Fleabag: first look at series 2

The BBC have granted us our first look at Fleabag, Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s hugely acclaimed dark comedy drama, which is set to return next year… When we return we’ll find Fleabag’s family is as dysfunctional as ever: her uptight sister Claire, played by Sian Clifford, hasn’t forgiven her, and Claire’s obnoxious alcoholic husband is still on the … >

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Fleabag series 2 could shoot this summer

Fleabag series 2 might be inching closer to production, with a report suggesting that filming could resume on Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s hilarious and heartbreaking series later this summer. The show is a co-production between BBC Three and Amazon Studios. The Knowledge, an industry site with a trustworthy reputation, reports that Fleabag series 2 is “eyeing” a summer production slot. The … >

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge says the industry has “woken the f**k up” thanks to ‘Me Too’

Phoebe Waller-Bridge – creator of Fleabag, Crashing and Killing Eve – has spoken about the ‘Me Too’ movement’s impact on the entertainment industry. Waller-Bridge is currently at the Cannes Film Festival promoting Killing Eve, a BBC One/BBC America production, which stars Jodie Cromer as an assassin and Sandra Oh as a spy. Also playing at Cannes is Solo: A Star Wars … >

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Fleabag series 2 confirmed for 2019

The comedy series Fleabag is returning for a second series, the BBC has just confirmed. The new run of the show won’t be on our screens until 2019, though. But the show, written by and starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge, is definitely back. In the official BBC press announcement, she’s quoted as saying “I asked myself if … >

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Doctor Who: now even Newsnight is hinting the next Doctor is female

With filming well underway on the Doctor Who Christmas special, the identity of the next Doctor – the one who gets to follow Peter Capaldi into the TARDIS – is expected to be revealed shortly. Speculation has generally settled on two candidates: Kris Marshall and Phoebe Waller-Bridge. Speculation, we should point out, has been very … >

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‘Fleabag’ creator bringing new spy drama ‘Killing Eve’ to BBC America

BBC America has ordered a new thriller about an assassin from Fleabag star and writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge. The eight-episode series is based on the novellas by Luke Jennings. Killing Eve is described as a “thriller revolving around a psychopathic assassin and the woman charged with hunting her down.” BBC America president Sarah Barnett commented: “Killing Eve is … >

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