Heated auction for Waller-Bridge's annotated 'Fleabag' scripts

Heated auction for Waller-Bridge's annotated 'Fleabag' scripts

An extensive auction for the annotated script of the “Fleabag” series by Phoebe Waller-Bridge has reached at least six-figures, The Bookseller understands.

It is believed that a large number of Penguin Random House imprints have bid for the annotated script by the acclaimed writer and actress, as well as other major publishing houses, in a heated auction. 

Waller-Bridge's previous book, Fleabag: The Original Play (Nick Hern Books), was published in October 2016 as a 48-page tie-in edition for the first series. It has since sold 4,752 copies for £34,829, according to Nielsen BookScan.

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