Bridgerton Season 3 Part 1: Know about Nicola Coughlan aka Penelope Featherington

Nicola Coughlan gained popularity for her depiction of Penelope Featherington in the show. 


Fans of the highly acclaimed Netflix series Bridgerton can anticipate more romance and drama as the show’s Season 3 Part 1 got released on May 16.

Let’s take a look at 13 amazing facts about Nicola Coughlan that showcase her extraordinary talent.

1. About Nicola Coughlan

The Irish actress Nicola Coughlan made her TV debut in Derry Girls on Channel 4. Since then, she has been well-known throughout the world for her work on the incredibly successful Netflix series Bridgerton.

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2. Nicola Coughlan’s age

Nicola Coughlan was born on January 9, 1987, making her a Capricorn; she is currently 36 years old.

3. Nicola Coughlan’s height

Nicola Coughlan stands five feet tall, or roughly 1.55 meters, for those who are unaware.

4. Birthplace 

Nicola Coughlan was born in Galway, Ireland, and is currently a resident of London.

5. About Nicola Coughlan’s boyfriend and marital status 

Nicola has kept her personal life details private.

6. Who is the actor playing Penelope Featherington in Bridgerton?

Nicola Coughlan plays Penelope Featherington in the Netflix series Bridgerton. The Shonda Rhimes-produced show follows the lives of London’s nobility as they attempt to marry into high society, and it is based on the novels of Julia Quinn. The intelligent woman Penelope gets misinterpreted by her affluent family.

7. Penelope and Colin’s pair in Bridgerton season 3

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The third season of Bridgerton will center on Penelope Featherington and Colin Bridgerton’s romance. Netflix has released teaser photos for the upcoming season, including this one with Nicola Coughlan as Penelope, even though the official release date has not yet been announced.

8. Is Clare Devlin played by Nicola Coughlan in Derry Girls

Clare Devlin is portrayed by Nicola Coughlan in the television series Derry Girls. The show centers on a group of Catholic kids and their families and is set against the backdrop of the 1990s Derry Troubles in Northern Ireland.

The COVID-19 pandemic prevented the popular show’s third season from being filmed. Although there isn’t an official release date, aficionados think it will launch in the spring or summer of 2022.

9. Is Hannah Dalton played by Nicola Coughlan in Harlots on Hulu

The character Hannah Dalton was portrayed by Nicola Coughlan in the Hulu series Harlots. The period play, which is based on Hallie Rubenhold’s The Covent Garden Ladies, centers on the affluent clientele of a Georgian London brothel.

10. Will Nicola Coughlan be starred in the upcoming Barbie movie

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Nicola Coughlan has starred in television series such as Doctors, Derry Girls, and Bridgerton. Her portfolio also includes a number of stage and voice parts, including The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie and Thor: Legend of the Magical Hammer. Nicola is slated to star in the TV series Big Mood alongside Lydia West, who is the star of It’s A Sin. Nicola is also in the forthcoming Barbie movie as “diplomat Barbie”.

11. Role in historical comedy Seize Them

Nicola Coughlan has been cast in the historical comedy Seize Them!, according to Deadline. In the medieval British comedy Seize Them!, Queen Dagan is followed as she flees her own country during a revolution spearheaded by Humble Joan (Nicola). When the Queen tries to take back her realm, there will be peril. The female-driven comedy will feature appearances from Nick Frost of Hot Fuzz, Lolly Adefope of Shrill, and Aimee Lou Wood of Sex Education.

12. Nicola Coughlan as RuPaul’s Drag Race in UK’s guest judge panel

Nicola Coughlan was a guest judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race UK’s second season. Nicola was considered one of the top guest judges of the season. Vulture episode’s author wrote, “Nicola Coughlan of Bridgerton and Derry Girls deserves special appreciation before we walk on the runway. I often believe that Nicola is left out of the puns that the producers create for the guests. “She arrived cracking jokes.”

13. Nicola Coughlan social media handle

In 2022 or 2023, Nicola Coughlan deactivated her Twitter account. She reportedly withdrew from the social app in order to safeguard her mental well-being. Nicola is still sharing content on Instagram. It’s @nicolacoughlan.