Bridgerton: The Official Podcast

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“Bridgerton: The Official Podcast” is your official peek behind the curtain of Shondaland's Bridgerton series. Much like Lady Whistledown we'll gossip about how the show was created and have conversations around Bridgerton’s storyline, music, the costumes and sets, the historical context of the era and so much more!

Episode Date
From Enemies To Lovers w/ Simone Ashley, Jonathan Bailey + Cheryl Dunye
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It’s a wrap party, as Simone Ashley and Jonathan Bailey return to break down Kate Sharma and Anthony Bridgerton’s enemies to lovers relationship over the course of the season. And Cheryl Dunye, director of Episodes 207 and 208 walks host Gabrielle Collins through filming some of the big Kanthony “pay off” moments, and the mindset behind the scenes that helped elevate the characters throughout.  You can (re)watch Bridgerton on Netflix now! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 26, 2022
A Cast In Harmony w/ Cheryl Dunye + Nicola Coughlan
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Cheryl Dunye, director of Episodes 207 and 208 joins host Gabrielle Collins to discuss Cheryl’s process, behind-the-scenes Easter Eggs and the significance of the last two episodes of Bridgerton’s second season. Then Cheryl and Nicola Caughlan, aka Penelope Featherington, unpack the heartbreaking “break up” scene between Penelope and Eloise.  You can (re)watch Bridgerton on Netflix now! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 19, 2022
The Education of Edwina w/ Charithra Chandran + Tom Verica
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Tom Verica, director and Head of Creative Production at Shondaland returns as host Gabrielle Collins and Charithra Chandran (Edwina Sharma) unpack the wild ride of Episode 6, “The Choice.” Charithra describes Edwina’s character growth as she finds her voice, plus Tom explores behind-the-scenes extras from the set.  You can (re)watch Bridgerton on Netflix now! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 12, 2022
Amping Up The Tension w/ Simone Ashley + Tom Verica
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Simone Ashley (Kate Sharma) and Tom Verica, director and Head of Creative Production at Shondaland walk host Gabrielle Collins through the pivotal turning point of the season, Episode 5, “An Unthinkable Fate.” Our guests explore the continuous increase of tension through Kate and Anthony’s relationship and the tumultuous dinner scene at the Bridgerton estate.  You can (re)watch Bridgerton on Netflix now! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 05, 2022
Welcome To The Bridgerverse w/ Julia Quinn + Alex Pillai
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Novel series author Julia Quinn and Director Alex Pillai return to break down the second half of the weekend fanfare at the Bridgerton family’s country home in Episode 4, “Victory.” Host Gabrielle Collins guides us through Daphne and Anthony’s role reversal, the impact of the Sharma sisters, and how Eloise and the other women of the Bridgerverse use their superpowers.  You can (re)watch Bridgerton on Netflix now! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 28, 2022
Growth Through Grief w/ Julia Quinn, Ruth Gemmell + Alex Pillai
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Novel series author Julia Quinn and Ruth Gemmell (Lady Violet Bridgerton) join host Gabrielle Collins to explore all the grief, sibling rivalry and heartfelt moments jam packed into Episode 3, “A Bee In Your Bonnet.” Director Alex Pillai shares deleted scenes and what it took to bring those powerful back stories, and a competitive game of pall mall to life.  You can (re)watch Bridgerton on Netflix now! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 21, 2022
Bridgerton Bros & Self-Discovery w/ Luke Newton + Luke Thompson
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Luke Newton and Luke Thompson (Colin and Benedict Bridgerton) join host Gabrielle Collins as they talk on-set antics, and dissect their sibling dynamics and differing quests to self-discovery in Episode 2 “Off to the Races.” Plus, the Viscount himself, Jonathan Bailey, takes us into Anthony’s internal world and behind the scenes of fencing in the rain.  You can (re)watch Bridgerton on Netflix now! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 14, 2022
Capital-R-Returning To Bridgerton w/ Nicola Coughlan + Tricia Brock
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In this inaugural episode for the second season of Bridgerton: The Official Podcast, host Gabrielle Collins is joined by actress Nicola Coughlan (Penelope Featherington) and director Tricia Brock. They deep dive into Episode 1 “Capital-R-Rake” and beyond – discussing Penelope’s life between social seasons and exploring how the Shondaland series has expanded its world as they welcome the Sharma family to the ton. You can (re)watch Bridgerton on Netflix now! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 07, 2022
Bridgerton: The Official Podcast Returns on April 7th
