In the world of Shondaland’s hit Netflix series Bridgerton, mixing and mingling amid the ton is the only way to see and be seen in high society — which isn’t as easy as it may sound. Members of the aristocracy are constantly watched and judged as they attend balls and other social gatherings. As such, they must act accordingly, lest they be ostracized. So, what does it take to make it in the lavish and cutthroat ton? We decided to go to the source to find out. In this video — featuring exclusive interviews with Jonathan Bailey, Nicola Coughlan, Charithra Chandran, Claudia Jessie, Golda Rosheuvel, Luke Thompson, Adjoa Andoh, Ruth Gemmell, Luke Newton, Phoebe Dynevor, and others — the cast and crew of Bridgerton explore what it took to make it in the ton during the Regency era and how it surprisingly relates to today’s modern social scene.

Video: Ryan Wheeler | Instagram: @ryanwheelervideo

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