Bridgerton's Regé-Jean Page gives his verdict on his Duke Of Hastings role

'He's Darcy as a 21st century f*** boy': Bridgerton's Regé-Jean Page gives his verdict on his Duke Of Hastings role and hopes viewers don't view diverse series as a 'colourblind production'

By Rebecca Davison for MailOnline

Published: 14:54 GMT, 4 January 2021 | Updated: 15:02 GMT, 4 January 2021

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He's certainly become popular after playing Simon Bassett, Duke Of Hastings in series Bridgerton. 

And actor Regé-Jean Page, 31, has described his devilishly handsome character as 'very much the societal heartthrob. Darcy as a 21st century f***-boy.' 

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Bridgerton, tells the story of the eldest daughter in a powerful and wealthy family, called Daphne, (Phoebe Dynevor), who wants to meet a man and get married.

'He's Darcy as a 21st century f*** boy': Bridgerton's Regé-Jean Page gave his verdict on his Duke role and hopes viewers don't view diverse series as a 'colourblind production'

'He's Darcy as a 21st century f*** boy': Bridgerton's Regé-Jean Page gave his verdict on his Duke role and hopes viewers don't view diverse series as a 'colourblind production'

Saucy: Bridgerton, tells the story of the eldest daughter in a powerful and wealthy family, called Daphne, (Phoebe Dynevor), who wants to meet a man and get married

Saucy: Bridgerton, tells the story of the eldest daughter in a powerful and wealthy family, called Daphne, (Phoebe Dynevor), who wants to meet a man and get married

She falls for the Duke who tells her he will never marry and what ensues is a rather complicated relationship fulls of misunderstandings and lots of sex scenes.

Bridgerton has been produced by Shonda Rhimes, adapted from the bestselling novels from Julia Quinn. 

And talking to Square Mile, Regé-Jean, the son of a Zimbabwean nurse and an English preacher, said

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