At long last, the final half of Bridgerton Bridgerton season 3 has landed, continuing the hotly-anticipated tale of Penelope Featherington (Nicola Coughlan) and Colin Bridgerton's (Luke Newton) love story.


While the duo ended on a high at the close of season 3 part 1, the second instalment throws plenty of obstacles their way as the pair prepare for their impending nuptials, including Penelope's Lady Whistledown-shaped secret, as was teased in the recent season 3 part 2 trailer.

Showrunner Jess Brownell recently told that things kick up a notch in part 2. Newton echoed the sentiment, revealing to Deadline that "Whistledown’s secret comes to the forefront of the story".

"Colin had been so tortured through Part 1, where he had a lot going on and he felt like he was losing control of the situation and needed to sort of up his game to be able to get what he wanted," he added.

"I think it’s really nice to play that moment of contentment, where he’s just giddy and happy, but all I can say, I guess, is that it’s very short lived."

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As if that weren't stressful enough, there's also plenty of drama going on with the rest of the Bridgerton cast. For one, Adjoa Andoh's Lady Danbury doesn't seem to thrilled about her brother's visit, while Hannah Dodd's Francesca is at the centre of her very own love story.

With so much still to explore – and more key book scenes being adapted, too – we can't wait to return to the Chelsea Garden where a big chunk of the series is filmed.

Read on for everything you need to know about the final half of Bridgerton's third season.

Bridgerton season 3 part 2 release date: When is it coming to Netflix?

Luke Thompson as Colin Bridgerton and Nicola Coughlan as Penelope Featherington. They are dressed in formal Regency-era attire and are looking concerned at something.
Luke Thompson as Colin Bridgerton and Nicola Coughlan as Penelope Featherington. Liam Daniel/Netflix

The remaining four episodes are now upon us!

Bridgerton season 3 part 2 was released on Netflix on Thursday 13th June 2024.

Speaking about why the season has been split in two, showrunner Jess Brownell told “So actually, we had finished writing the season and thought that it was going to air straight through and Netflix approached us and asked if we’d be willing to split it at the mid-point and we were excited about that.

"Because, as you said, there’s a really big moment at the end of episode 4 and it’s a natural point I think to let people regroup and speculate about what’s to come.”

How many episodes are in Bridgerton season 3 part 2?

Claudia Jessie as Eloise Bridgerton in Bridgerton standing in front of a white wedding cake and decorations, looking sad as she wears a ballgown.
Claudia Jessie as Eloise Bridgerton in Bridgerton. Liam Daniel/Netflix

Bridgerton season 3 has been split into two parts, with each batch containing four episodes.

That means Bridgerton's third season contains eight episodes in total – the same as seasons 1 and 2.

The episode titles are as follows:

Part 1

  • Episode 1 — Out of the Shadows
  • Episode 2 — How Bright the Moon
  • Episode 3 — Forces of Nature
  • Episode 4 — Old Friends

Part 2

  • Episode 5 — Tick Tock
  • Episode 6 — Romancing Mister Bridgerton
  • Episode 7 — Joining of Hands
  • Episode 8 — Into the Light

What Bridgerton season 3 part 2 be about?

Nicola Coughlan as Penelope Featherington in Bridgerton wearing a blue dress and stroking her hair while looking at her reflection in the mirror.
Nicola Coughlan as Penelope Featherington in Bridgerton. Liam Daniel/Netflix

Season 3 part 2 will continue to follow Colin and Penelope as their love story unfolds.

However, although episode four ended with Colin proposing marriage in that hotly-anticipated carriage scene, it looks unlikely that things will run smoothly in part 2 for the pair if the latest trailer is anything to go by (read more on this below).

Likewise, we're expecting to see how things between Francesca and John Stirling unravel, after the former seemed secretly pleased with a gift from Victor Alli's character.

Chatting exclusively to about what we can expect in part 2, showrunner Jess Brownell revealed: "The drama definitely notches up in the back half."

She continued: "I think Penelope’s secret is weighing really heavily over her and I think you’re also going to see a lot more romance in the back half. You know, Pen and Colin are figuring things out and there’s some time to just live in that for a bit."

Newton also told Deadline that there's no shortage of things to explore when it comes to Polin, saying: "I could never have predicted the obstacles that would come in the way. And we’ve really explored a new power dynamic between the two. We’ve lived in this place where Penelope has put Colin on a pedestal and always looked up to him and admired him and been infatuated by him for years.

"And now, we’ve kind of flipped that already and he’s been sort of chasing her, but then we totally see a shift in their position in society and how he learns to become a modern man. She helps him find contentment in just being who he is rather than trying to have to live up to the reputation of his siblings or what society thinks he should be."

And it seems as though fans really will be left to the series' last moments as the actor also revealed that we'll have to keep well and truly strapped in for the final episodes.

He revealed: "There’s so much that happens in seven and eight.I was like, 'There’s no way that that fits into two hours.’ But the pace of the show is so quick this season, I guess because we haven’t had to establish the show or introduce new families or characters as much as previous seasons.

"So we really get to hit the ground running. I feel like it’s just jam packed with so much story. Hopefully that continues, and it sets up future seasons. I think it’s just been so brilliantly done this year."

We hope your carriage has a seatbelt, because we're in for a wild ride.

Is there a trailer for Bridgerton season 3 part 2?

Yes, Netflix has unveiled a trailer, giving fans a first look at the drama in the next set of episodes as Eloise pressures Penelope to tell Colin about her Lady Whistledown-sized secret. Watch below:

Bridgerton season 3 part 2 is now available to stream on Netflix. You can buy the Bridgerton book series on Amazon.


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