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Shondaland Audio and iHeartRadio are back with a second season of this behind-the-scenes glimpse into the world of Bridgerton. Host Gabrielle Collins is joined by fan favorites from the cast and crew for an episode-by-episode deep dive into season 2. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 31, 2022
Bonus: Loutish Lingo and a Group Goodbye
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To wrap out season 1 of Bridgerton: The Official Podcast, host Gabrielle Collins is joined by co-hosts Jess Brownell, Dr. Hannah Greig and Annabelle Hood for a quick round up of their behind-the-scenes discoveries and favorite Regency insults. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 05, 2021
Bonus: Bridgerton Fan Questions Asked and Answered
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What ever happened to the necklace Daphne left on the stone wall? And a last minute change to the series revealed. Following last week’s episode, Executive Producers Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers are back again to answer fan questions.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 03, 2021
Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers on What Makes Partnerships Last
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The Shondaland powerhouses reflect on their experience making Bridgerton and how the beloved on-screen friendships mirror their own. Shonda and Betsy explain why their shows are anything but predictable “omg” moments, why the word “likeable” is a dagger into their hearts, and what truly makes a strong producer. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 28, 2021
Bonus: Succession, Scandal and Other History Fan Questions
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What rights does Lady Featherington have to her estate after the death of her husband? Would Nigel’s illegitimate child have really prevented him from being marriage material? In this bonus episode, Bridgerton’s historian Dr. Hannah Greig answers some of these questions and more submitted by fans. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 26, 2021
Bonus: The Majesty of 'Bridgerton’s' Pilot Episode
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In this bonus episode, Director Julie Anne Robinson and Choreographer Jack Murphy piece together the magic of the pilot episode, including how the cast and crew channeled their own personal experiences to bring it all to the screen.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 23, 2021
How The Queen Got Her Crown: Casting in 'Bridgerton'
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Kelly Valentine Hendry’s expertise as a casting director was the perfect fit for Shondaland’s vision. Whether it’s in finding chemistry between the ensemble or casting the Queen herself, bringing the scripts to life on stage is no easy feat. Kelly shares her process through casting calls all the way to the final scene. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 20, 2021
The Queen and I: Golda Rosheuvel and Adjoa Andoh
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Actresses Golda Rosheuvel (Queen Charlotte) and Adjoa Andoh (Lady Danbury) discuss their backstories and share favorite moments from filming Bridgerton. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 08, 2021
#PenEloise: Nicola Coughlan and Claudia Jessie
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#PenEloise is the enviable friendship from the Bridgerton book series that blossoms with the Shondaland treatment. Actresses Claudia Jessie (Eloise Bridgerton) and Nicola Coughlan (Penelope Featherington) discuss the similarities between their on-screen friendship and their real-life friendship while sharing memorable behind-the-scenes moments. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 30, 2021
How Shondaland Got Into Fantasy Romance Novels
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 Hear how Shondaland adapted Quinn’s tales of the mildly mannered into a world of audacious plots for television.  Author Julia Quinn shares her thoughts on the ways her series of Romance novels complement some of Shondaland’s storytelling values. Executive producers Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers and Chris Van Dusen share how the audacious plots of the Bridgertons ended up on their radars. And historian Dr. Hannah Greig, who’s worked on several period drama projects for film and TV, talks about mining Romance literature for historical accuracy. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 23, 2021
The Power of the Pen: Lady Whistledown and Scandal
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Guest-host Annabelle Hood and actress Nicola Coughlan (Penelope Featherington) highlight the episode easter eggs you may have missed, while historian Dr. Hannah Greig's fascination with Regency gossip gives us a unique look into the scandal sheets of old. Plus, executive producer Shonda Rhimes and novel series author Julia Quinn share the fanfare around Julie Andrews. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 15, 2021
'Rain Soaks a Field in Autumn': Storytelling and Sex in ‘Bridgerton’
