Bridgerton season 3 - From Penelope’s makeover to Francesca’s introduction to the ton, here's what to expect

    Starring Nicola Coughlan, Luke Newton, and Claudia Jessie, an exciting new season of Bridgerton, Bridgerton Season 3, will be available to stream on Netflix starting May 16

    Bridgerton Season 3 (Source: Netflix)

    Bridgerton Season 3 (Source: Netflix)

    The wait for the new season of Bridgerton is finally over, as season 3 of the popular Netflix series is making its world premiere on May 16. Based on the novel of the same name by Julia Quinn, the series follows the lives of eight siblings from the Bridgerton family as they navigate their lives in high-society London.

    Wike season one showcased the tumultuous love life of Daphne, the second season followed the love story of her brother Antony with Kate. The third season is set to be focused on the life of their brother, Colin, and his connection with Penelope Featherington. From Colin and Penelope’s love affair to Eloise’s rift with Penelope, here is all you need to expect from the latest season of Bridgerton.

    What to expect in Bridgerton Season 3

    Crackling chemistry between Colin and Penelope

    After her sisters, Prudence and Philippa, find their respective suitors, Penelope (Nicola Coughlan) has a glamorous makeover to find a potential suitor for herself. Due to Penelope’s newfound confidence, she attracts the attention of Colin (Luke Newton), who attempts to reconcile his friendship with her and develop a closer bond with an underlying romantic tension between the two.

    Eloise’s rift with Penelope

    In the final parts of Bridgerton season 2 , Eloise (Claudia Jessie) finds out that her best friend and neighbour Penelope is Lady Whisteldown, who exposed the dark secrets about her family in front of the ton. Irritated by Penelope’s actions, Eloise ends her friendship with her and in the trailer for the new season, Eloise is seen to have a newfound friendship with Cressida (Jessica Madsen), who embarks on a journey of self-development.

    Francesca is the diamond of the season

    The latest season of Bridgerton not only focuses on the lives of Colin and Penelope but also introduces Francesca (Hannah Dodd) to the ton, who is lauded for her enchanting beauty. The upheavals and societal attention that the introverted Francesca has to deal with add another layer of drama to the series.