Everything you need to know about Bridgerton’s spin-off on Queen Charlotte

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While we all eagerly await Bridgerton Season 3, the team at Shondaland have fed our cravings for tales of The Ton. Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story acts as the prequel to the familiar Bridgerton series. Focusing on the love story between Queen Charlotte and King George, viewers will be reunited with our favourite trio – Queen Charlotte, Lady Danbury, and Lady Bridgerton – as they narrate the stories of their younger selves.

What is the release date of Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story?

Good news! Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton story is out now! Netflix confirmed that the Bridgerton prequel series would start streaming on May 4, 2023.

And now, we have our first official trailer! 

Watch Below: Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story | Offical Trailer | Netflix

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Corey Mylchreest will star as a young King George. (Credit: Instagram) (Credit: Instagram)

What is Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story about?

Focusing on a young Queen Charlotte, A Bridgerton Story portrays the love story between the King and Queen. According to Netflix’s official synopsis, the series is “centred on Queen Charlotte’s rise to prominence and power.” Set in the Bridgerton-verse, the “prequel tells the story of how the young Queen’s marriage to King George sparked both a great love story and a societal shift, creating the world of the Ton inherited by the characters in Bridgerton,” the synopsis reads on.

Given her headstrong and gossip-loving nature in the present series, we can’t wait to see her younger self take to the screen. 

We can also expect to see the relationships between a young Queen, Lady Danbury, and Lady Violet Bridgerton blossom. 

Speaking to VarietyNetflix’s head of U.S. and Canada scripted series Peter Friedlander said, “I am glad that you are excited about it. It’s a justified enthusiasm because it is going to live up to your expectations.”

WATCH: Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story Official Trailer. Article continues after video.

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Who is in the cast of Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story?

The grown-up versions of Queen Charlotte (Golda Rosheuvel), Lady Agatha Danbury (Adjoah Andoh), and Lady Violet Bridgerton (Ruth Gemmel) will be reprising their roles in the Bridgerton prequel series. While they are not present in the main story, they will act as plot guides through narration or flash-forwards (to be revealed in the series).

Line of Duty’s India Amarteifio plays a young Queen Charlotte, who will star opposite The Sandman’s Corey Mylchreest as a young King George.

India Amarteifio will star as Young Queen Charlotte. (Credit: Instagram) (Credit: Instagram)

Rounding out the cast is newcomer Arsema Thomas as a young Agatha Danbury, Connie Jenkins-Greig as Violet Bridgerton, Michelle Fairley as Princess Augusta, Sam Clemmett as Young Brimsley, Freddie Dennis as Reynolds, Richard Cunningham as Lord Bute (The Witcher), Tunji Kasim as Adolphus, Rob Maloney as the Royal Doctor, and Cyril Nri as Lord Danbury.

Corey Mylchreest in A Bridgerton Story table read. (Credit: Instagram) (Credit: Instagram)

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