Upright (TV series)

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Upright
GenreDrama
Comedy
Created byChris Taylor
Written by
  • Chris Taylor
  • Tim Minchin
  • Kate Mulvany
  • Leon Ford
Directed byMatthew Saville
Composer(s)Tim Minchin
Country of originAustralia
Original language(s)English
Release
Original networkSky Atlantic (U.K)
FOX SHOWCASE(Australia)

Upright is an Australian drama series screening on Foxtel's Showcase channel in Australia. Upright follows the story of two misfits, Lucky and Meg, who are thrown together by chance in the middle of the Australian desert and forge the unlikeliest of bonds in their quest to get a precious upright piano from one side of the country to the other.[1]

The eight part series is written by Chris Taylor and star Tim Minchin, alongside award-winning writer-actors Kate Mulvany and Leon Ford.

Upright started to air on Sky Atlantic on 28 November 2019 in the United Kingdom, and in Australia from 1 December 2019 on Foxtel.[2]

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date [3]UK viewers
(millions)
1"Episode 1"Matthew SavilleTim MinchinNovember 28, 2019 (2019-11-28)N/A
2"Episode 2"Matthew SavilleChris Taylor, Tim MinchinNovember 28, 2019 (2019-11-28)N/A
3"Episode 3"Matthew SavilleLeon FordDecember 5, 2019 (2019-12-05)N/A
4"Episode 4"Matthew SavilleKate MulvanyDecember 5, 2019 (2019-12-05)N/A
5"Episode 5"Matthew SavilleKate MulvanyDecember 12, 2019 (2019-12-12)N/A
6"Episode 6"Matthew SavilleLeon FordDecember 12, 2019 (2019-12-12)N/A
7"Episode 7"Matthew Saville, Tim MinchinChris Taylor, Tim MinchinDecember 19, 2019 (2019-12-19)N/A
8"Episode 8"Matthew Saville, Tim MinchinTim MinchinDecember 19, 2019 (2019-12-19)N/A

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Foxtel Help & Support - Foxtel's UPRIGHT with Tim Minchin - Foxtel Community - 246986". community.foxtel.com.au. Retrieved 23 October 2018.
  2. ^ https://www.chortle.co.uk/news/2019/10/02/44443/when_is_tim_minchins_upright_coming_to_tv%3f
  3. ^ "Upright – Episode Listings". British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 30 November 2019.

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