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EntertainmentWhy you need to watch Back To Life, the new show taking Fleabag's slot

14:05  15 april  2019
14:05  15 april  2019 Source:   harpersbazaar.co.uk

What Fleabag gets right about mental health that a hundred serious dramas don't

What Fleabag gets right about mental health that a hundred serious dramas don't "Just a girl with no friends and an empty heart." Note: contains spoilers for Fleabag seasons one and two. Fans of Fleabag, the BBC Three comedy-drama created and written by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who also stars as the eponymous character, were recently treated to a series first. Fleabag goes to a long-overdue counselling session – it was a birthday present from her dad, which in itself tells you a lot about the tone of the show – conducted by a no-nonsense therapist played by the exceptional Fiona Shaw.

Fleabag approaches most things — including her sex life — with that supreme British confidence Along the way, “ Fleabag ” gets to take a few shots at some of the absurdities of modern life as the He has also covered award shows and written news stories related to the entertainment business.

[ New Season Premieres 2019] Fleabag is a hilarious and poignant window into the mind of a dry-witted, sexual, angry, grief-riddled woman, as she hurls Available to watch on supported devices. The thing is this show is probably more honest about those "perfect" families that look so good to outsiders.

Why you need to watch Back To Life, the new show taking Fleabag's slot © Luke Varley Back to Life, written by and starring Daisy Haggard, explores a woman’s readjustment to society after an 18-year prison sentence

Daisy Haggard, the creator of the new show Back to Life, is delighted that her series will be taking over Fleabag’s slot on the BBC. “I feel great about it!” she says, cheerily. “Fleabag was one of the best things I’d seen in ages, I love Phoebe [Waller-Bridge] and I love that show. I just think it’s really encouraging that there are more and more female voices being pushed forward and given great slots on telly. My show is very different [to Fleabag] but hopefully it’ll bring you something.”

Fleabag’s Sian Clifford Confirms There Definitely Won’t Be A Series Three

Fleabag’s Sian Clifford Confirms There Definitely Won’t Be A Series Three We know it’s only April but we’re calling it – Fleabag is the best TV show that will be on this year. And with the second series about to come to an end, the entire nation has been wondering if there’ll be a third. Surely we’ll get to see more of Andrew Scott as the priest? And what’s in store for Fleabag’s dad and Godmother after the wedding? Unfortunately, it seems like we won’t. Sian Clifford (who plays Claire) has insisted Monday’s episode will mark the very end of Fleabag, stating on Friday’s BBC Breakfast: “There will not be a third series, this is it.

Since that time, Fleabag has been turned into a TV show of the same name starring its creator, which has Here are some of the main reasons that people should watch Fleabag , which is However, it is clear that the character’ s grief is having a real effect on her life , as shown by her antagonizing of her

Fleabag is one of the best shows to come from BBC3 since the likes of Gary Tank Commander and Cuckoo. I don't get why a show like this isn't given a It is odd, but I do think you need to know the characters in this to find the humour and also to feel the dramatic parts as well. By the end, I have to

Indeed, the similarities between Fleabag and Back to Life begin and end with the fact they were both spearheaded by female auteurs. Haggard’s show centres on Miri, a 40-something woman who has just served an 18-year prison sentence for an unspecified, presumably violent crime and has returned to her sleepy coastal hometown to live with her parents.

It’s a fish-out-of-water story with a twist, since it is time, rather than place, that alienates Miri. Her relationships, and technology, have adapted during her stint behind bars, making for amusing culture-clash moments when she name-checks Woolworth’s and Blockbuster in a job interview, and tries to resuscitate her long-dead Tamagotchi. “The Tamagotchi was my husband’s idea, I’ve got to give him that,” Haggard concedes. “If you’re in prison you’re not removed from the world but certain things would still feel new. One massive change is that everyone’s on their phones all the time – literally walking down the street staring at them – that would be so weird, wouldn’t it?”

