Nicola Coughlan shared a photo with her Bridgerton co-star Claudia Jessie to celebrate their Emmy nominations.
he 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards took place this weekend at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, and Bridgerton managed to land twelve nominations.
Sadly, the Netflix period drama lost to The Crown for Outstanding Drama, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, and Outstanding Achievement in Drama Series Awards, but the stylists of the series managed to win a Emmy for an exceptional period and / or the hairstyle of the characters. in the night.
The cast were also notoriously absent from the awards ceremony – with the exception of Regé-Jean Page, who was nominated for the Lead Actor’s Award for his landmark role – as they were busy filming the Bridgerton’s second season in the UK.
But Nicola Coughlan, who plays fan-favorite socialite Penelope Featherington in the raunchy series, decided to mark the occasion on her Instagram page with a sweet tribute message.
Posing for a photo with her co-star Claudia Jessie, who plays Eloise Bridgerton, the Galway native wrote: “Happy Bridgerton Emmys Day!
“So proud to be a part of this show and to have 12 nominations is truly beyond our wildest dreams.
“So lucky to share this experience with this brilliant girl who is so kind, supportive and hilarious and who sometimes stalks my social networks, I love you Clauds !!”
Speaking of receiving Emmy nominations for the drama Shondaland ahead of the awards show, Nicola told Entertainment Tonight, “It was amazing! It was so exciting.
“These are the biggest awards in television, so to be recognized by them is phenomenal. We were all super excited. We [are] in the middle of shooting season two right now, so the new season two group chat was triggering.
“It’s so exciting to make a show that everyone watches and tunes in. But the level at which people have connected in Bridgerton and across the scale is truly mind-boggling. ”
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