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Netflix drops Bridgerton teaser ahead of Season 2 release

Bridgerton, the bodice ripping show that got pulses racing during Christmas 2020, returns for a second season in the spring.

Netflix and Shondaland dropped eight new photos teasing what many of the characters will be up to in Season 2, when it's released to the streaming giant from March 25th this year.

Season 1 focused on the heated love affair between the Duke (Regé Jean Page) and Daphne (Phoebe Dynevor). In keeping with the Julia Quinn novels of the same name, the second installment tells the story of Lord Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey) and his quest for love.

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Bridgerton. (L to R) Phoebe Dyvenor as Daphne Basset, Jonathan Bailey as Anthony Bridgerton in episode 203 of Bridgerton. Cr. Liam Daniel/Netflix © 2022

Waterford's Jamie Beamish delighted in Season 1

Sadly we won't get to see Jamie in the new season. His character, the dastardly Nigel Berbrooke, was banished at the end of Season 1 for his aggressive pursuit of Daphne, and for other very ungentlemanly carry on. It's hoped he'll make a return at some point again in Bridgerton's future, though. Meanwhile, Fans were delighted to learn that Nichola Coughlan of Derry Girls makes a return as the divisive Penelope Featherington.

Here's a reminder of Nigel in Season 1..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTQLA_grwjM

More about Bridgerton Season 2

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Creators describe it as a "romantic, scandalous, and clever series that celebrates the timelessness of enduring friendships, families finding their way, and the search for a love that conquers all."

The extensive cast also includes Adjoa Andoh (Lady Danbury), Lorraine Ashbourne (Mrs. Varley), Harriet Cains (Philipa Featherington), Bessie Carter (Prudence Featherington), Luke Newton (Colin Bridgerton), Golda Rosheuvel (Queen Charlotte), Luke Thompson (Benedict Bridgerton) and Will Tilston (Gregory Bridgerton). Julie Andrews is the voice of  Lady Whistledown.

Season 1 of Bridgerton was watched by a record 82 million households around the world.

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