The group quickly disbanded, and Thaila turned to comedy acting.

Characters like that aren’t supposed to feel pain, or have an inner life – but this series gives it to them, and makes us complicit in underestimating them.

None of these interactions follow the traditional sitcom pattern and sort themselves over half an hour, or even over the course of a series – the resentments and unspoken truths deepen (to rip off Philip Larkin) like a coastal shelf, boiling over in the horrendous and deeply upsetting events of tonight’s series finale (also currently available on i Player) which sees the people left in Fleabag’s life leave her completely adrift.

He has also Executive Produced Playing It Straight (E4), Hello Goodbye (Sky1) and Horrible Histories (CBBC- multi award winning).

Simon began his career by winning a place on Planet 24’s Graduate Trainee scheme, working on Channel 4’s The Big Breakfast (Channel 4), where he eventually became Series Editor.

And even in a show that includes anal sex, the c-word and frank discussion of suicide, sometimes that feels like the most subversive thing about it.

I’m a London based Shooting AP / Junior DV Director with experience working on prime-time observational documentaries such as the BBC’s Eddie Izzard: Marathon Man, Inside the RAF, Route Masters, British Airways: A Very British Airline, C4’s British Army Girls and more recently I sh...He was a producer on the first series of Big Brother (Channel 4) in the UK and also served as Live Series Producer, Series Editor, and Channel Commissioner for Big Brother’s Little Brother (Channel 4) on subsequent series. The eight-part series, which mixes reality television and scripted comedy and borrows conventions from the world of sport, focuses on women meeting men for first dates.Read Less Production Title: Hoarders SOSCompany: Lion Television Line Manager: Patsy Blades Programme Length: 30 minutes Series: 1Genre: Daytime Sector: Broadcast Television Description:• New Channel 4 series following hoarders as they de-clutter their homes • Shot on XF305 throughout the UK • Managed contributors with sensitive stories and backgrounds, making sure they were constantly reassured and happy throughout the shoot Production Title: 'Z' Teams Company: The Moment Line Manager: Dominque Cheffers Programme Length: 60 minutes Series: 1Genre: Documentary Sector: Broadcast Television Description: Hour long observational documentary following a failing under 14s rugby team as they received a weeks specialist training from an International rugby coach before a must-win competition • Shot on Sony FS7 in the US • Booked various locations • Worked closely with the director to develop the episodes narrative Production Title: Air Greenland Taster Tape Company: Lion Television Line Manager: Patsy Blades Programme Length: Under 30 minutes Series: 1Genre: Documentary Sector: Broadcast Television Description: Sole PD for an exclusive access, behind-the-scenes taster on Air Greenland • Shot using Sony FS7 in Greenland • Rigged aircraft with cameras and sound • Booked all relevant kit and oversaw all filming aspects of the shoot Production Title: Eddie Izzard: Marathon Man Company: Lion Television Line Manager: Patsy Blades Programme Length: 60 minutes Series: 2Genre: Reality Television Sector: Broadcast Television Description: BBC3 daily edited films following Eddie Izzard’s 27-day marathon challenge across South Africa. • Shot on Sony FS7 and Sony A7S • Worked closely with South African fixer to develop location ideas • Organised carnet on return to the UK • Operated WMT during Live broadcast to BBC Breakfast Production Title: British Army Girls Company: Lion Television Line Manager: Michelle Galvin Programme Length: 50 minutes Series: 1Genre: Observational Documentary Documentary Sector: Broadcast Television Description: Three hour-long observational documentaries following the an all female troop attempting to complete fourteen weeks of training in order to join the British Army • Worked within a small editorial team to develop stories, deal with very sensitive subjects and emotional contributors • Oversaw sound and shot on C300 when required • Organised all Go Pro filming Series Producer: Alex Kohler Production Title: Britain's Ultimate Pilots: Inside The RAFCompany: Archie Productions Line Manager: Ben Huczek Programme Length: 60 minutes Series: 1Genre: Documentary Sector: Broadcast Television Description: Four one-hour exclusive access films following the RAF’s top pilots and aerobatics teams throughout their 2015 summer season • Worked closely with the RAF to establish schedules • Shot actuality sequences and interviews on Sony PMW 200 • Directed crew on selected shoots • Organised all Go Pro filming on aircraft • Arranged all location clearances • Fact-checked scripts Series Producer: Jenny Cole Production Title: Horrible Histories: Gory Games Series 3Company: Citrus Television Line Manager: Sarah Morris Programme Length: 30 minutes Genre: Children's Description:• Cast child contestants • Obtained child performance licences • Booked and oversaw transport arrangements for all contestants • Assisted with the shows game development • Stood in as assistant floor manager during the shoot and helped brief contributors Production Title: Gordon’s Christmas Cookalong Live Company: One Potato Two Potato Line Manager: Raewyn Dickson Programme Length: Feature Length Description:• Assisted the production team during a weeks preparation and the live Christmas day shoot • Acted as Gordon Ramsay’s runner and production driver Production Title: King of The Road Company: Blast!Films Line Manager: Sarah Cox Programme Length: 50 minutes Description:• Runner driver on the follow-up to the BBC documentary The Tube • Supported for the film crew aboard TFL buses and London black cabs throughout London on various night shoots Production Title: Horrible Histories Series 5Company: Lion Television Line Manager: Laura Steele-Perkins Programme Length: 30 minutes Description:• Assisted the production team and performed various office duties and administration • Provided support within all departments on set and acted as floor runner when necessary • Held the responsibility of transporting the rushes • Assisted with crew accommodation and transport • Production First Aider Production Title: Don't Sit In The Front Row Series 2Company: Citrus Television Line Manager: Sarah Morris Programme Length: 30 minutes Description:• Responsible for sourcing contestants and researching their backgrounds for Sky Atlantic’s new comedy panel show • Provided support for the AP throughout • Assisted the production team during the shoot days at BBC TVCProduction Title: Don't Sit In The Front Row Company: Citrus Television Line Manager: Sarah Morris Programme Length: 30 minutes Description:• Organised all contestant transport to and from the shoot days at BBC TVC • Assisted the production team along with performing various office duties and administration • Production First Aider Production Title: Big Bad World (Pilot)Company: Objective Productions Line Manager: Jo Alloway Programme Length: Under 30 minutes Description:• Assisted the filming crew at various locations throughout a weeks shoot Production Title: The Revolting World of Stanley Brown Company: Talkback Thames Line Manager: Zoe Mello Genre: Children's Description: Performed duties of third assistant director during the shoot for the new CBBC children’s educational sitcom ‘The Revolting World of Stanley Brown’ • Assisted the first and second assistant directors over two months at Teddington Film Studios • Held the responsibility of distributing the production radios, communicating between all departments and punctually directing all artists to set.Much has been made of Fleabag’s superficial similarities to fellow BBC sitcom Miranda – a slightly posh woman who runs a shop and deals with her friends, family and love life while making numerous asides to camera – and apart from as a way to tacitly slag Miranda off, the crossover is useful in understanding what Fleabag does so well.