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The Guardian view on Fleabag’s fringe fund: a good deed in a bad world | Editorial
Editorial: By channelling money to Edinburgh performers, Phoebe Waller-Bridge is passing on some of her own good fortune


10, Mar, 2023 @6:25 PM

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‘I’ve never forgotten it’: the very best (and very worst) TV endings of all time
From The Sopranos’ unbeatable conclusion to the nonsensical anticlimax of Game of Thrones, here are the most memorable TV finales of all time – for varying reasons …

Chitra Ramaswamy, Scott Bryan, Phil Harrison, Kate Abbott, Stuart Heritage, Alexi Duggins, Rebecca Nicholson, Mark Lawson, Michael Hogan, Micha Frazer-Carroll and Lucy Mangan

07, Feb, 2023 @3:23 PM

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One Woman Show review – joke-packed Fleabag parody is perfectly pitched
Liz Kingsman’s slick, self-conscious ‘troubled woman’ show nests its complex jokes within jokes to tremendous effect

Rachael Healy

20, Dec, 2022 @11:53 AM

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Turning Persuasion into Jane Austen’s Fleabag was a truly terrible idea
Netflix’s attempt to modernize the classic novel has led to a disaster of anachronistic dialogue and annoyingly wry glances at the camera

Stuart Heritage

15, Jul, 2022 @1:24 PM

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Life after Fleabag: actor Sian Clifford on taming her inner ‘Claire’
As sister Claire, Sian Clifford was a ball of pent-up rage and frustration in Fleabag. Now she is busier than ever. She talks about learning to soften her edges and making those ‘what if’ moments come true

Emma Beddington

17, Apr, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘The whole launch show is a pre-record’: we watched BBC Three’s return to TV – so you didn’t have to
Constant trailers, Netflix stars and sensitive documentaries about queer people in the Traveller community: how did the youth channel fare on its return to television?

Scott Bryan

02, Feb, 2022 @1:24 PM

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The person who got me through 2021: Fleabag helped me survive my mother’s death
I rewatched Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s monstrous and lovable creation after my mother died in lockdown. The show gave me space to live and grieve

Chitra Ramaswamy

20, Dec, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Take that Fleabag! Liz Kingsman, the comic skewering the ‘messy women genre’
Chaotic life, lots of sex, little sense of purpose … the Anglo-Aussie’s hilarious takedown of Fleabag and the booming ‘messy-woman genre’ was halted by Covid. Now, after a year and a half of worry, it’s finally back

Brian Logan

13, Dec, 2021 @8:54 AM

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The Guardian view on clergy on TV: not just ‘rogues or idiots’ | Editorial
Editorial: Anglican vicars may often be portrayed as bland, benign and bumbling, but the Archbishop of Canterbury is missing something


26, Nov, 2021 @6:34 PM

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Liz Kingsman: One-Woman Show review – wicked, whip-smart skewering of Fleabag and co
Kingsman spoofs the look-at-me egotism that sometimes animates solo shows, as she heaps meta layer upon layer in a tour de force

Brian Logan

14, Oct, 2021 @12:37 PM

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From The Sopranos to Fleabag: 10 of the best television finales
Demons, dinosaur attacks, an inspired advertising pitch … There are many ways to conclude a much-loved show. Here are the most memorable

Stuart Heritage

17, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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This Life review – a funny, heartbreaking and freakishly true Cool Britannia classic
The ‘perfect show’ is the sort of TV where you want to contact all your friends after watching to recap its glory

Brigid Delaney

05, Aug, 2021 @5:30 PM

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