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Phoebe Waller-Bridges' Fleabag nominated for 11 Emmy Awards

Phoebe Waller-Bridges’ hit TV series, which started as an Edinburgh Fringe solo show, has received a number of nominations

Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Phoebe Waller-Bridge
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Phoebe Waller-Bridge's TV adaptation of Fleabag has scooped 11 nominations at this year's Emmy Awards.

The hit series, based on Waller-Bridge's solo show which first began life at the Edinburgh Fringe, has been nominated for a variety of awards including Outstanding Comedy Series. Waller-Bridge was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

WhatsOnStage Award-winner Olivia Colman was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, as was Sian Clifford. Fiona Shaw was nominated for her guest appearance in the show.

The show will return to London for a run in the West End next month, with Waller-Bridge reprising her role in the piece.

You can see the full list of nominees here.