Will Eloise’s ploy to expose Lady Whistledown put a stop to Penelope & Colin’s love story in Bridgerton season three?

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The Bridgerton series took the world by storm when it was first released in 2020 and it has once more with the release of season three, part one. 

Now fans must patiently wait for the second part of season three. With so many questions surrounding the next part, we’ve answered all your Bridgerton burning questions below.

Season three of Bridgerton will be released in 2024.

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When does Bridgerton season three premiere?

The third season of Netflix’s hit series, Bridgerton will be released in two parts, both featuring four episodes each.

Part one was released on May 16, 2024, and part two premieres nearly a month later on June 13, 2024.

Which book is Bridgerton Season three based on?

The third season follows the friends-to-lovers plot of Colin Bridgerton and Penelope Featherington as written in the fourth book, Romancing Mister Bridgerton by author Julia Quinn.

Netflix has largely followed the plot and themes of the novels. However some minor changes have been shifted to suit television.

Romancing Mister Bridgerton is available at Booktopia.

Season three will follow the love story between Penelope Featherington and Colin Bridgerton.

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What is the plot of Bridgerton season three?

To conclude season two, the perfect enemies-to-lovers trope with Anthony Bridgerton and Kate Sharma came to a blissful end with the pair finally admitted their love and getting married. Penelope Featherington and Eloise Bridgerton had a friendship falling out when Eloise found out that her best friend was Lady Whistledown. Meanwhile, Penelope was left heartbroken when she overheard Colin Bridgerton saying that he would never court her.

But was he telling the truth? No, he wasn’t because season three follows the friends-to-lovers storyline between Penelope Featherington (Nicola Coughlan) and Colin Bridgerton (Luke Newton).

In the beginning, Penelope had given up on her affection towards Colin and makes it her mission to find a husband to live away from her mother and sisters. But as a woman in her third season, it proves to be a difficult task when Colin offers his guidance.

While trying to help his friend, Colin discovers feelings of jealousy – cue pining! Not to spoil part one, but it ends in a steamy encounter. But Colin and Penelope’s love story is not set in stone yet, as Eloise know of her ex-friends secret identity and isn’t afraid to expose her…

This love story could come crashing down faster than the carriage scene.

Will Colin forgive Penelope if he discovers she is Lady Whistledown?

Most of the cast will be back for season three.

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Who has been cast in Bridgerton?

Majority of the original cast will be reprising their roles for season three, however, some actors will also sadly be departing the show.

The role of Francesca Bridgerton was also recast, with Ruby Stokes departing and replaced with Hannah Dodd.

The cast list will include:

  • Nicola Coughlan as Penelope Featherington
  • Luke Newton as Colin Bridgerton
  • Jonathan Bailey as Anthony Bridgerton
  • Simone Ashley as Kate (Sharma) Bridgerton
  • Luke Thompson as Benedict Bridgerton
  • Ruth Gemmell as Violet Bridgerton
  • Adjoa Andoh as Lady Agatha Danbury
  • Hannah Dodd as Francesca Bridgerton
  • Will Tilston as Gregory Bridgerton
  • Florence Hunt as Hyacinth Bridgerton
  • Harriet Cains as Philipa Featherington
  • Bessie Carter as Prudence Featherington
  • Polly Walker as Portia Featherington
  • Golda Rosheuvel as Queen Charlotte
  • Sam Phillips as Lord Debling

Does Daphne Bridgerton star in the new season?

Unfortunately, season one star Pheobe Dynevor will not be reprising her role as Daphne Bridgerton in the third season. The character did make irregular appearances in the second season as her brother Anthony battled his affections for Kate.

When it is released, season three will be available to watch on Netflix.

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What are the episode titles for Bridgerton season three?

In mid-February, the cast gathered to attend its season three premiere in which Netflix gave Bridgerton fanatics a teaser in what to expect for the upcoming season.

The first four episodes are titled “Out of the Shadows,” “How Bright the Moon,” Forces of Nature” and “Old Friends.”

As for the final four episodes which will feature in part two, the titles are (in order) “Tick Tock,” “Romancing Mister Bridgerton,” “Joining of Hands,” and “Into the Light.”

When did season three start filming?

In July 2022, Nicola Coughlan revealed via Instagram that Bridgerton season three had officially started filming. She captioned her post “Get ready for the (carriage) ride of your lives, filming for #Bridgerton Season Three has begun!”.

Where can you watch Bridgerton?

Upon it is released, season three will be available to stream on Netflix. However, Bridgerton fanatics can get their fix by watching season one and two, currently available on the streaming platform.

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