‘Fleabag’ hits Fringe World ahead of its screening on ABC TV

The play Fleabag, created by actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge, won the Fringe First Award at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2013.

The play follows an attractive women on her journey through life as she juggles an off-and-on again boyfriend, random hook-ups, dating, her relationships with her family, and the management of her guinea pig themed cafe.

The play was subsequently adapted into a hit TV show with the same name, and it’ll screen on ABC TV later this month.

Perth audiences however have a chance to see the hilarious production in its original dramatic form at Fringe World.

The production is playing at The Blue Room Theatre. Maddie Rice takes on the lead role in a not-to-be-missed comedic play.

The TV production features the plays author Phoebe Waller-Bridge. The actress most recently appeared in the film Christopher Robin, and will soon be seen playing Lando Calrissian’s droid sidekick L3-37 in Solo – A Star Wars Story.

The show’s captivating 30 minute episodes sees Waller-Bridge breaking the fourth wall and speaking directly to the audience. With  discussions about anal sex, periods, siblings and masturbation, nothing is off limits.

Well known actors Olivia Coleman and Bill Paterson appear as Fleabag’s Godmother and father, while Hugh Skinner plays on again, off again, on again boyfriend Harry.

Fleabag the play opens at The Blue Room Tuesday 12th February and runs until 24th February. 

Fleabag the TV show starring Phoebe Waller- Bridge begins 9:30pm 19th February on ABC Comedy.  

OIP Staff


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