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Bridgerton's Nicola Coughlan speaks out on filming X-rated scenes for racy show

With filming due to start on season three of Netflix’s period drama Bridgerton in just a few weeks time, all eyes will be firmly fixed on Penelope and Colin next season as they take centre stage for the next exciting instalment of the series. Nicola Coughlan, who plays Penelope, recently opened up about what fans could expect in the next series, which included confirming that Penelope and Colin’s romance will be leading to some very risqué scenes, which she is more than prepared for. So far, series two saw Penelope struggle with her love for Colin Bridgerton (played by Luke Newton), while she continued to hide her identity as Lady Whistledown from best friend Eloise.

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‘Got a notebook!’ Bridgerton's Jonathan Bailey has compiled advice for season 3's new lead
Bridgerton season three has already been confirmed but it has not yet been announced who will be leading the new series.The star of season two, Jonathan Bailey, has opened up to and other media about how he already has some advice for them.As fans will know, Jonathan plays Anthony Bridgerton in the show, who is the focus of the second season’s love story.He finds himself swept up in a love triangle with Kate Sharma (played by Simone Ashley) and Edwina Sharma (Charithra Chandran) as the series picks up.This shifts the focus away from the first season, which focused on Daphne Bridgerton (Phoebe Dynevor) and the Duke of Hastings (Regé-Jean Page).Season three is set to do the same as it focuses on another of the Bridgerton family.While it has not yet been confirmed who’ll be taking over, Jonathan has opened up about his advice.The actor explained all at the press conference for the show last week.Speaking about being the lead, he said: "Obviously, we’ve got amazing actors all around the series.“So actually it didn’t feel at all like stepping into a role with a massive amount of pressure.“Everyone has so much and we are all a family.“And the knowledge of knowing how we’re going to pass the baton on forward [is exciting].“I've got a little notebook for whoever is next to read.“It could be Will Tilson getting married at a very young age!"Will is the star who plays the second youngest of the Bridgerton family, Gregory Bridgerton.Jonathan went on to add how he’s sure they’ll all keep supporting each other as the show goes on.He added: “It’s a big group effort and I just think that it’s such a once in a lifetime opportunity to be cast in a family like this.“We move as a unit and so the pressure was…“I mean, obviously
'So embarrassing!' Bridgerton's Anthony star shares moment trousers ‘just ripped’ on set
Bridgerton season two was released last week on Netflix as it shifted the focus to the eldest sibling, Anthony Bridgerton (played by Jonathan Bailey).Speaking to and other media, the actor behind the role opened up about filming the series, including an “embarrassing” moment on set when his trousers ripped.Jonathan was quizzed at the show’s press conference last week about behind the scenes moments.He shared one particularly embarrassing moment while filming the fencing scene in season two.As fans of the Netflix show will recall, in episode two, Anthony fences with his brothers, Colin (Luke Newton) and Benedict (Luke Thompson).The scene sees him fuming over his interactions with Kate Sharma (Simone Ashley).However, it seems while filming the scene, he had an issue where his trousers split.Explaining what happened, Jonathan said: “The fencing sequence brought about its complications.“But the fencing outfits were quite tight in various places and we were wearing plimsolls on quite a dewy morning on grass.“Going in for my final lunge with Benedict, my crotch ripped and it was all on camera.”The actor went on to admit how embarrassing he found the moment.He added: “It’s just in those moments where you suddenly realise that you’re being filmed by 400 cameras.“I sort of screamed, ‘This is so embarrassing.'”Luke Newton and Luke Thompson also reacted by laughing about the moment.However, the actor was also quick to add that they would never complain about tight outfits amid the female actors wearing corsets.He said: "As men, we’re not going to complain about restrictive clothing when we’re sat with the women and their corsets.”Elsewhere at the press conference, Jonathan opened up about how he found filming the
'Quite isolating!' Bridgerton's Jonathan Bailey shares his struggles of filming season 2
