'Fleabag' writer lets viewers in on the secrets of the female sexual mind

Phoebe Waller-Bridge writes (and plays) complex women who prove that females aren't always heroes or villains, and sex isn't always about love ... gasp!

02 June 2019 - 00:02 By Margaret Gardiner

Loose-limbed Phoebe Waller-Bridge has something of the British head girl about her. You get the feeling that if a tsunami were to hit, people would go, "Oh, let's get Phoebe - she'll know what to do."

With the sort of forthright voice that you would expect to say the word jolly (she doesn't), the woman hired to freshen up the 007 franchise is like an op art Emma Thompson, all white skin, black hair and pouty red lips...

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