Emer McLysaght: Bridgerton is the new Normal People

The steamy Netflix period drama is making the lockdown nights go that little bit quicker

10th January, 2021
Emer McLysaght: Bridgerton is the new Normal People
Regé-Jean Page and Phoebe Dynevor in Bridgerton: a period drama that doesn‘t take long to get to ’The Bit‘

“I got a bit thick watching it,” my friend Orlaith said, “because he’s so hot.” I was a bit late getting into Bridgerton. Just by ten days or so, but that was enough time for me to figure out, through osmosis and being extremely online, that Bridgerton is sexy.

The latest series from Shonda Rhimes’s production company Shondaland was Netflix’s big Christmas Day drop. It’s an adaptation of the...

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