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Lady Chatterley’s Lover FIRST LOOK: Emma Corrin wears prosthetic bump on set

Emma Corrin was pictured on set for the first time for the Netflix adaptation of DH Lawrence’s novel Lady Chatterley’s Lover in North Wales on Monday.

The actress, 25, who will take on the lead role as Lady Constance Chatterley, wore a prosthetic bump as filming got under way for the 1920s period drama. 

In the plot, Emma’s character falls pregnant after having an affair with Oliver Mellors,- the gamekeeper on husband Clifford’s estate- and later confesses to Clifford he is not the father of their baby.

Lead role: Emma Corrin was pictured on set for the first time for the Netflix adaptation of DH Lawrence’s novel Lady Chatterley’s Lover wearing a prosthetic bump in North Wales on Monday 

Emma certainly looked the part as she was seen cradling her bump while wearing her costume, which comprised of a khaki green jumper paired with a flowing grey maxi skirt, as she trudged through the muddy Welsh countryside in brown boots. 

Having thrown a royal blue trench coat over her ensemble, she completed her look with a pair of burgundy leather gloves, coordinating boots, a light brown farmer’s hat.

Protecting her eyes from the wind in a pair of circular googles while beaming in a retro Chitty Chitty Bang Bang style car, The Crown star wore a short brown wig, which had been styled into a stylish bob.

Spotted: Emma Corrin nailed vintage chic as she was spotted filming Netflix's adaptation of Lady Chatterley's Lover in North Wales on Monday

Spotted: Emma Corrin nailed vintage chic as she was spotted filming Netflix’s adaptation of Lady Chatterley’s Lover in North Wales on Monday

A flurry of crew members gathered around the namesake character with umbrellas in-hand as the heavens began to open over the hilly countryside spot.

At one point, Emma, who sported a prosthetic baby bump, looked like she was about to drift off to sleep and she leant her head against the wheel during a grueling day of work.

Exciting: She protecting her eyes from the wind in a pair of circular googles

Exciting: She protecting her eyes from the wind in a pair of circular googles

Pouring: A flurry of crew members gathered around the namesake character with umbrellas in-hand as the heavens began to open over the hilly countryside spot

Pouring: A flurry of crew members gathered around the namesake character with umbrellas in-hand as the heavens began to open over the hilly countryside spot

Accomplished: Emma was thrust into the spotlight following her portrayal of Princess Diana in The Crown

Accomplished: Emma was thrust into the spotlight following her portrayal of Princess Diana in The Crown

Starring alongside the Golden Globe winner will be Jack O’Connell, 31, whom fans will recognise from Channel 4’s This Is England. 

The last film adaption of Lady Chatterley’s Lover was in 2015 and featured Borgias star Holliday Grainger in the title tole, Game of Thrones’ Richard Madden as her gamekeeper lover and Happy Valley’s James Norton as her husband.

However after its release some viewers complained that there wasn’t enough nudity, despite shirtless scenes from Madden, with some taking to Twitter to call it ‘tame’.  

Wow! The glimpse of the film will certainly fill fans with excitement

Sleepy? At one point, Emma looked like she was about to drift off to sleep and she leant her head against the wheel during a grueling day of work

Sleepy? At one point, Emma looked like she was about to drift off to sleep and she leant her head against the wheel during a grueling day of work 

Impressive: She certainly looked the part in a spectacular outfit made up of a khaki green jumper paired with a maxi skirt flowing grey maxi skirt

Impressive: She certainly looked the part in a spectacular outfit made up of a khaki green jumper paired with a maxi skirt flowing grey maxi skirt

DH Lawrence’s novel about love across the social divide tells the story of Constance Chatterley, a married woman who seeks sexual satisfaction elsewhere after her husband is wounded in the First World War and left paralysed from the waist down.

Sir Clifford Chatterley is desperate for an heir to inherit his mining fortune so is not averse to the idea of Constance sleeping with other men – as long as they are from the right social class. 

Moving: DH Lawrence's novel about love across the social divide tells the story of Constance Chatterley, a married woman who seeks sexual satisfaction elsewhere after her husband is wounded in the First World War and left paralysed from the waist down

Moving: DH Lawrence’s novel about love across the social divide tells the story of Constance Chatterley, a married woman who seeks sexual satisfaction elsewhere after her husband is wounded in the First World War and left paralysed from the waist down

Having a blast! She appeared to be in her element as she drove through a lane in a retro Chitty Chitty Bang Bang style car

Having a blast! She appeared to be in her element as she drove through a lane in a retro Chitty Chitty Bang Bang style car

However he is mortified when he discovers that his wife has fallen in love with gamekeeper Oliver Mellors and is carrying his child.

In the 2015 adaptation, Lord Chatterley grants his wife a divorce so she can marry Mellors. But in the novel he refuses and Constance goes to live with her sister.     

Other adaptions include the 1993 BBC series which starred Sean Bean and Joely Richardson and was much steamier. 

Adaption: The last film version was in 2015 and featured Borgias star Holliday Grander in the title tole and Game of Thrones’ Richard Madden as her gamekeeper lover (pictured)

Adaption: The last film version was in 2015 and featured Borgias star Holliday Grander in the title tole and Game of Thrones’ Richard Madden as her gamekeeper lover (pictured)

Lady Chatterley’s Lover was also brought to the big screen in 1981, with Sylvia Kristel and Nicholas Clay having leading roles.

Lawrence’s book was first published in Italy in 1928 and subsequently banned in Britain, before becoming the first novel to be tested under the 1959 Obscene Publications Act for frequent use of the word ‘f***’ and its derivatives.

A full unexpurgated edition was finally released in 1960 following a six-day trial at the Old Bailey in which publishers Penguin was prosecuted for obscenity. 

Racy: The 2015 adaption left some some viewers complaining there wasn't enough nudity, despite several shirtless scenes from Madden

Racy: The 2015 adaption left some some viewers complaining there wasn’t enough nudity, despite several shirtless scenes from Madden 

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