The Regency period was full of gossip and scandal, something Bridgerton gets right. However, it leaves out the period's grim record on slavery.
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'Bridgerton' alludes to and obscures social, racial and political tensions in England’s Regency era, the extraordinary decade that marks the dawn of the modern world.
Romance fiction has long been overlooked for TV adaptations – the success of Bridgerton proves how short sighted that is.