Phoebe Waller-Bridge wants to bring 'Fleabag' back for a third series - when she is 50 years old.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Phoebe Waller-Bridge

The 34-year-old script writer has dropped a huge hint she could bring the BBC series back to life in 16 years time, because she finds it "exciting" to think about what the titular character would've been up to.

She said: "I quite like the idea of coming back to her, well, me, when I'm 50.

"Cause I feel like she would've had more life then, and God knows what she would have got up to.

"And actually, seeing a character like that in her later stage of life, I think, is exciting.

"But I think for now, she's been through enough. We got to let her go."

The series scooped four Emmy Awards last month, including the Outstanding Comedy Series accolade, as well as Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series and Best Writing in a Comedy Series for creator Phoebe, and the former 'Broadchurch' star still cannot believe the success of the show.

Speaking on 'Late Night with Seth Meyers', she added: "I still think, 'No, that didn't happen. That just happened in my head.'

"The team who makes 'Fleabag' is quite small and we had all come out for the Emmys.

"So it just felt like we were the naughty kids trying to get in through the back door.

"Then when we got there we were like, 'Oh, what is happening?' It felt like we were stealing them [the Emmys]."

At the star-studded ceremony, Phoebe admitted she finds acting "really hard and really painful".

While collecting her Outstanding Lead Actress gong, she told the audience: "Thank you. I find acting really hard and really painful. But it's all about this.

"Thank you to be nominated with these unbelievable actresses who I have just looked up to and watched and laughed at with for so many years.

"It means so much, I mean that in a nice way. And this means a huge amount to me."