Actress Penelope Wilton reveals more Bridgeton facts.
There’s more good news for Bridgerton fans! After the huge success of the previous season, the second season of the popular Netflix series is now being worked on and meticulously recorded. The series is set in the 19th century and, like Gossip Girl, has a narrator with extensive knowledge of the period. Mrs. Wesleydon, the narrator, is a character in the series who anonymously spreads the latest gossip through newspaper newsletters. Now the actress who plays this character is teasing how she will continue in Season 2.
The true identity of Mrs. Wesleydon is revealed at the end of the first season, and Penelope Ferrington, played by Nicola Coughlan, was 34. In a new interview with The Wrap, the actress explained that the plots get more muddled in season two. Because now that audiences know both sides, they’ll be curious to see how Penelope managed to bring both roles under one roof. “It’s so much fun for the audience to be a part of,” she explains. She assures that this time fans will be “on the road” with Penelope.
She’s particularly excited about the growing importance of her character in season two: “In season one, she’s very naive,” she explains. “In season two she gets a little smarter. She has a greater understanding of the game. In conversation, the actress emphasizes how fun it is to see and play it from all sides.
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