The ‘Bridgerton’ Legacy Continues: Season 3 Promises a Tapestry of Love and Drama

Bridgerton Season 3 details

Bumblebees, debutantes, and drama. That’s right, Bridgerton is returning for Season 3. Fans of this Regency-era series have been eagerly awaiting the next season since 2021, and finally, it’s just around the corner. Will we finally get answers to the mysteries and cliffhangers that pervaded Season 2? There’s only one way to find out!

When Shonda Rhimes’ Bridgerton first hit Netflix back in 2020, it became an instant hit. We all fell in love with the love story between Daphne Basset (Phoebe Dynevor) and Regé-Jean Page (Simon Basset). We all were enchanted by the season’s swoon-worthy monologues and steamy sex scenes. 

Penelope Featherington (Nicola Coughlan) took centre stage in Season 2, much to the delight of many fans. Penelope’s idealistic notions about love were the perfect counter to this season’s high-society, pragmatic setting. The second season was another global success, with Netflix subscribers watching a reported 193 million hours of the drama in the premiere weekend alone.

Needless to say, anticipation for Bridgerton Season 3 is high, and fans can’t wait to rejoin Penelope and the Bridgerton cast for more drama and romance. Here’s everything we know about the third season so far.

Bridgerton Season 3’s Plot

Spoiler warning: This segment contains spoilers for Bridgerton Season 2.

At the end of Bridgerton Season 2, Penelope Featherington is crushed. Not only did she overhear Colin Bridgerton (Luke Newton) saying that he would never court her, she has broken up with her best friend Eloise (Claudia Jessie). 

However, instead of taking the bad news lying down, Penelope heads to London to continue her double life as Lady Whistledown. Far away from her mother and sisters, Penelope is ready to put her heart back on the line and find love.

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Bridgerton Season 3’s Cast

In Bridgerton Season 3, Nicola Coughlan, Luke Newton, and Claudia Jessie aren’t the only returning leads. This season will see the welcome return of Golda Rosheuvel as Queen Charlotte, Adjoa Andoh as Lady Danbury, and Ruth Gemmell as Violet Bridgerton.

There will also be a few fresh faces. Daniel Francis will be playing Marcus Anderson, a mysterious, charismatic man. Likewise, James Phoon will be playing Harry Dankworth, a handsome man who lacks wit. Francis is best known for starring in the Netflix series Stay Close, and Phoon is best known for starring in the BBC series Wreck.

How Many Episodes Will Season 3 Have?

Bridgerton Season 3 is split into two parts. Each part consists of four episodes.

When Will Bridgerton Season 3 Be Released?

Bridgerton Season 3: Part 1 is premiering on May 16. Bridgerton Season 3: Part 2 will be debuting on June 13. Both parts will be streaming exclusively on Netflix.

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