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Fleabag star Andrew Scott and ex Stephen Beresford are spotted on a city break in Venice

Fleabag star Andrew Scott and ex Stephen Beresford are spotted on a city break in Venice – after their decade-long relationship ended in 2019


Andrew Scott and Stephen Beresford were spotted on a city break in Venice over the weekend.

The Irish Fleabag star, 45, and the writer, 50, were together for a decade before splitting in 2019.

But they appeared to be on very good terms on Saturday, with one snap showing the Jim Moriarty actor wrapping an arm around Stephen’s back as they lapped up the sights.

Out and about: Andrew Scott (l) and Stephen Beresford (r) were spotted enjoying a stroll around Venice on Saturday – after their decade-long relationship ended in 2019

While Andrew donned a padded navy padded jacket, jeans and trainers, his former love layered up with a plaid coat over a navy jumper. 

The couple sported safety coverings to act in line with Covid guidelines and appeared relaxed as they made the most of a European getaway. 

MailOnline has contacted representatives for Andrew and Stephen for comment.  

Good terms: The Irish Fleabag star, 45, and the writer, 50, were together for a decade before splitting in 2019

Good terms: The Irish Fleabag star, 45, and the writer, 50, were together for a decade before splitting in 2019

Out and about: While Andrew donned a padded navy padded jacket, jeans and trainers, his former love layered up with a plaid coat over a navy jumper

Out and about: While Andrew donned a padded navy padded jacket, jeans and trainers, his former love layered up with a plaid coat over a navy jumper

Andrew admitted in a newspaper interview in 2019 that the couple had split and he was now living alone.

And in an episode of How To Fail around that time, the podcast of You magazine columnist Elizabeth Day, he said: ‘Sometimes having casual sex with people is what you need to do. It’s really important…

‘You learn from people. It’s not about the length of time you spend with somebody.’

He added: ‘My life is different now. I feel like my attitude towards relationships and my attitude towards myself and sexuality and all that stuff has changed, and that came about from having the courage to be on my own for a bit, quite a scary thing to do.

Previously: Andrew admitted in a newspaper interview in 2019 that the couple had split and he was now living alone (pictured 2019)

Previously: Andrew admitted in a newspaper interview in 2019 that the couple had split and he was now living alone (pictured 2019)

Co-stars: Andrew is known for playing the priest on the second series of Fleabag (pictured with writer and creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge in January 2020)

Co-stars: Andrew is known for playing the priest on the second series of Fleabag (pictured with writer and creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge in January 2020)

‘When I lived on my own for the first time, I found it really difficult and it was a very sad time in my life. I feel proud that I’ve spent time by myself because it certainly wasn’t easy.’

Andrew shot to fame playing Moriarty, the evil genius and arch-enemy of Sherlock Holmes in the BBC drama Sherlock. He also enjoyed a critically acclaimed West End run as Hamlet.

Meanwhile, Stephen is best known for writing the play The Last of the Haussmans, produced by the National Theatre in 2012.

He was also the master behind the 2014 historical comedy Pride, which won the Queer Palm award at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. 

Clever: Meanwhile Stephen is best known for writing the play The Last of the Haussmans, produced by the National Theatre in 2012 (pictured 2018)

Clever: Meanwhile Stephen is best known for writing the play The Last of the Haussmans, produced by the National Theatre in 2012 (pictured 2018)

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