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19/05/2020 13:25 BST | Updated 19/05/2020 13:26 BST

Fleabag's Hot Priest Is Here With A Reassuring Poem To Remind Us That 'It'll Pass'

Andrew Scott read Everything Is Going To Be All Right in a video we really needed to see today.

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Fleabag’s Hot Priest once famously told Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s character that “it’ll pass”, and now here’s here to impart some similar wisdom about the current situation we’re all in. 

Actor Andrew Scott has shared a hopeful poem reminding us all that “everything is going to be alright”. 

Game Of Thrones star Emilia Clarke posted a video of him reading the words of Irish poet Derek Mahon in the latest of her series of celebrity poetry readings for charity. 

“How should I not be glad to contemplate/ the clouds clearing beyond the dormer window/ and a high tide reflected on the ceiling?” Andrew begins. 

“The sun rises in spite of everything And the far cities are beautiful and bright.

“I lie here in a riot of sunlight/ watching the day break and the clouds flying/ Everything is going to be all right.”

We don’t know about you, but we really needed to hear those reassuring words from Hot Priest today. 

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Andrew Scott as Fleabag's Hot Priest

Andrew joined the cast of Fleabag in the second series as a love interest for Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s titular character. 

In October, he teased that he and Phoebe were working together on a future project, insisting we haven’t seen the last of them on screen together.

Last month, Phoebe also teamed up with the National Theatre to make her one-woman theatre show of Fleabag – which she reprised last year after it spawned the Bafta-winning BBC TV series – available to audiences across the globe online to raise money for coronavirus funds.