Emmy episode analysis: Phoebe Waller-Bridge (‘Fleabag’) suffers a bloody nose while her heart swoons

Emmy episode analysis: Phoebe Waller-Bridge (‘Fleabag’) suffers a bloody nose while her heart swoons
If there’s one person who had a bloody good Emmy nominations morning, it’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who scored nominations for writing, producing and starring in “Fleabag.” She’s also up as a producer on Best Drama Series contender “Killing Eve,” which earned her a writing bid last year. Adapted from Waller-Bridge’s own one-woman show, “Fleabag” stars the multi-hyphenate as the titular character, a young Londoner struggling with grief and man problems. The show’s first season brought her a BAFTA victory in Best TV Comedy Actress, which she hopes to repeat at the television academy.

Waller-Bridge has submitted “Episode 2.1,” which brought her the writing bid, for her Best Comedy Actress nomination. In this installment, Fleabag celebrates the engagement of her godmother (Olivia Colman) and father (Bill Paterson) by dining with them, her sister (Sian Clifford), her drunken brother-in-law (Brett Gelman) and a hot priest (Andrew Scott). As old family wounds get reopened,
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