Bridgerton’s Nicola Coughlan Reveals the Easter Egg She Snuck Into Penelope’s First Scene

Nicola Coughlan, who plays Penelope Featherington in the hit Netflix series Bridgerton, has revealed that there’s an Easter egg in her first scene!

The 34-year-old actress took to Twitter on Saturday (February 20) to ask fans if they spotted it and she was surprised to see how many people actually did.

“Ok I’m just curious, has anyone spotted the massive Easter Egg about Penelope in the very first scene of Bridgerton?” Nicola tweeted.

We’re about to drop a major spoiler, so if you haven’t watched the show yet, you might want to stop reading!

In the final moments of season one, we find out the Penelope is actually the person behind the Lady Whistledown scandal paper.

When we first see Penelope, she is holding a feather that looks like a quill, which hints at her being Lady Whistledown. She said, “When I filmed Penelope’s first scene I chose a prop, a massive massive feather that looked a lot like [the quill].”

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Updated: February 20, 2021 — 9:18 pm

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