Jun 12, 2024

Bridgerton star on being the show's 'working class hero'

"It's nice to know there is evolution to the character, and a whole roundness," Martins Imhangbe, who plays Will, tells BBC Newsbeat. Martins says the Mondrich family go on a "Complex journey" navigating their new-found wealth and status. Martins says the Mondriches aren't in Julia Quinn's series of Bridgerton novels, and as an actor the roles were "Almost a gift". Bridgerton's been praised for the diversity of its cast and storylines, and Martins says representation is an opportunity that comes with a sense of responsibility. "I think it's important that we do not erase history. And I think Bridgerton makes a strong appeal for that," says Martins.

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