Phoebe Waller-Bridge is one of the funniest stars working in the film industry right now. The award-winning English actress, screenwriter, and producer have starred in and created some of the best shows in recent times. Waller-Bridge started her on-screen in 2009 with a handful of short films and guest roles in sitcoms, but since then she has created the truly thrilling espionage series Killing Eve and one of the funniest series ever made Fleabag. So, if you also love Waller-Bridge’s performances here are the best movies and shows starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge that should be on your watchlist.
10. The Iron Lady (Max)
Synopsis: THE IRON LADY is a surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher (Meryl Streep), the first and only female Prime Minister of The United Kingdom. One of the 20th century’s most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male dominated world.
9. The Café (Britbox)
Synopsis: A family owned seaside cafe hosts some colorful customers in this warm comedy series created by award-winning writers Ralph Little and Michelle Terry.
8. Goodbye Christopher Robin (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: Get a rare glimpse into the relationship between author A. A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson), creator of the beloved Winnie-the-Pooh stories, and his young son Christopher Robin (Will Tilston). The international success of the books that enchanted the world comes at a cost to the author, his son, and his wife Daphne (Margot Robbie), in this moving story about success and family.
7. Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny (In Theaters)
Synopsis: Harrison Ford returns as the legendary hero archaeologist in the highly anticipated fifth installment of the iconic “Indiana Jones” franchise, which is directed by James Mangold (“Ford v Ferrari,” “Logan”). Starring along with Ford are Phoebe Waller-Bridge (“Fleabag”), Antonio Banderas (“Pain and Glory”), John Rhys-Davies (“Raiders of the Lost Ark”), Shaunette Renee Wilson (“Black Panther”), Thomas Kretschmann (“Das Boot”), Toby Jones (“Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom”), Boyd Holbrook (“Logan”), Oliver Richters (“Black Widow”), Ethann Isidore (“Mortel”) and Mads Mikkelsen (“Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore”). Directed by James Mangold, the film is produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall and Simon Emanuel, with Steven Spielberg and George Lucas serving as executive producers. John Williams, who has scored each Indy adventure since the original “Raiders of the Lost Ark” in 1981, is once again composing the score.
6. Solo: A Star Wars Story (Disney+)
Synopsis: Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in Solo: A Star Wars Story, an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy. Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian, in a journey that will set the course of one of the Star Wars saga’s most unlikely heroes.
5. Run (Max)
Synopsis: One text can change everything. Ruby (Merritt Wever) and her former boyfriend Billy (Domhnall Gleeson) made a pact more than 15 years earlier: if either of them texted “RUN” and the other replied with the same, they would both drop everything and meet in Grand Central Station to travel across America. This wildly unconventional series follows the pair on their epic journey.
4. Man Up (Starz & Plex)
Synopsis: When Nancy is mistaken for Jack’s blind date under the clock at Waterloo Station, she decides to take fate into her own hands and just go with it. What could possibly go wrong? MAN UP is an honest, heart-warming romantic comedy about taking chances and rolling with the consequences. One night, two people, on a first date like no other…
3. Crashing (Netflix)
Synopsis: Crashing is a comedy drama that crashes straight into the lives and loves of six twenty-something adults living together as Property Guardians in a disused hospital. In amongst the asbestos and abandoned x-ray machines live sexually explosive estate agent Sam (Jonathan Bailey), frustrated French artist Melody (Julie Dray), shy and excitable Fred (Amit Shah), and happily engaged couple Anthony and Kate (Damien Molony and Louise Ford). It’s practically peaceful. That is, until the spontaneous arrival of Lulu (Phoebe Waller-Bridge), Anthony’s oldest and least responsible friend. In an age of unaffordable housing and sky-high rents, becoming a Property Guardian has never been so appealing, with thousands of people paying as little as £25 a week to live in unoccupied buildings in exchange for ‘protecting’ the property from disrepair. Just imagine waking up every morning in your own historic building in the most exciting city in the world. Even if it is an enormous, creepy, derelict hospital. It’s about that time in your life when the reality of being an adult kicks you hard in the crotch. It’s time to choose who you are, what you want and who you love. Easy. Right? Unless you live in a crumbling hospital with people you don’t like and a partner who shits in the bed.
2. Broadchurch (Prime Video Add-On)
Synopsis: Critically acclaimed, BAFTA award-winning drama Broadchurch explores what happens to a small community when it suddenly becomes the focus of a police investigation, following the tragic and mysterious death of an eleven year- old boy. Police officers DI Alec Hardy (David Tennant) and DS Ellie Miller (Olivia Colman) were called in to investigate the case, and found that the killer was closer to home than they could ever have imagined.
1. Fleabag (Prime Video)
Synopsis: Fleabag is a hilarious and poignant window into the mind of a dry-witted, sexual, angry, grief-riddled woman, as she hurls herself at modern living in London. Award-winning playwright Phoebe Waller-Bridge writes and stars as Fleabag, an unfiltered woman trying to heal, while rejecting anyone who tries to help her and keeping up her bravado all along. Unfettered, unfiltered, and based on the play that won the Fringe First Award at Edinburgh, Fleabag is the thoroughly disarming confessional of a woman so totally detached, she’s utterly lost.