Fleabag: stream the National Theatre Live production to beat those lockdown blues

Here's some news to put a smile on your face: Phoebe Waller-Bridge's groundbreaking NT Live production of Fleabag is now available to stream.

Before the fourth-wall-breaking, deliciously sardonic TV series, Fleabag began life on stage as a one-woman show. And it can now be piped directly into your home in all its acidic, perceptive glory, written by Waller-Bridge and directed by Vicky Jones.

Fleabag will be released for a limited time online to raise money for charities supporting workers on the front line of the Coronavirus pandemic.

This initiative is driven by Waller-Bridge herself who, along with Fleabag co-producers DryWrite, Soho Theatre and Annapurna Theatre, has directed that all proceeds will be distributed to the National Emergencies Trust (NET), NHS Charities Together and Acting For Others, as well as the newly launched Fleabag Support Fund created to help freelancers working in the arts industry.

Fleabag will be available to stream in the UK and Ireland from Monday 6th April on Soho Theatre’s On Demand platform. Then, for a limited 14-day period from Friday 10th April, Fleabag will also be available on Amazon Prime Video for a 48-hour download for a minimum donation of £4.

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