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One of the best things about Netflix and Shondaland’s new drama Bridgerton? It is adapted from a series of bestselling novels by Julia Quinn, which means that through the generous collection of eight books we can reach a lot more Daphne and Simon – in addition to everyone else in their world

Season 1 is largely based on the first novel, The Duke and I, and as a fan of the books, this author can confidently say that the show is one of the most accurate small screen books I have imagined.It remains to the joke that Loyal to characters, seduction, and plot of the original, making room for new details that only serve to improve the story

“I have a feeling that with any adjustment there will always be differences from the course material, but I’m pretty sure fans of the books will see all of the elements they love on screen,” says showrunner Chris Van Dusen to OprahMagcom “I knew from the start that I wanted the show to reflect the world we live in today, you know, even though the show was in the 19th century Still, I wanted modern audiences to be able to relate to it “

“It’s not a word for word matching and it shouldn’t be. I never expected it,” she tells OprahMagcom. “The characters are absolutely true for who they were and the backstory is absolutely true I remember when I first got the very first Read script and saw how they had done some things to structure it differently, with more emphasis on Lady Whistledown and narrating her and then bringing Queen Charlotte in, I knew they had done it exactly perfect “

Even so, there are a few minor differences in the books from the Netflix series Before Us, we explore most of them (Oh, and we reveal whether or not it should be Colin Bridgerton and Penelope Featherington)

While the couple were accidentally brought together by the unfortunate Nigel Berbrooke in both the book and the show, the events of their first meeting were slightly different in episode 1, “Diamond of the First Water,” Daphne accidentally bumps into Simon after trying has escaped Berbrooke’s advances while Simon is hiding in The Duke and I and overhears Daphne as she rejects Berbrooke.He comes to her aid after Daphne beat Berbrooke when he gets a little too aggressive.This event happened later in Episode 2

The whole “Simon boxing to bring out his aggression while showing off his glittering abs” thing is a cherished addition to the series but wasn’t on The Duke and I. However, it’s possible he would have enjoyed the sport a lot back then

“The era of Regency England (1811-1820) was the height of British boxing when the champion of bare knuckle boxing was also considered a world champion in Great Britain,” says Brittanica

In the books, Anthony isn’t nearly as protective of his younger sister as he is in the series, acting as her partner in keeping unwanted men at bay rather than being a rude and arrogant protector until he gets over his best friend and Daphnes New arrangement informed Unlike on the show, Daphne and Simon Anthony say their advertising is false. Anthony agrees to the agreement on three terms: 1) It remains a secret 2) Simon and Daphne cannot be alone 3) “If I have you ever catch you kissing her bloody hand unsupervised, I’ll tear your head off “

What follows in the series ties in very well with the book, with Anthony finding that they break rule number three and then challenge Simon to a duel

After Daphne realized that Simon was using the withdrawal method to prevent pregnancy and misled her about why he couldn’t have children, a despicable Daphne has sex with him in both the book and the series, but poses Sure He Can’t Retire In The Duke and I, Simon is drunk and asleep during this scene after a fight with Daphne, he goes into a bar and returns drunk.Passages from chapter 18 of the novel read:

Of course, Simon would keep Daphne forgiving, but this particular section angered some readers who interpreted Daphne’s actions as rape on the show, Simon is a sober and conscious participant who seems to be losing control of himself, but Daphne was always herself still fully aware that she had Simon in a vulnerable position For both the book and The Duke and I, Daphne’s actions sparked a consent debate Regé-Jean Page, who plays Simon, tells OprahMagcom: “I was very happy to be that we had a different scene on the TV show than in the book “

Book Marina is only briefly mentioned in the fifth novel To Sir Phillip With Love, and her story is quite tragic in the prologue we learn that she is the late first wife of Eloise’s love interest Phillip Crane, even though she was supposed to marry Philip’s older brother, who died in war.After suffering from depression all her life, Marina tried to commit suicide by walking into a lake in the middle of winter Phillip was able to save her, but soon succumbed to a fever as a result of her attempt, and left her and them Both of Phillip’s children returned Eloise first contacted Phillip via a letter to send their condolences, as Marina was a distant cousin of the Bridgertons

The show’s Marina might as well be a completely different character, as she is instead a Featheringtons cousin and has a brand new storyline.As we know, she got pregnant by a man she identified as the oldest crane brother, which of course one of the biggest no-nos for a woman in the 19th The 17th century sparked an unfortunate series of events when Marina hid her pregnancy, tried to end her with a special herbal tea, persuaded Colin to marry her to save her honor, and agreed to be the younger brother marrying her late lover Phillip So the Crane’s are still involved in Marina’s life on the show, but in a roundabout way. Not quite the tragedy of her literary counterpart, but she still doesn’t have the easiest life and it will be interesting to see if Phillip reappears or not in future in Eloise’s life as she marries him in To Sir Phillip, With Love

