Phoebe Waller-Bridge Bringing Fleabag to the West End

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Following a sold-out, extended run Off-Broadway, the hit monologue play returns to London this summer.
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Phoebe Waller-Bridge Joan Marcus

Between wrapping up her New York stage debut and helping Daniel Craig adapt the next Bond movie, Phoebe Waller-Bridge is bringing Fleabag back to London. This time, she'll be performing her acclaimed monologue play in the West End.

The award-winning comedy will play a limited engagement at London's Wyndham’s theatre this summer August 20–September 14.

READ: Why Phoebe Waller-Bridge Wants New Yorkers to See Fleabag

Fleabag, which recently wrapped up its sold-out, Drama Desk-nominated American premiere Off-Broadway, returns across the pond following hit engagements at London's Soho Theatre (2013, 2014, 2016) and two U.K. tours.

Written by and starring Waller-Bridge, with direction by Vicky Jones, the Fleabag is the story of an oversexed, grieving, disaster-attracting woman struggling to maintain her personal relationships and her guinea pig-themed cafe.

Fleabag debuted at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival, winning a Fringe First Award. The work was adapted into a series by BBC Television in partnership with Amazon in 2016, which will return for a second season this spring. As recently announced, Fiona Shaw and Kristin Scott Thomas guest star.

Waller-Bridge is also the creator and showrunner of the BBC America thriller series Killing Eve starring Golden Globe winner Sandra Oh. The show, based on Luke Jennings’ Codename Villanelle series, kicked off its second season April 7 on BBC America.

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