Netflix’s Bridgerton.The star has opened up about filming the latest outing of the regency romance as he explained how he found embodying Viscount Anthony Bridgerton.The second season of the show focuses on Anthony’s quest to find a wife following on from Daphne Bridgerton’s (played by Phoebe Dynevor) match.He has his eyes set on the diamond of the season, Miss Edwina Sharma (Charithra Chandran).However, her protective older sister Kate Sharma (Simone Ashley) proves to be a foil to his advances in more ways than one.Speaking at the recent international press conference, Jonathan shared how he related to his character in the show.The star explained how he also comes from a big family, despite being the youngest.Jonathan also admitted that filming the show was quite “isolating” as well.He explained to press including "My experience of series two was that it was quite isolating.“I think both Kate and Anthony have this sort of weird thing where they exist for other people.“Their sense of boundaries is something that they really have to come to terms with.“Their isolation in their family means that when they meet, they have this sort of addictive quality to the time spent together."He added how the show has also taught him a great deal.Jonathan continued: “It made me think a lot about what it is to love yourself before you can love someone else.“Also what it is to be a soulmate, what it means to grow from trauma or to be stuck in something without identifying it.“It was really interesting to study what that is for these two people who have experienced quite similar things in their past at a time when there was no conversation really.”The star finished: “It made me quite introspective and reflective of
Bridgerton's Jonathan Bailey will be 'so sad’ to bid farewell to colleague after season 2
Bridgerton season two is released today on Netflix as fans of the regency romp get stuck into a new story.This time around it’s Jonathan Bailey’s Anthony Bridgerton who leads the show as viewers watch him caught in a love triangle with Kate Sharma (played by Simone Ashley) and Edwina Sharma (Charithra Chandran).However, as the series airs, it also prepares to say goodbye to one of its key players next season.This is because showrunner Chris Van Dusen will be stepping down at the end of season two.His replacement has not yet been named but there are two more outings of the show already confirmed.Speaking at the Bridgerton Global Press conference earlier this week, Jonathan opened up about this and how sad he’ll be to bid farewell.He told and other media how helpful Chris was when he was preparing to star in the show.Jonathan explained: "Chris, we had loads of amazing conversations.“It's gonna be so sad to not have him as our captain going forward.”Following his comments, many of his co-stars shared their sadness with a round of applause for the creator.Elsewhere at the press conference, the stars addressed the lack of sex scenes in the second series of the show.As many fans will know, the Netflix hit became famed for its raunchy moments when season one aired.However, the second outing has toned these down as showrunner Chris opened up about why.He said: "It was never about quantity for us."Our approach to intimacy on the show really is the same as season one.“And we use these intimate scenes to tell a story and to push the story forward.“We've never done a sex scene for the sake of doing a sex scene, and I don't think we ever will."It all serves a larger purpose and it's a different story this season.“It's
'Heartbroken' Bridgerton's Nicola Coughlan forced to skip premiere due to health concerns
Bridgerton.The actress is "heartbroken" as she has had to miss tonight's premiere of the Netflix drama series after getting "struck down with Miss Rona".Nicola shared a stunning picture of herself with a full face of makeup in a bathrobe.The actress looked great with her red lip, head towel, and matching bath robe.She appeared to be wearing her silver jewellery for the proposed event as well as having her nails painted.Nicola captioned the post in view of her 1.3 million Instagram followers: "My Bridgerton Premiere look- a little different than expected.A post shared by Nicola Coughlan (@nicolacoughlan)"So I’ve been struck down with Miss Rona and I’m missing our first premiere."Heartbroken is an understatement but sending so much love to my gorgeous cast mates who I hope have the best night."Also ‘infectious virus but make it fashion’ look by @aimeecroysdillwearing @tasaki_intl and @tekla Nails @michelleclassnails Makeup by me using @patmcgrathreal of course." (sic)Many co-stars and social media users alike took to the comments to share their regret over Nicola's sad news.Newcomer Charitha Chandran said: "We'll miss you so much my lovely."Presenter Clara Amfo added: "Sending all the love, eff this stupid virus!" (sic)Social media user Kassidyaverill commented: "I love that you still got all dolled up to be in the premiere spirit."You are lovely and I cannot wait to see you continue to bring this character to life."The actress spoke in a recent interview with The New York Times about her worry for her future on the show.Nicola recalled when she found out about the job, she said: "I should have been like, 'This is amazing'."Instead, I was like, 'This is fishy.