‘Bridgerton’ Theory Sparks Interest in New Potential Couple

Viewers of the popular Netflix show, Bridgerton, were privy to some interesting insights when Harriet Cains, Bessie Carter, and Polly Walker, key members of the cast, came together to watch a segment of the series. On May 23, they observed a scene in season 3 that featured their characters, the Featherington trio, discussing sex after the respective marriages of the daughters of Walker’s character, Portia.

Breaking Down the Featherington Sex Scene

In the analyzed clip, Portia tries to educate her daughters, Philippa (Cains), and Prudence (Carter), about the details of the intimate relationship of a married couple. The scene unfolds humorously, with Philippa trying to comprehend her mother’s explanation of sexual intercourse. The conversation transitions to Portia asking Philippa about her experiences in the bedroom with her husband, Finch, portrayed by Lorn Macdonald.

Audience Responds to Scene Theory

Cains added a spin to the scene with her explanation that Philippa is indeed an experienced woman, and that Finch is waiting patiently for her affirmation to move forward. This theory was immediately embraced by audiences on social media, with one person exclaiming, “the theory that Finch does know but he’s been waiting for consent is the cutest.”

The Steamy Side of Bridgerton

Readers of the Julia Quinn Bridgerton book series or watchers of its on-screen adaptation on Netflix are no stranger to the sexual scenes, given its plot revolving around affluent Bridgerton family’s pursuit of love in 19th century London. The series, which premiered in 2020, has regularly included passionate scenes for viewers. The current focus of the series is on the love story of Colin (Luke Newton) and Penelope (Nicola Coughlan), with fans eagerly following their friendship transform into a passionate romance.

From Friends to Lovers in Bridgerton

The romantic journey of Colin and Penelope has been on the cards for a long time, as they built a strong relationship which in Season 3 became the focal point. Coughlan, who plays Penelope, confirmed there’s no lack of romance in this season.

In a previous interaction with Entertainment Tonight in June 2023, she humorously reflected on her and Luke Newton’s early thoughts about the prospect of their on-screen characters’“kissing and doing this” and how it became a reality. Coughlan also appreciated Newton for his supportive demeanor on the set.

Behind the Scenes Comfort with the Cast

Coughlan, in a conversation with AP Entertainment, also mentioned the comfort on set, explaining that she and Newton had reached a point where they were fully at ease with each other – to the extent of staying draped under a blanket even after the scenes. She later reiterated the same to Teen Vogue, adding that the completion of the intensive sex scene brought about a sense of relief.

Wrapping Up

The first segment of Bridgerton Season 3 can be accessed on Netflix with the release of the remaining episodes scheduled for June 13. For more such intriguing content, be sure to visit HitPlay.

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