Penelope Featherington - Julia Quinn
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Penelope Featherington

Portrayed on screen by: Nicola Coughlan

Falls in love with: Colin Bridgerton

Featured in: Romancing Mister Bridgerton

Appears in: The Duke and I, The Viscount Who Loved Me, An Offer from a Gentleman, It’s In His Kiss, The Bridgertons: Happily Ever After, The Further Observations of Lady Whistledown, The Wit and Wisdom of Bridgerton

Is also mentioned in: To Sir Phillip, With Love, When He Was Wicked, On the Way to the Wedding

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Portrayed by: Nicola Coughlan
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photo: Elliott Morgan

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Nicola Coughlan appears in Shondaland’s series for Netflix, Bridgerton, seasons 1 and 2

From the Show:
BRIDGERTON (L to R) CLAUDIA JESSIE as ELOISE BRIDGERTON and NICOLA COUGHLAN as PENELOPE FEATHERINGTON in Season 1 of BRIDGERTON Cr. LIAM DANIEL/NETFLIX © 2020

BRIDGERTON (L to R) CLAUDIA JESSIE as ELOISE BRIDGERTON and NICOLA COUGHLAN as PENELOPE FEATHERINGTON in Season 1 of BRIDGERTON Cr. LIAM DANIEL/NETFLIX © 2020

Bridgerton. (L to R) Bessie Carter as Prudence Featherington, Polly Walker as Lady Portia Featherington, Harriet Cains as Philipa Featherington, Nicola Coughlan as Penelope Featherington in Season 2 of Bridgerton. Cr. Liam Daniel/Netflix © 2022

Bridgerton. (L to R) Bessie Carter as Prudence Featherington, Polly Walker as Lady Portia Featherington, Harriet Cains as Philipa Featherington, Nicola Coughlan as Penelope Featherington in Season 2 of Bridgerton. Cr. Liam Daniel/Netflix © 2022

BRIDGERTON (L to R) NICOLA COUGHLAN as PENELOPE FEATHERINGTON, POLLY WALKER as PORTIA FEATHERINGTON, HARRIET CAINS as PHILLIPA FEATHERINGTON, BEN MILLER as LORD FEATHERINGTON and BESSIE CARTER as PRUDENCE FEATHERINGTON in Season 1 of BRIDGERTON Cr. LIAM DANIEL/NETFLIX © 2020

BRIDGERTON (L to R) NICOLA COUGHLAN as PENELOPE FEATHERINGTON, POLLY WALKER as PORTIA FEATHERINGTON, HARRIET CAINS as PHILLIPA FEATHERINGTON, BEN MILLER as LORD FEATHERINGTON and BESSIE CARTER as PRUDENCE FEATHERINGTON in Season 1 of BRIDGERTON Cr. LIAM DANIEL/NETFLIX © 2020

Bridgerton. (L to R) Nicola Coughlan as Penelope Featherington, Claudia Jessie as Eloise Bridgerton in Season 2 of Bridgerton. Cr. Liam Daniel/Netflix © 2022

Bridgerton. (L to R) Nicola Coughlan as Penelope Featherington, Claudia Jessie as Eloise Bridgerton in Season 2 of Bridgerton. Cr. Liam Daniel/Netflix © 2022

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