In the same month that Avengers: Endgame arguably stuck the landing and Game of Thrones … will end, one way or another, Amazon airs the second and final season of Fleabag, a master class in character, emotion, and how to end a story with enviable magnificence.
We catch up with our unnamed heroine Fleabag (writer/creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge) over a year after the events of Season 1. In the firecracker of a season premiere, she breaks the acrimonious silence with her sister (Sian Clifford) to focus on their father’s (Bill Paterson) wedding.
Enter the Priest.
The phenomenally cast Andrew Scott catches Fleabag’s eye from the get-go. At first he’s hot, then he’s “cool and swear-y,” and then she’s popping around the church to bond with him over a canned G&T, pretending she isn’t obsessed with his neck and that he’s not visibly flustered to see her during a sermon. Read more…