It's) essentially a collection of incredibly well-wrought micro-vignettes, elevating common experiences with warmth and humour...

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Boston Globe

Boston Globe

The perfect post-pandemic binge.

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BBC

BBC

I binged it all in one sitting. I bet you will too.

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The Times

The Times

This is an antic melodrama that wanders from the woebegone to the whimsical...

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This Way Up: Season 2 | Release Details

This Way Up: Season 2 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Neon.