Just when you thought that Netflix is king, in comes Amazon Prime with its own list of brilliantly written, perfectly executed television series. By now, Amazon has many offerings of movies and television series that everyone should be on the lookout for. Luckily, Amazon has a list of its top 50 television series to watch. People can now watch the best of the best television series without having to debate their friends about it. One of the most recently added series on the list is Fleabag, which has gained much popularity and accolades in the most recent award-giving ceremonies for its writing and acting.
Who is Fleabag?
Phoebe Waller-Bridge is an English writer and actress who is known for television series like Crashing, Killing Eve and Flack. She has also worked in several films like The Iron Lady, Goodbye Christopher Robin, and Solo: A Star Wars Story. Her most current work Fleabag is getting a lot of praise for its realistic portrayal of a family and just how people are in their everyday lives. The show is set in present-time London.
The show is an English dramedy television series that stars Phoebe Waller-Bridge as Fleabag. The main character is a very confused and sexually voracious woman who often leads the audience through internal monologues and commentaries, breaking the fourth wall by addressing the camera. The series was adapted from Waller-Bridge’s one-woman play of the same name that won the Fringe First Award.
The series opens with the lead character having a one night stand and then proceeds to pick up another man on a bus. Her life proceeds in Murphy’s Law fashion, where the next event just turns out worse than the previous. As her most recent tragedy comes to light, she tries to make sense of the world around her and struggles as she tries to make sense of her feelings. Many obstacles unravel as the episodes progress, showing the raw, deeper side of all the characters.
Why do we love her?
It is a series that people just want more. The main character and her internal conflicts have warmed the hearts of so many fans. Her relationship with the Big Guy Upstairs is something that we all can relate to and, at one point in our lives, has found ourselves trying to find meaning in our faiths – no matter what that is. The show is ground-breaking with twists and turns delicately woven into a well-written script.