Amazon has added the six-episode half-hour series Fleabag to its fall Prime Video lineup in the U.S.
Written by and starring Broadchurch and Crashing alumna Phoebe Waller-Bridge and based on Waller-Bridge’s award-winning play, Fleabag is described as a a hilarious and poignant window into the mind of a dry-witted, sexual, angry, grief-riddled woman (Waller-Bridge), as she hurls herself at modern living in London.
Brett Gelman (Twin Peaks), Olivia Colman (Peep Show), Bill Paterson (Outlander), Hugh Dennis (Outnumbered), Hugh Skinner (Poldark), Jamie Demetriou (People Time), Jenny Rainsford (The Smoke),and Sian Clifford (Paddy) also star. Harry Bradbeer (Dickensian) directs.
Waller-Bridge’s play Fleabag won an Edinburgh Fringe First Award, the Critics’ Circle and Off-West End Awards for Most Promising Playwright and a Special Commendation from the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize.
The series is produced by Two Brothers Pictures’ Harry Williams and Jack Williams and Lydia Hampson. All3media International is distributing.