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25 December 2020, 10:30 | Updated: 16 March 2022, 16:56
Lady Whistledown’s identity was unveiled at the end of season 1, but who narrates the gossip columnist is very different to her actual character. So who is the voiceover?
Bridgerton’s Lady Whistledown is the mysterious columnist detailing the scandals, love affairs and betrayals in Grosvenor Square in Regency London, narrated by an iconic actress whose voice you’ll immediately recognise.
At the end of season one, we finally learned of Lady Whistledown's true identity but as we go into season 2, the voiceover and narration of all the class scandals couldn’t be more perfectly read by an actress loved by so many.
So, who is the narrator reading out Lady Whistledown’s sensational observations?
Here’s everything you need to know about the absolute icon behind the voice….
Lady Whistledown on Bridgerton is narrated by the legendary Julie Andrews – if you’re a diehard fan of the likes of Princess Diaries, The Sound of Music and Mary Poppins you naturally would have instantly realised it was her voice.
Showrunner Chris Van Dusen was as excited as anyone would be to have Julie Andrews involved, saying her part was “one of the most fun things to write.”
He said: “She was always at the top of our wish list. But it wasn’t even a thing where we thought it would actually happen. We sent her the scripts and she surprisingly said yes, she loved them and she wanted to be a part of it.”
He went on to call her “a total pro" – we expected nothing less.