‘Fleabag’s’ Phoebe Waller-Bridge Says People Have “Woken The F— Up” About The Need For Female-Centric Stories

The Playlist | 4/11/2018 | Charles Barfield
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One of our most anticipated new series of 2018 is BBC America’s “Killing Eve.” The series tells the story of a MI5 officer that begins to track down a female assassin. However, over time, both women become obsessed with each other. The series looks to be an example of a great new series with a strong female voice in front of, and behind, the camera. And, at a recent premiere event, some of the women involved in the series took some time to talk about why it’s time for more female-centric stories.

One of the writers on “Killing Eve” is none other than Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who is best known for creating and starring in the series “Fleabag.” At the premiere event, Waller-Bridge told Screen that “people have woken the **** up” around needing more female-led stories.

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She continues, “There is a huge appetite and a need for these stories to be told. Because of the conversation around #MeToo, these stories are coming to the surface more and becoming more specific and nuanced, so people are more open to hearing and...
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