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In this episode we learn how the revolutionary role of intimacy coordinators enhance the way directors and actors tap into the most delicate parts of performance. Guest-host Jess Brownell and executive producer Shonda Rhimes break down some of Shondaland's perspectives on storytelling through sex and Bridgerton intimacy coordinator Lizzy Talbot reveals how she puts it to practice. Plus, directors Tom Verica and Julie Anne Robinson share which love scenes were the most challenging to choreograph. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 08, 2021
Looking the Part: Bridgerton's Storytelling Through Costume and Design
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The costume design, hair and makeup teams of Bridgerton offered viewers a kaleidoscope of characters and backstories by dressing every single member of the show’s brilliant ensemble. We hear how some of our favorite characters collaborated with costume designers Ellen Mirojnick and John Glaser. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 01, 2021
Pop Strings and Reverence: The Music and Movement of Bridgerton
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Music absolutely shapes how we process the ache and splendor of our favorite characters on screen. In this episode, Shonda Rhimes -- the empress of knocking us off the couch with music and a word (“...you’re my person,” anybody??) -- talks about the transformative power of a good score.  Composer Kris Bowers and choreographer Jack Murphy discuss their creative process and director Julie Anne Robinson and Tom Verica share which ball scenes were their favorites to shoot. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 12, 2021
The Reason for the Season: The Marriage Mart of ‘Bridgerton’
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The marriage market in the world of Bridgerton is a strategic dance of advancing family fortune and political clout. The accompanying debutante presentations before the real-life monarchy were phased out decades ago by Queen Elizabeth II. But Executive Producer Betsy Beers shares why it’s the kind of snow globe of rules and social codes Shondaland likes to shake up.  On this episode the hosts explore the rites of exclusive Regency spouse-shopping. Author Julia Quinn also makes her first appearance on the podcast to ponder the stories of men and women who weren’t invited to the matchmaking balls. Executive Producers: Lauren Hohman, Sandie Bailey, Holly Frey, Gabrielle Collins  Producer: Chris Van Dusen  Editor: Chandler Mays Host/Guest-hosts: Gabrielle Collins, Dr. Hannah Greig, Jess Brownell Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 05, 2021
Locating ‘Bridgerton’
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The physical setting for Bridgerton is the plinth of its exclusive society. We get swept in by the backdrop of this world maintained by matchmaking and inheritance. We're taking our first steps behind-the-scenes to relish the filming locations for Bridgerton. Showrunner Chris Van Dusen wanted to create, "the most gorgeous, rich aspirational English garden anybody's ever seen.” Production designer Will Hughes-Jones explains how his team did it. And Golda Rosheuvel (Queen Charlotte) and Adjoa Andoh (Lady Danbury) discuss their personal connections to historic sites. Executive Producers: Lauren Hohman, Chris Van Dusen, Holly Frey, Sandie Bailey, Gabrielle Collins Producer/Editor: Chandler Mays Hosts/Guest-hosts: Gabrielle Collins, Dr. Hannah Greig, Annabelle Hood Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 25, 2021
Getting Acquainted: Meet the Hosts
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You’ve probably heard of Shondaland's Netflix series Bridgerton, right? Grab a seat. Or grab some headphones and promenade in the gardens. We’re going behind-the-scenes. Host Gabrielle Collins and guest hosts Jess Brownell, Dr. Hannah Greig and Annabelle Hood are taking you inside the world of Bridgerton, the effervescent fantasy of fashion, formalities and passion all set to a soundtrack like no other. But the fantasy isn’t all glitter and chandeliers. Plenty of elbow grease went into all that glam. And since we'll hear from so many exciting guests in the coming weeks, the hosts got together to map out what you can look forward to on the show. We’re getting into it. But first, in this mini episode, meet your guides. Gabrielle Collins is a podcast producer and Shondaland aficionada. Jess Brownell is a longtime Shondaland writer whose credits include Scandal & Bridgerton, of course. She will take us inside the Bridgerton writer’s room. Dr. Hannah Greig is an historian with expertise in the 18th and 19th century. Needless to say, her etiquette game is on-point and she will help reveal Regency era clues woven into Bridgerton. Annabelle Hood will give you a front-row seat on Bridgerton’s sets and locations. She thinks of herself as the true Whistledown of the show. Fall in love with Bridgerton all over again, with new episodes every Thursday featuring interviews with Chris Van Dusen and the cast of creatives who brought the series to life! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 18, 2021
Introducing: Bridgerton: The Official Podcast
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Shondaland Audio and iHeartRadio present a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the production of the Bridgerton Netflix series.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 01, 2021