Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Andrew Scott gave out free G&Ts to queuing Fleabag fans

'Hot Priest' joined Fleabag to dish out the drinks

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Fleabag’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge handed out free cans of gin and tonic to thirsty fans yesterday (7th September) while they waited outside London’s Wyndham Theatre.

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Following the success of the hit TV adaptation, Waller-Bridge has returned to the stage where Fleabag was first born for a limited run.

But fans queuing for entry got a big surprise when the star, accompanied by the show’s ‘Hot Priest’ actor Andrew Scott, arrived to supply them all with gin in a tin.

The beverage run was a nod to Fleabag’s second series, which sees both Waller-Bridge and Scott’s characters drink gin and tonic from a can – a moment which sparked a 24 per cent rise in sales for Marks & Spencer its own-brand gin in a tin.

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That second series is, apparently, Fleabag’s last, though Waller-Bridge did recently tell The Hollywood Reporter that she might be tempted to revisit the character when she’s older.

“When I’m 50, maybe, when you know there’s been a life lived and it’s a different face looking down the barrel,” she said.

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Fingers (and everything else) crossed…