Jan 28, 2021

Bridgerton: Netflix says drama is its biggest series ever

Stars of period drama Bridgerton have thanked fans after Netflix announced that the show had become its "Biggest series ever". Bridgerton star Phoebe Dynevor described the news as "Utterly insane". Bridgerton is set in 1800s London but is designed for today's millennial and Gen Z audiences. Adapted from a series of historical romance novels by author Julia Quinn, the drama follows members of the Bridgerton family as they navigate through London's high society. In a blog post, Jinny Howe, vice-president of original series at Netflix, said Bridgerton "Defies tradition, and demonstrates that period dramas are not limited in scope or audience".

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