Bridgerton the musical? The viral songs by Abigail Barlow taking over TikTok

Phoebe Dynevor in Bridgerton.
Phoebe Dynevor in Bridgerton.
Photo: Liam Daniel/Netflix
  • A Bridgerton musical on Tik Tok is reaching viral fame.
  • Creator Abigail Barlow told People that she was inspired by a line of dialogue by one of the characters.
  • To date, Abigail and piano prodigy Emily Bear have written 11 songs.

It should come as no surprise that Bridgerton fever has taken over the world.

Netflix announced that the regency era drama is the streaming service's biggest show ever. It was watched by a record 82 million households across the globe.

READ MORE | Bridgerton sets new record as biggest series ever on Netflix 

The show has also reached viral fame with parodies making its way onto TikTok and Instagram. One of them is a Bridgeton musical by Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear.

In an interview with People, Abigail said she was inspired by a line spoken by Lord Henry Granville (Julian Ovenden).

"You have no idea what it's like to be in a room with someone you can't live without, and feel like they're oceans away from you."

She added: "If that's not a song, I don't know what is."

The 22-year-old then released a sample of her song on TikTok.


That clip was just the beginning. She then released another one titled Burn For You, a duet between Daphne Bridgerton (Phoebe Dynevor) and Simon Basset (Regé-Jean Page). It raked up 4.5 million views and 764 000 likes.


Realising she was on to something she contacted 19-year-old piano prodigy Emily, whom she had worked with before on a musical adaptation of The Bling Ring. To date, they have written 11 songs that could be used for a musical production.


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