Bridgerton’s Phoebe Dynevor looks unrecognisable as she stars in Waterloo Road as a teenager

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Bridgerton has fast became the most talked about shows since its release on Netflix.

The cast of the hit period drama is led by Phoebe Dynevor, who plays Daphne Bridgerton, the young debutante on a quest to find a suitable husband.

Eagle eyed telly fans quickly clocked where they knew the actress from and it’s none other than school based soap Waterloo Road.

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The now 25 year old made her TV debut in Waterloo Road when she was just 14 years old – playing the role of school girl Siobhan Mailey.

The show is shaping up to be a Waterloo Road reunion after Pheobe’s costar Rege Jean-Page also had a role in the same show.

The lead actor who plays opposite the actress in the role of Simon Basset, Duke of Hastings was teacher Guy Braxton in two episodes of the BBC show.

While Rege has also played roles in the likes of Harry Potter, Phoebe later played Lottie Mott in the TV adaption of Snatch.

She starred alongside Rupert Grint, Luke Pasqualino, and another Waterloo Road alumni Lucien Laviscount as a group of young hustlers in the TV adaption the Guy Richie's film.

In 2015, the actress starred in BBC adaption Dickensian portraying the role of Martha Cratchitt.

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Her most recent role before Bridgerton was in the US show Younger in which she portrayed the character Clare.

Another star of Bridgerton who viewers quickly recognised from another hit show is Violet Bridgerton, who plays the matriarch in the hit series.

Yes you may well recognise the actress as Tracy Beaker's mum Carly, to the surprise of viewers.

The actress, whose name is Ruth Gemmell, was well known for her role in the hit show and fans were quick to point out her acting history.

Fans couldn’t help but laugh at the fact that Tracy used to say her mum was a famous actress, and it turns out she wasn’t wrong after all.

Bridgerton is the latest offering from the writer Shona Rhimes who brought us Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy and most recently How To Get Away With Murder.

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