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Bridgerton’s England

Discover the elegance and romance of Georgian England in Bridgerton's magnificent filming locations

Antonia Hicks

Pitkin

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ISBN: 9781841659251

Price: £ 6.99

Publication date: 20 May 2021

ISBN: 9781841659305

ASIN: B093X4NQPN

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Publication date: 29 April 2021

Category: Popular Culture

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Bridgerton’s England is a location guide to all the key filming sites in the hit Netflix series with author Antonia Hicks linking each fictional location to its real-life counterpart.

Winston Churchill’s former gentleman’s retreat, The Reform Club, becomes ‘Whites Club’ where Anthony Bridgerton and Simon Basset meet to discuss infidelities and smoke cigars, and 18th-century dress shop ‘Modiste’ is a deli in Bath’s Abbey Street.

Readers can learn about the locations used for the Bridgertons, Featheringtons, Lady Danbury, the Duke of Hastings, Queen Charlotte, Whites, Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, Somerset House, Primrose Hill, and Cliveden Castle. Sites include Stowe and Painshill Park, Henry VIII’s Hampton Court, Castle Howard, Bath’s Royal Crescent, Holburne Art Museum, Wilton House, Lancaster House and the most upmarket Air Force officer’s mess in the world!

This is the perfect book for fans of the show but also of grand stately homes and sweeping classical landscapes that producers Chris Van Dusen and Shonda Rhimes picked to bring Julia Quinn’s novels to life on the screen. Almost all the stately homes, houses, parks and gardens used in Bridgerton are open to the public and the book examines their history, linking important scenes to each location and giving details of where and when you can visit them to relive the drama.

ABOUT THE Author

Antonia Hicks MA graduated from Oxford University with a degree in Ancient and Modern History. Her dissertation was titled ‘Perceptions of adultery and marriage within the epistolary culture of the late 18th century’ for which she undertook original research into the letters of the Duchess of Devonshire. She’s a passionate fan of Broadway musicals and Bridgerton.

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