WATCH: Olivia Colman and Phoebe Waller-Bridge of “Fleabag” Cover Portishead
The British stars tackle “Glory Box” for a children’s charity.
After marching into the hearts and minds of TV fans around the world on the outstanding BBC series Fleabag, actors Olivia Colman and Phoebe Waller-Bridge are coming for your playlists. Here, Colman offers up a cover take on Portishead‘s ’90s classic “Glory Box,” slated for Got It Covered, an upcoming celebrity covers project that will benefit BBC Children in Need.
“I was fine with the nerves until now,” Colman quips in a clip capturing the studio session. That’s when she reveals her “secret weapon” in the form of Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who’s on hand to play the ukulele.
The pair can be seen recording the tune below, with Colman’s strong vocals serving as the song’s centerpiece and Waller-Bridge’s ukulele skills adding an Americana flair. Later on, Waller-Bridge reveals that she discovered her co-star’s vocal talents at karaoke, where she’d “burn the place down.”