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Fans compare Netflix’s new period drama Bridgerton to Gossip Girl

Julie Andrews narrates the series as Lady Whistledown, aka 19th century Gossip Girl

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While Gossip Girl may be leaving Netflix in the new year, fans of the show have a brand new series to fill the void.

Bridgerton dropped on the streaming giant on Christmas Day, and is already proving to be a huge hit with viewers.

Set in early 19th Century London, the series follows eight close-knitted siblings of the powerful Bridgerton family, as they attempt to find love.

Julie Andrews narrates the eight-part series as Lady Whistledown, an anonymous writer who’s regular column details the most scandalous gossip in the world of Regency London high society.

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Fans have taken to Twitter to share their love of the period drama, with many noting similarities between Bridgerton and Gossip Girl.

One viewer tweeted: “Bridgerton is Gossip Girl of the 1800s and I love it!”

A second wrote: “‘yours truly, lady whistledown’ is the new ‘xoxo, gossip girl.'”