New details for ‘Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story’ have been revealed by Netflix, alongside exclusive quotes from cast members.
The official synopsis for the series reads:
“Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story tells the story of the young monarch in the days before her excellent wigs and her quest to uncover the identity of Lady Whistledown.
“It delves into Charlotte’s and King George III’s (Corey Mylchreest) great love story and how it sparked a societal shift, creating the world of the ton inherited by the characters in Bridgerton.”
Adjoa Andoh, who plays Lady Danbury in both ‘Bridgerton’ and the spinoff, heaped praise on India Amarteifio, who stars as young Queen Charlotte in the new show.
She said: “There is something so particular and fabulous about your whiplash, heartfelt, witty, sharp Queen Charlotte.”
“India has absolutely grabbed all of that and made it her own and run with it and when I look at India, I see Golda. I see young Charlotte become older Charlotte and it’s a beautiful thing.”
‘Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story’ also features Ruth Gemmell (Lady Violet Bridgerton), Michelle Fairley (Princess Augusta), Sam Clemmett (Young Brimsley), Richard Cunningham (Lord Bute), Tunji Kasim (Adolphus), Rob Maloney (the Royal Doctor), Cyril Nri (Lord Danbury), Freddie Dennis (Reynolds) and Hugh Sachs (older Brimsley).
No official release date has been announced yet.