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6 Shows Featuring Your Fave ‘Bridgerton’ Cast Members

You've probably heard of a little show called Bridgerton by now. It quickly became the most-watched new series in Netflix history, and it caused such a stir that the creators are already talking about making eight seasons. But while we wait for those subsequent installments, we're also looking to find other shows starring this splendid cast.

Keep scrolling for 6 shows with your favorite Bridgerton cast members.

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1. ‘Prisoner's Wives’

Featuring: Phoebe Dynevor

Before she made Daphne Bridgerton into our newest Regency-era obsession (move over, Elizabeth Bennet), Phoebe Dynevor held a recurring role on the series Younger (alongside Hilary Duff). She was also a main character in the series Snatch, which is based on the 2017 movie of the same name starring Benicio del Toro and Brad Pitt. But out of all her work, we recommend you check out Prisoner's Wives, a BBC drama series where she plays the daughter of an imprisoned gangster.

2. ‘For the People’

Featuring: Regé-Jean Page

Possibly the biggest star to come out of Bridgerton is Regé-Jean Page, who became a heartthrob after his turn as Simon Basset. Page's roles have ranged from being a regular on the tenth series of Waterloo Road (a show in which his co-star, Phoebe Dynevor, had previously been a cast member) to playing Chicken George in the 2016 remake of Roots. Yet, if you're looking for another role as swoon-worthy as Simon, we suggest For the People, an ABC legal drama where Page plays Leonard Knox, the Assistant U.S. Attorney.

3. ‘Derry Girls’

Featuring: Nicola Coughlan

One of the most delightful characters on Bridgerton is Penelope "Pen" Featherington, played by Nicola Coughlan. While Penelope's character tugged at our heartstrings with her unrequited affections (and we won't spoil that twist ending), she also had a main role in another period drama, Harlots. Yet, we would be remiss not to highlight Coughlan's run as Clare Devlin on the British sitcom, Derry Girls. The series has two seasons so far (with the third premiering in 2022), but Coughlan as a Catholic schoolgirl is something you do not want to miss.

4. ‘Crashing’

Featuring: Jonathan Bailey

Jonathan Bailey—who stars as the eldest Bridgerton child, Anthony (whose romantic life will become the main focus of season two)—has covered a wide range of roles in theatre, film and television. Bailey has played everyone from Leonardo da Vinci in Leonardo to Jamie in a stage performance of Company, which earned him a Laurence Olivier Award. However, if you want to watch Bailey in a strikingly different role from his Bridgerton character, then check him out as the brash, sex-obsessed Sam in Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Crashing.

5. ‘Sex Education’

Featuring: Simone Ashley

Ashley, who stars opposite Anthony Bridgerton as the self-assured Kate Sharma in Bridgerton, has already proven that she’s got incredible range. Her very first role happened to be a fantasy drama in 2016 (Wolfblood). Then, she went on to appear in a crime drama (Broadchurch), a Black comedy drama (L'ispettore Coliandro) and a medical soap opera (Doctors). Fast-forward to 2020, and she's winning hearts as Olivia in Netflix’s progressive comedy-drama, Sex Education. Color us impressed.

6. ‘Vanity Fair’

Featuring: Claudia Jesse Peyton

Finally, we must include the independent, well-read Eloise Bridgerton, played by Claudia Jesse Peyton. While Peyton's sharp tongue and restless search for Lady Whistledown brought her to the public's attention, she had previously held recurring roles on multiple British series, like Doctors and Porters. But her most notable role is that of Amelia Sedley in the miniseries Vanity Fair. This historical drama, based on the novel by William Makepeace Thackeray, Peyton plays the daughter of a wealthy London family. (Sound familiar?)

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