“We really see the show as a woman’s evolution,” says Van Dusen of the expansion of Marina’s character. “Her story is a big part of it. We can explore mindsets that normalize over time, such as sexism and misogyny and the way women have been treated for centuries “

While Anthony’s book The Viscount Who Loved Me mentioned a number of “widows and actresses who knew what they wanted and what they were getting into” who acted as his lovers during his years as Rake, there is no character in the However, novels called Siena Russo The Viscount Who Loved Me introduces us to a woman named Maria Rosso, who is a popular soprano (sounds familiar?) Who performs at one of Violet’s parties, and who is also his former mistress, but she only appears in a few pages, mostly to instill jealousy in Anthony’s future wife, Kate, but it seems the minds behind Bridgerton Maria have gotten worn out and gotten a little creative, which has resulted in a recurring romance between the opera singer and Anthony

Magnetic Queen Charlotte (Golda Rosheuvel) was in no way present in the books, but she was a real person who lived from 1761 to 1818 along with her husband King George III England and Ireland ruled until her death at the age of 74

“I go back and forth between wanting to actually have them written in the books and wanting not to because I don’t know if I could have done such a good job,” says Quinn OprahMagcom

Van Dusen stated that he saw an opportunity to expand the world of Bridgerton through the Queen who was actually on the throne when the series takes place in 1813

“What really impressed me about the books from the beginning is that it was an opportunity to combine history and fantasy in really exciting and interesting ways,” he says. “So in Queen Charlotte, that was the story. And then I thought of those fantastic scenes and situations she was put in and she was really fun to write “

There isn’t a handsome prince in The Duke and I to knock Daphne off his feet, but we appreciate the addition of Freddie Stroma in the role you might see from Lifetime’s Unreal and as Cormac Mclaggen in the Harry Potter Detect films

The patriarch of the colorful Featherington clan is rarely (if ever) mentioned in the novels, so his entire story of having terrible gambling debts is made entirely for television

The in-demand seamstress, who has her own shop, and Benedict’s love, is a brand new addition to the series Bridgerton’s Second Elder Wife was Sophie Beckett in the novels – and she was a servant and maid, so it’s hard to say whether the relationship between Madame Delacroix and Benedict will continue or whether his plot will be brought into line with the books in potential future seasons

If we’re so lucky to get a Bridgerton season 2, Van Dusen tells OprahMagcom that he hopes to dive into the love stories of the rest of the siblings if you’re into spoilers, here are the happy endings that are we may see on the show

At the end of the last episode “After the Rain” we see Daphne giving birth to their first child. The couple have five children: three daughters (Amelia, Belinda and Caroline) and two sons (David and Edward)

Despite resisting lovemaking, a precarious situation results in the eldest Bridgerton marrying the woman who frustrates him the most – Kate Sheffield – despite originally hoping to marry her beautiful younger half-sister Edwina, Lord and Lady Bridgerton eventually have four children: Edmund, Miles, Charles, and Mary, and one particular bee gives us reason to believe that Season 2 might be dedicated to this particular romance

It is love at first sight when Benedict meets a masked Sophia Beckett at his mother’s ball.But Sophia, who was reduced by her stepmother to a lady’s maid, has to keep her identity a secret. It is only two years later that they meet completely other circumstances again Benedict eventually becomes a famous artist whose work hangs in the National Gallery, and they have four children named Charles, Alexander, William and Violet

In season 1, it is evident that Penelope Featherington has a crush on Colin. Fans of the two will be happy to know they end up together. After 11 years as a single woman, at 28, Penelope is now in her 19th century Century as a virgin – and she has been secretly in love with Colin for years.But when he returns from his stay abroad, Colin sees Penelope more than Eloise’s best friend. They marry and become a writer Colin publishes a number of travel journals and Penelope writes a novel that on based their own lives, The Wallflower They have four children: Agatha, Thomas, Jane and George

Eloise is a virgin at the age of 28, but she is willingly single after turning down a number of proposals. After exchanging letters for a year with the widowed Sir Philip Crane, he proposes marriage, she accepts, and runs to his estate in Gloucester, where their relationship starts off rocky, though it quickly turns into a whirlwind romance. Share with Philip’s twins from his first marriage, Oliver and Amanda, Penelope, Georgiana, and Frederick

Francesca marries Reformed Rake Michael Sterlin, Earl of Kilmartin He is also the cousin of Francesca’s late first husband John Stirling. They have two children – John and Janet

Although Gregory is almost the youngest Bridgerton, he has nine children – most of his brothers and sisters. And their names? Katharine, Richard, Hermione, Daphne, Anthony Benedict, Colin, Eloise and Francesca he shares them with his wife Lucy Abernathy, whom he married after engaging in an incredibly intricate love triangle involving their best friend

The youngest and most outspoken Bridgerton, Hyacinth, plays with her future husband, Gareth St Clair as they fall in love while translating a mysterious diary The couple have two children: George and Isabella


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Source: https://www.oprahmag.com/entertainment/tv-movies/a34967313/bridgerton-books-vs-tv-show-netflix-differences/