Are Bridgerton stars Nicola Coughlan and Luke Newton dating?

Bridgerton. (L to R) Luke Newton as Colin Bridgerton, Nicola Coughlan as Penelope Featherington in episode 10 of Bridgerton. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2023
Bridgerton. (L to R) Luke Newton as Colin Bridgerton, Nicola Coughlan as Penelope Featherington in episode 10 of Bridgerton. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2023 /

Nicola Coughlan and Luke Newton’s chemistry in Bridgerton is nothing short of captivating. As Penelope Featherington and Colin Bridgerton, respectively, the pair bring an undeniable spark to their on-screen relationship, enchanting viewers with their incredible chemistry.

From the moment they first share the screen, Coughlan and Newton effortlessly convey the unique dynamic between their characters. Penelope, with her intelligence and wit, is instantly drawn to Colin’s charm and affable nature. Likewise, Colin is intrigued by Penelope’s sharp mind and genuine kindness. The chemistry between them is evident in every scene they share, as they playfully banter and share heartfelt moments.

Across the first two seasons of the show, their relationship was a bit one-sided with Pen being the only one in the pair to have romantic feelings for Colin, who harshly put Penelope in the friend zone in the show’s early seasons.

That’s all about to change in season 3, though, as Netlfix adapts the fourth book in the Bridgerton franchise: Romancing Mister BridgertonThe book finds the relationship between Colin and Pen shifting into a romantic one, which is why Polin shippers are eager to see their chemistry goes beyond just playful banter in the upcoming season.

Are Nicola Coughlan and Luke Newton dating?

With Bridgerton season 3 set to explore the relationship of Colin and Penelope, there is a growing curiosity among fans to know whether sparks might also be flying between costars Nicola Coughlan and Luke Newton, and understandably so. The pair have been getting quite cozy in the early promotional efforts for the season which has led to many fans questioning whether the actors might be dating one another in real life. 

While there is clear chemistry between the pair, Nicola Coughlan and Luke Newton are not presently dating one another nor have there been any reports of the pair being romantically linked in the past. Now, that could change as we’ve seen costars begin dating one another in instances of life-intimidating art but as of June 2023, there has been no confirmation from Coughlan or Newton about dating one another.

Who is Nicola Coughlan dating? (2023 updates)

As of June 2023, Bridgerton actress Nicola Coughlan is rumored to be single as the actress is not currently romantically linked to anyone at the present moment. Unlike some celebrities, Coughlan tends to keep her personal life private with little information on social media or in the tabloids regarding her relationship history.

Coughlan was most recently linked to Derry Girls costar Laurie Kynaston, but the pair were rumored to have broke things off as their careers went in separate directions.

Who is Luke Newton dating? (2023 updates)

At the moment, Luke Newton is currently single having broken up with his longtime girlfriend in West End actress Jade Davies in March 2023. As of June 2023, Newton is not reported to have entered a new relationship, though he is reported to have joined celebrity dating app Raya. 

Newton and Davies had been romantically connected since 2019 when the pair first began seeing one another. Sadly, it seems the pair began drifting apart around the Christmas holiday and eventually parted ways sometime after in early 2023.

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