Nicola Coughlin

Netflix has unveiled the first look at the new season of their hugely-popular series BRIDGERTON, starring Irish actress Nicola Coughlan of DERRY GIRLS fame. The upcoming third season of historical romance series will focus on the love story between Luke Newton’s Colin Bridgerton and Coughlan’s Penelope Featherington as she continues to lead a double life as Lady Whistledown. A whole new host of twists lie ahead for Penelope, as she will step into the spotlight as Season 3’s romantic heroine alongside her love interest Colin Bridgerton.

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Coughlan on BRIDGERTON Season 3

Irish actress Nicola Coughlan has revealed that the storyline in BRIDGERTON 3 will centre around the relationship between her character Penelope Featherington and her long term crush Colin Bridgerton. The DERRY GIRLS star revealed the news that season three of the hugely popular Netflix period drama will tell the love story of her Penelope and Colin, who is played by Luke Newton, in an Instagram post.

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Coughlan on her five-year journey

BRIDGERTON Season 2 premieres globally on Netflix on March 25! Nicola Coughlan feels like “a competition winner” after years of feeling like “the worst failure in the world.” The Galway actress, who graced the cover of The Guardian’s The Observer magazine on Sunday, said she is still amazed at where she is today given where she was just five years ago.

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BRIDGERTON Season 2 trailer

Galway’s own Nicola Coughlan may be best known for portraying Clare Devlin in DERRY GIRLS but she is more famous for her character as Penelope Featherington in the BRIDGERTON series. The 34-year-old Irish actress recently sent fans into a frenzy after she uploaded a new trailer of the Netflix-led series on Twitter. The clip shows actor Jonathan Bailey and a new cast member, Simone Ashley.

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