Before “Fleabag” was a television show, it was a one-woman stage play. Written and performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge and directed by Vicky Jones, the stage play gives us the first moments of Fleabag and her messy life and family.
Filmed by Tony Grech-Smith, the recorded live performance immerses you in Waller-Bridge’s story and characters. Some characters are merely pre-recorded voices. The feminist lecturer and the bank manager are ominious voices played overhead. Meanwhile, all the other characters brought to life by various actors in the show are portrayed by Waller-Bridge herself. Continue reading Review: “National Theatre Live: Fleabag”