Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story - everything we know so far

India Amarteifio stars in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story. (Netflix)
India Amarteifio stars in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story. (Netflix)

Bridgerton fans have an exciting spin-off show to look forward to in 2023 as Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story arrives on Netflix.

Here's everything we know about the prequel so far, including when it begins streaming and who will star in it.

When is Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story on Netflix?

So far, a release date hasn't been announced - but Netflix has confirmed that the eight-episode series will stream some time in 2023.

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Who stars in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story on Netflix?

The series is a prequel to Bridgerton. (Netflix)
The series is a prequel to Bridgerton. (Netflix)

Keen Bridgerton fans will be happy to see some familiar faces in the cast.

Of course, Queen Charlotte is the main character - so Golda Rosheuvel, who plays her in the original series, will reprise her role.

However, the main starring role goes to India Amarteifio, who plays a younger Queen Charlotte in the prequel series.

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: Golda Rosheuvel attends The Fashion Awards 2022 at the Royal Albert Hall on December 05, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
Golda Rosheuvel will also star. (WireImage)

Adjoa Andoh also brings her Lady Danbury character to the spin-off, and will be joined by Bridgerton co-stars Ruth Gemmell as Violet, Dowager Viscountess Bridgerton, and Hugh Sachs as the Queen's secretary Brimsley.

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Other cast includes Arsema Thomas, Connie Jenkins-Greig and Sam Clemmett as younger versions of Andoh, Gemmell and Sachs' characters.

Corey Mylchreest joins the cast as a young King George III.

What is Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story on Netflix about?

Set in the Bridgerton universe, Queen Charlotte is a backstory series for the royal played by Rosheuvel and tells the story of her earlier life and rise to power.

Netflix says the series "tells the story of how the young Queen's marriage to King George sparked both a great love story and a societal shift, creating the world of the Ton inherited by the characters in Bridgerton."

So far, few plot details have been shared - although an early trailer showed Charlotte getting off to a bad start with George during their first meeting.

When is Bridgerton season 3 coming?

Bridgerton has been renewed for a third and fourth season, with Luke Newton's character Colin Bridgerton set to take centre stage in season three which will be based on Julia Quinn's book Romancing Mister Bridgerton.

Production began in July 2022, but as yet no release date for the new series has been confirmed.