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Bridgerton’s Adjoa Andoh says she hopes Lady Danbury will have a love interest in future seasons

Bridgerton’s Adjoa Andoh has revealed that she wants her character Lady Danbury to have a love interest in future seasons of hit Netflix period drama.

The actress, 59, teased that just because the fierce duchess is over 50, it doesn’t mean that she doesn’t deserve some ‘excitement’ injected into her storyline.

Speaking on Loose Women on Thursday, Adjoa said she hoped that there will be a love interest for Lady Danbury ‘to come’ – hinting that the formidable woman doesn’t have any entanglements in season two, which comes out tomorrow.

Sparks: Bridgerton’s Adjoa Andoh has revealed that she wants her character Lady Danbury to have a love interest in future seasons of hit Netflix period drama

On the chat show, Katie Piper asked Adjoa: ‘Will we see Lady Danbury have a love interest do you think this time?’

To which she replied: ‘Oh my god I would love Lady Danbury to have a love interest, just because you’re over 50, does not mean, that you don’t still – you know, the blood still heats, there are juices flowing and we all want a bit of life and excitement.

‘I would hope that that is still to come. Lady Danbury is certainly up for it.’

Speaking about love interests for other characters, Adjoa said that the love entanglements in the second series are more ‘sensuous and forbidden’ as she addressed the toned down sex scenes.

Love: The actress, 59, teased that just because the fierce duchess is over 50, it doesn't mean that she doesn't deserve some 'excitement' injected into her storyline

Love: The actress, 59, teased that just because the fierce duchess is over 50, it doesn’t mean that she doesn’t deserve some ‘excitement’ injected into her storyline

Fan theory: On the chat show, Katie Piper asked Adjoa: 'Will we see Lady Danbury have a love interest do you think this time?'

Fan theory: On the chat show, Katie Piper asked Adjoa: ‘Will we see Lady Danbury have a love interest do you think this time?’

‘Now listen, last season’s nookie was architecturally graphic in many respects,’ she said.

‘It’s differently sexy this season, I would say there’s a lot more – it’s sensuous and a lot more forbidden, so when you get the climax, you get the climax!’

In the upcoming second series, Lady Danbury takes in the Sharma family – sisters Kate (Simone Ashley) and Edwina (Charithra Chandran), and their mother Lady Mary (Shelley Conn) – who travel to London from India to take part in the social season.

Both sisters quickly fall for the charms of Lord Anthony Bridgerton, played by Jonathan Bailey.

Elsewhere on Loose Women, Adjoa also spoke about the trials of getting into Lady Danbury’s wig during shooting, saying she has to have a 360 degrees wig because she has no hair normally.

New season: In the second series, Lady Danbury takes in the Sharma family - sisters Kate (Simone Ashley) and Edwina (Charithra Chandran), and their mother Lady Mary (Shelley Conn)

New season: In the second series, Lady Danbury takes in the Sharma family – sisters Kate (Simone Ashley) and Edwina (Charithra Chandran), and their mother Lady Mary (Shelley Conn)

The Doctor Who star said the duchess’s wig has to be a good ‘disguise’ because Lady Danbury always wears her hair up, a style choice that Adjoa said she chose. 

She explained: ‘As you can see, no hair! I have to have a 360 degree wig, at 4am I will be sitting in a make-up truck and we won’t turn over until 8, and then we will keep going until 7pm.

‘So by the end of the day, I am hanging. Because Lady Danbury has her hair up, my fault my choice, all the way around, the disguise has to be good so it goes over the ears. It’s a beast to look normal.’

Adjoa also described Bridgerton as a show for everyone, no matter their race, sexuality or background, as she said the hotly-anticipated second series ‘hits the ground running’ following the success of the first season.

She said: ‘There was something beautiful about going here’s a show that’s got a really a wide embrace – it doesn’t matter if you’re gay or you’re straight, if you’re a homemaker or a woman that wants to go out into the world and do marvelous non-domestic things, it doesn’t matter what your race is. 

Sexy: Speaking about love interests for other characters, Adjoa said that the romance between Kate and Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey) is more 'sensuous and forbidden'

Sexy: Speaking about love interests for other characters, Adjoa said that the romance between Kate and Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey) is more ‘sensuous and forbidden’ 

‘It doesn’t matter if you just want to watch a bit of will they wont they, oh there’s a fancy castle and look at the fabulous frock!

‘There was something for everybody and the embrace was wide.’

It comes after Adjoa said she wants the hit Netflix show to give black youngsters a sense of belonging.

She said she has felt touched by seeing black children dressing up as straight-talking Lady Danbury, adding that she hopes it makes them feel like they have a ‘place’.

Role model: It comes after Adjoa said she wants the hit Netflix show to give black youngsters a sense of belonging

Role model: It comes after Adjoa said she wants the hit Netflix show to give black youngsters a sense of belonging

She told the Sunday Mirror: ‘I get pictures from little girls and boys dressed as Lady Danbury, I think it’s lovely.

‘You kind of go, oh these children are going to grow up feeling like they have a place – not like they are being tolerated.’ 

Speaking about her own childhood growing up in a Gloucestershire farming community, Adjoa said she often felt singled out and that she wasn’t ‘seen’.

The Invictus star, who moved to the West Country from Leeds, said: ‘Some people were like, “We can’t have that coloured girl in here – what would the neighbours think!”‘

Hit show: Based on a series of books of the same name by Julia Quinn, Bridgerton follows the eight siblings of the Bridgerton family as they attempt to find love in Regency-era England

Hit show: Based on a series of books of the same name by Julia Quinn, Bridgerton follows the eight siblings of the Bridgerton family as they attempt to find love in Regency-era England

She added that she and her family were ‘enormously welcomed’ by other people, as she compared her mother to her character Lady Danbury. 

Based on a series of books of the same name by Julia Quinn, Bridgerton follows the eight siblings of the Bridgerton family as they attempt to find love in Regency-era England.

In the upcoming second series, Lady Danbury takes in the Sharma family – sisters Kate (Simone Ashley) and Edwina (Charithra Chandran), and their mother Lady Mary (Shelley Conn) – who travel to London from India to take part in the social season. 

Both sisters quickly fall for the charms of Lord Anthony Bridgerton, played by Jonathan Bailey.

Popular: Bridgerton quickly gained the title of Netflix's most-watched series to date, garnering over 82 million views worldwide

Popular: Bridgerton quickly gained the title of Netflix’s most-watched series to date, garnering over 82 million views worldwide

Adapted from The Viscount Who Loved Me, the new season is set to centre on Anthony’s search to find a wife.

But in true Bridgerton fashion, ‘a considerable scandal’ is promised to ensue when he gets caught up in a love triangle with the two sisters.

The new season of the show seems to be as racy as the last, with scenes of a naked Anthony covering his modesty in his bedroom and in wet clothing after falling in the river as the result of some flirtatious behaviour.

Bridgerton quickly gained the title of Netflix’s most-watched series to date, garnering over 82 million views worldwide. 

Series two airs on Netflix from March 25. 

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