Sex scenes in “Bridgerton” and “Sex Education”: Snails served as a model for star Simone Ashley


Jun 24, 2022 at 1:31 p.m

“Bridgerton” and “Sex Education” star Simone Ashley recently revealed in an interview how she prepared for the sex scenes of the two series. Snails played a part in this.


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  • The Netflix series “Bridgerton” and “Sex Education” are both known for their sex scenes.
  • In an interview, actress Simone Ashley, who starred in both series, revealed how she prepared for these scenes.
  • Among other things, she studied the mating behavior of snails.

The Netflix series “Bridgerton” is known for its hot sex scenes. Season 1 in particular was where things really got going. In an interview, season 2 lead actress Simone Ashley revealed how she prepared for the intimate scenes on ‘Bridgerton’ and ‘Sex Education.’


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On the Los Angeles Times podcast The Envelope, Ashley spoke about the sexual intimacy workshop she attended and how she watched snails mating to better understand the mechanics of the scenes.

“In ‘Sex Education’ we had a workshop on sexual intimacy where we completely broke the ice and everything that was said was very embarrassing or very vulnerable, but it was a safe, intimate space. And we have that Exploring movement of different animals to represent different speeds or different sexualities or how sensual something can be, for example we looked at how snails mate […].

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Sex scenes are treated like a dance, Ashley said, adding that “Sex Education” had amazing intimacy coordinators who helped portray those awkward, awkward, but also very normal teenage moments.

She also felt safe on the set of “Bridgerton”. She and co-star Jonathan Bailey have been very well heard and cared for, resulting in a safe and comfortable environment.

Bridgerton returns to Netflix for Season 3 in early 2023. The fans of “Sex Education” are looking forward to season 4. This could be released as early as September 2022. Until the new episodes start, you can pass the time with the Netflix innovations.

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