Bridgerton with Mary & Blake: A Bridgerton Podcast

A podcast dedicated to the hit Netflix and Shondaland Media television show, Bridgerton.

Hosted ByMary & Blake Larsen

“Bridgerton With Mary & Blake,” the ultimate podcast dedicated to the hit TV show from NETFLIX and Shondaland Media, Bridgerton, and the captivating spinoff, Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story.

Join hosts Mary and Blake as they embark on an immersive journey through the world of Bridgerton, exploring themes of mental illness, family, love, faith, passion, friendship, dissecting the performances of Regé-Jean Page, Gabrielle Collins, Tom Verica, and Jonathan Bailey, Simone Ashley, India Amarteifio, and unraveling the intricate dynamics of the Bridgerton family.

Bridgerton, an American historical fiction-romance streaming television series created by Chris Van Dusen for Netflix, marks Shondaland’s first foray into scripted content for the streaming platform. Based on Julia Quinn’s book series, the show transports viewers to Regency era London’s ton, where the marriageable youth of nobility and gentry navigate the social season. Mary and Blake leave no stone unturned as they delve into character arcs, favorite moments, production secrets, and predictions, providing an all-encompassing exploration of Bridgerton on Netflix.

Since its debut on December 25, 2020, Bridgerton has taken the world by storm, captivating audiences with its captivating storytelling. The second season, which premiered on March 25, 2022, and features the story of Anthony and Kate Sharma, exceeded expectations and solidified Bridgerton as a franchise with its renewal for third and fourth seasons.

Mary and Blake’s insightful discussions celebrate the series’ success and delve into the intricacies of each season, inviting listeners to join them in analyzing the phenomenal performances and the mesmerizing world of Lady Whistledown.

In addition to Bridgerton, Mary and Blake explore the riveting spinoff, Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story. Created by the visionary Shonda Rhimes for Netflix, this historical drama limited series delves into the rise of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz to prominence and power in the late 18th century as well as the marriage between Charlotte and George.

The podcast shines a spotlight on the compelling plotlines, the historical significance of Queen Charlotte’s journey, and the exploration of King George’s mental illness within their marriage. Listeners can expect thought-provoking discussions that unpack the nuanced themes and rich storytelling of this captivating spinoff which features “The Great Experiment”.

“Bridgerton With Mary & Blake” honors the exceptional achievements of Bridgerton, including its critically acclaimed direction, outstanding performances, and awe-inspiring production and set design. With Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, Make-Up Artists And Hair Stylists Guild Awards, and nominations at prestigious ceremonies like the Primetime Emmy Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Satellite Awards, and NAACP Image Awards, the series has left an indelible mark on the television landscape.

Join Mary and Blake as they navigate the captivating world of the Bridgerton family, unraveling the intricacies of the siblings’ lives within the London high society. Anthony, Benedict, Colin, Daphne, Eloise, Francesca, Gregory, and Hyacinth take center stage as Mary and Blake explore their relationships, triumphs, and challenges. Together, they traverse the twists and turns of love and scandal, offering their unique insights and perspectives on the captivating characters that have captured the hearts of millions.

Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Bridgerton and Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story with “Bridgerton With Mary & Blake.” Engage in their dynamic discussions, uncover hidden gems, and indulge in the irresistible allure of Bridgerton’s seasons. Don’t miss out on this captivating podcast that celebrates the magic of Bridgerton and invites fans to embark on a journey of discovery alongside Mary and Blake.

Bridgerton With Mary & Blake: A Bridgerton & Queen Charlotte Podcast

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All Episodes

Queen Charlotte: 1.06 – “Crown Jewels” | SERIES FINALE

Mary & Blake recap and review Queen Charlotte 1.06- “Crown Jewels”.

In this episode we discuss how Shonda threaded the needle with Brimsley and Reynolds, if the choices each of our characters make carry enough emotional weight in the narrative, and why Blake was a sobbing mess by the end…

Queen Charlotte: 1.05 – “Gardens In Bloom”

Mary & Blake recap and review Queen Charlotte 1.05- “Gardens In Bloom”.

In this episode, we discuss the differences of intent when crafting a story, why we feel a little icky about the Lord Ledger/ Danbury relationship, and Mary’s genius brain for marketing.

Queen Charlotte: 1.04 – Holding The King

Mary & Blake recap and review Queen Charlotte 1.04- “Holding The King”.

In this episode, we discuss why Blake loves flashy filmmaking, why the character of Dr. Monro works in this context, and why one of our kids went missing mid recording!

Queen Charlotte: 1.03 – “Even Days”

Mary & Blake discuss Queen Charlotte 1.03- “Even Days”.

Mary & Blake recap and review Queen Charlotte 1.03- “Even Days”.

In this episode, we discuss why the Venus scene works, the tonality of Lord Danbury’s death, and why our cat is assaulting Mary…

Queen Charlotte: 1.02 – “Honeymoon Bliss”

Mary & Blake discuss Queen Charlotte 1.02- “Honeymoon Bliss”.

In this episode, we discuss whether or not Queen Charlotte the show is the “anti-Bridgerton”, the different visual language between timelines, and why  Blake thinks that the actor who plays the king is the lovechild of Tom Cruise and Henry Cavill…

Queen Charlotte: 1.01 – A Queen To Be

Mary & Blake discuss Queen Charlotte 1.01- “The Queen To Be”.

In this episode, we chat about why the show doesn’t care about what you think about it’s historical accuracy and why thats a good thing, why the character Queen Charlotte is very different, but also very much the same in both timelines, and Mary has a fantastic prediction about the royal family within the Bridgerton-verse. 

#NERDCLAN PREVIEW | Keep Calm And Crown On: 5.01 – “Queen Victoria Syndrome” (SEASON 5 PREMIERE)

Keep Calm And Crown On Hosts Mary & Blake chat the season 5 premiere of The Crown – episode 5.01, “Queen Victoria Syndrome”.

We discuss the dramatic irony of watching these events with Prince Charles against reality of King Charles, why the casting is perfect, and why Tom Hanks is the closest thing to an American version of the Queen…

Bridgerton With Mary & Blake: 2.08 – “The Viscount Who Loved Me” | SEASON 2 FINALE

Mary & Blake discuss Bridgerton: 2.08 – “The Viscount Who Loved Me”.

In this episode, we chat why it’s always important for a character to reject change at the last minute, the artistic choice to have Penelope’s actual voice, and Blake dropped allllllll the waterworks from this episode….

Bridgerton With Mary & Blake: 2.07 – “Harmony”

Mary & Blake discuss Bridgerton: 2.07 – “Harmony”.

In this episode, we chat the art of the cliffhanger, and odd turn for Violet, and why you absolutely cannot go without a positional prop pillow…