The actress, who stars as Penelope Featherington on the hit Netflix drama sequence, appeared on British daytime discuss present This Morning on Tuesday, Jan. 12. Throughout the go to, Nicola defined that her dialog with co-star Adjoa Andoh helped her to know the significance of how their present dealt with casting folks of coloration.
“I am chatting with Adjoa Andoh … who’s good as Girl Danbury,” she mentioned. “I mentioned, ‘Colour-blind casting, it is nice, it’s very the proper factor.’ And she or he mentioned, ‘Properly, it isn’t, in a method, as a result of it type of erases race and erases folks’s struggles.’ And I believed, That had by no means occurred to me, by no means. And I feel the world that we’ve got created is a totally reimagined world, is a fantasy.”
No matter the way it turned what it’s, Nicola is proud that audiences have clearly embraced the imaginative and prescient of the present that’s primarily based on the e book sequence by Julia Quinn and also stars Regé-Jean Page as Simon, the Duke of Hastings and Phoebe Dynevor as Daphne Bridgerton.
“I might say to folks, ‘You may watch Game of Thrones, and you may fully droop your disbelief that there are dragons on this world,'” she continued. “For Bridgerton, you possibly can droop your disbelief that we’ve got a black queen and a black duke, and so they’re probably the most unbelievable actors.”