Fleabag: Fans are left in tears by 'devastatingly perfect' ending to final series as they hail the show's creator and star Phoebe Waller-Bridge 'a genius'

Fleabag: Fans are left in tears by 'devastatingly perfect' ending to final series as they hail the show's creator and star Phoebe Waller-Bridge 'a genius' Fans waited three agonising years for the second series of Fleabag. But the wait was worth it, as the last episode of the second and final series of the hit BBC show aired on Monday night, leaving its loyal following in floods of tears. Phoebe Waller-Bridge was hailed as a 'genius' by fans who flooded Twitter with praise for the 'perfect' ending to the critically acclaimed series. © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Marriage: Fans were not left disappointed by Fleabag's final bow on Monday, as the episode tied up loose ends.

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FLEABAG season 2 arrives back to the BBC today for the highly-anticipated follow up to the acclaimed Phoebe Waller-Bridge series. Here’s how to watch According to the synopsis: “Picking up a year on, there are still old wounds to unpick and new ones to dress as the next chapter of Fleabag ’ s life takes

Why you need to watch Back To Life, the new show taking Fleabag's slot © Luke Varley Daisy Haggard in the BBC show Back to Life

Beyond feeding the millennial appetite for early-Noughties nostalgia, Back to Life grapples with the social stigma of doing time: the first episode sees Miri verbally abused and her front gate vandalised with the words “PSYCHO BITCH” in angry red capitals. Haggard was inspired to examine how women are treated so harshly for their mistakes. “We expect women to be nice and behave well, to be good girls,” she says. “I was fascinated by how much tougher we are on women over men, we give women a much harder time. God forbid you’re a woman who’s done a bad thing. I thought it was really interesting to take that and imagine a show about somebody who’s done something wrong in their past and how hard it would be to start your life again.”

As well as spotlighting women’s stories onscreen, Back to Life privileges female talent behind the camera. Haggard co-wrote the show with the LA-based screenwriter Laura Solon, which meant they each had to take shifts working on the script in accordance with their respective time zones. “We passed it back and forth,” Haggard explains. “We’d have these hilarious Skypes where she'd be getting her kids ready for school, I’d be getting mine ready for bed and we’d be frantically trying to talk over that. If I got up at two in the morning with a teething baby, I could give her a Skype to discuss the project.” The pair complemented each other well, calibrating the unusual tone of Back to Life, which blends comedy, drama and mystery. “Her [Solon’s] brain is very different to mine. She’s fiercely clever and clear, and I can be a bit like a wild scatter biscuit,” she admits, laughing. “It was a good balance. We’re still friends.”

Killing Eve Series 3 Confirmed Before The Second Even Airs In The UK

Killing Eve Series 3 Confirmed Before The Second Even Airs In The UK If you’re still smarting the fact we have to wait months to see the second series of Killing Eve here in the UK, we have some news that may help ease the pain. It has been announced the show has officially been renewed for a third season. British writer Suzanne Heathcote is taking the helm of the show, succeeding Emerald Fennell as showrunner. The Call The Midwife star had taken over from creator/executive producer and season one showrunner Phoebe Waller-Bridge.

Westworld is one of those shows . It takes place in a western-themed amusement park in the future 1 following an NFL Sunday doubleheader, then will continue in its regular time slot on Tuesdays at The Crown takes you inside the lives of the royal family around the time of Queen Elizabeth II' s coronation.

Fleabag became one of the most talked-about shows of 2016 when it launched, three years after it was Here’ s everything you need to know about series two… When is Fleabag series two on TV? “The eponymous Fleabag returns, joining an uncomfortable family dinner to celebrate Godmother and

Why you need to watch Back To Life, the new show taking Fleabag's slot © Luke Varley; Design Matthew Burlem Daisy Haggard in the BBC show Back to Life

Overall, Haggard is grateful that, as a female writer, Phoebe Waller-Bridge has blazed the trail for other women in television, making studios more receptive to greenlighting their shows.

“She’s proved what we knew: people want to hear really interesting strong women’s stories and I think she’s done something really brilliant with that,” says Haggard. “The amount of love everyone has for Fleabag has really helped pave the way for the rest of us because we just need to hear more and more from women.”

‘Back to Life’ is now available as a boxset on BBC Three and will air weekly on Mondays at 10.35pm on BBC One.

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