Aisling Clíodhnadh O'Sullivan, known professionally as Aisling Bea (ASH-ling BEE), is an Irish comedian, actress and writer. She created, wrote and starred in the comedy series This Way Up on Channel 4. As a stand-up comedian, she won the "So You Think You're Funny?" award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2012, being only the second woman to win the award in its, then, twenty-five year history. She also regularly appears on light entertainment comedy panel shows such as QI and 8 Out of 10 Cats.