Fleabag began its life as a short monologue at a stand-up storytelling night in a small room in London before going to Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2013 and winning a Fringe First. The rest, as they say, is history. The Lowry’s Creative Team take a look at art and ideas around the theme of Fleabag.
Developing Writers’ skills: Phoebe Waller-Bridge started writing Fleabag after a friend challenged her to write a 10-minute sketch for a comedy night. Sometimes inspiration just needs a little nudge! Writing organisation Spread The Word is offering a free online writing course over six weeks from 14 May called Connecting Your Creativity, offering a weekly set of exercises to help get your creativity flowing.