Bridgerton's new romantic leads Simone Ashley and Jonathan Bailey pictured at Wimbledon

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Warning, series one and two spoilers ahead!

Netflix has confirmed that Bridgerton series two will be dedicated to Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey) and his quest to find a wife, as it is in Julia Quinn's second book The Viscount Who Loved Me.

And in March the show's new leading lady, Simone Ashley, best known for playing Olivia in Netflix's Sex Education, was announced as Miss Kate Sharma; "Newly arrived in London, Kate is a smart, headstrong young woman who suffers no fools — Anthony Bridgerton very much included."

On Monday (5 July), Jonathan, Simone and Nicola Coughlan were snapped at Wimbledon, giving us a first chance to see the shows new romantic leads together. And what a couple they make.

Even out of character and costume they look so noble!

Photo credit: David M. Benett - Getty Images
Photo credit: David M. Benett - Getty Images

Thanks to Nicola Coughlan aka Penelope Featherington aka Lady Whistledown, we've also been able to get a look at the new romantic leads together along with Charithra Chandran who is playing Edwina Sharma, Kate’s younger sister.

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The Bridgerton star simply captioned the relaxed pub snap, posted on Sunday( 4 July) "Bridgerton/Sharma/Featherington." And both the new additions to the cast are just so beautiful!

Seeing them together for the firs time, we're predicting great chemistry from Jonathan and Simone!

We'll miss the Duke of course, but we're really starting to get excited about this next great love story!

And author Julia Quinn is thrilled with the casting too, writing at the time of Simone's announcement: "We have our Kate! Welcome to #Bridgerton, @simoneasshley! I couldn’t dream of a more perfect Kate. I mean, just LOOK at her expression in that first photo!"

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Now all we need is a release date please Netflix!


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