The Upside
Genre Fantasy



Created by Ifan Barber
Starring Ella Purnell

Florence Pugh

Priya Blackburn

Bill Nighy

Shirley Henderson

Alan Cumming

Helen McCrory

Warwick Davis

Sophie Okonedo

Ben Chaplin

Hero Fiennes Tiffin

Lindsay Duncan

Himesh Patel

Jonathan Pryce

Opening Theme The Upside Theme
Location London, England
Country Of Origin United Kingdom
Number Of Episodes 6
Running Time 60 minutes
Original Channel: BBC One
Original Air Date October 25th 2020 - present
Produced by BBC Studios
Directed by Various

The Upside is a British fantasy comedy drama television series created by Ifan Barber that premiered on BBC One on October 25th 2020, starring Ella Purnell as Sophie, a young girl who finds herself accidentally transported to a eccentric parallel version of London called The Upside.

The series features an ensemble cast and has drawn favourable comparisons to popular literature like Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland and Neil Gaiman's Coraline in themes and premise.

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