Bridgerton, the Netflix period piece based on Julia Quinn’s enormously popular novels, premiered on December 25 and has won many hearts! It has managed to win its place among the binge watch list of all the Netflix subscribers. Regarded as a “a very feminist, very steamy take on the strict social mores of early 19th century London, all narrated by an unseen gossip hound voiced by Julie Andrews”, the hook that it created upon the viewers is undeniable.
Based on the “Bridgerton” novels by Julia Quinn, the series was created by Chris Van Dusen who also serves as showrunner on the eight-episode drama. Van Dusen executive produces along with Rhimes and Betsy Beers under their Shondaland banner for Netflix. Directors include Julie Ann Robinson, Sheree Folkson, Tom Verica and Alrick Riley.It’s a layered, delicious story made possible by a strong ensemble cast—what with the drama spreading out across multiple families, age groups, and possible romantic partners—featuring Julie Andrews, Regé-Jean Page, Freddie Stroma, Golda Rosheuvel, and many more.
With the most gripping eight episodes, the plot of ‘Bridgerton season 1’ follows the London-based Bridgerton family during a swirling social season as eldest daughter Daphne (played by Phoebe Dynevor) makes her society debut, falls into a peculiar relationship with a duke—and later a prince—deals with the emergence of a seemingly omnipotent gossip columnists, and maneuvers the slings and arrows of Regency-era high society.
Now the binge watchers of ‘Bridgerton’ is restless to know more about the scandulous identity of ‘Lady Whistledown’ in ‘Bridgerton Season 2’. What is she up to? Well, let’s find out!
Bridgerton Season 2: Who is ‘Lady Whistledown’?
With a single season, ‘Lady Whistledown’ from ‘Bridgerton Season 1’ has become the most favorite scandulous villain of all the series so far. Being obsessed with her guileful and enchanting demeanour, now the fans are eager to get acquainted with more of her wordplay. Voiced by Julie Andrews, Lady Whistledown is a mysterious member of London’s high society who writes a regular column detailing the most scandalous gossip from the coming-out season.
Though she plays a pivotal role in “Bridgerton,” it’s not until the final moments of the Season 1 finale that viewers find out the identity of Lady Whistledown — but trust me guys, is it worth the wait.
“Bridgerton” stars Jonathan Bailey as Anthony Bridgerton, Nicola Coughlan as Penelope Featherington, Claudia Jessie as Eloise Bridgerton, Ruby Barker as Marina Thompson, Adjoa Andoh as Lady Danbury, Golda Rosheuvel as Queen Charlotte (pictured above), Luke Thompson as Benedict Bridgerton, Luke Newton as Colin Bridgerton, Ruby Stokes as Francesca Bridgerton, Will Tilston as Gregory Bridgerton, Florence Hunt as Hyacinth Bridgerton, Ruth Gemmell as Lady Violet Bridgerton, Bessie Carter as Prudence Featherington, Harriet Cains as Philipa Featherington, Polly Walker as Lady Portia Featherington, Ben Miller as Lord Featherington, Sabrina Bartlett as Siena Rosso, Martins Imhangbe as Will Mondrich and Lorraine Ashbourne as Mrs. Varley.
With all those characters, it was possible any one of them could have been Lady Whistledown — and “Bridgerton” did try to lead us in the wrong direction a few times — but her true identity was ultimately revealed to be Penelope Featherington.
To know more about the true face behind the crafty words, we shall have to wait for ‘Bridgerton Season 2’. Let’s stay tuned!