Have a coffee in a real-life Fleabag cafe | Pop-up to promote script book © BBC

Have a coffee in a real-life Fleabag cafe

Pop-up to promote script book

comedyA real-life Fleabag Cafe is to open  in London,

The pop-up will be set up in Waterstones’ Piccadilly bookshop to mark the release of the scripts from the hit TV comedy.

Launching on November 12, the store will also sell Fleabag-branded coffee cups.

Fleabag: The Scriptures will be published on the same day, featuring new commentary from Waller-Bridge as well as previously unseen filming directions.

The writer and actress is also making a rare public appearance to promote the book at London’s Southbank Centre.

On December 8 she will be in conversation with Deborah Frances-White, the creator of The Guilty Feminist podcast who ran the work-in-progress night where the first ever incarnation of Fleabag was performed as a monologue. 

Bea Colley from the  Southbank Centre, said: 'Southbank Centre champions the greatest writers and thinkers from around the world and Waller-Bridge is unquestionably deserving of that accolade – fearless, authentic, and a truly original voice that has delighted audiences across the world.' 

Tickets will be on sale here from Friday.

Publisher Sceptre is also backing a Fleabag Writers’ Bursary, to fund a place on the Writers’ Lab course at Soho Theatre, which is to be launched later this month.

The book is already the bestselling title in the screenplays section of Amazon. Order it here.

Published: 5 Nov 2019

What do you think?

Live comedy picks

We see you are using AdBlocker software. Chortle relies on advertisers to fund this website so it’s free for you, so we would ask that you disable it for this site. Our ads are non-intrusive and relevant. Help keep Chortle viable.