I love period dramas. Naturally, I am a Jane Austen enthusiast and a fan of Sanditon and have started this website as a place of reflection in anticipation of Sanditon Seasons 2 and 3, soon to be aired on PBS Masterpiece and BritBoxUK on March 20, 2022. When the first Sanditon episode is released, I’m going to rejoice in the return of many characters, be enthralled and interested in the new characters, and eventually dissect every episode for my own enjoyment. What results are obtained from that close observation and reflection, will be my own thoughts and do not necessarily represent the creators or other fans. This site is meant to be a fan-based celebration and a place of reflection. Comments will be moderated but are welcome!

While we wait for the show to air in March of 2022, I am occupying myself by posting about the various characters in Sanditon season one. As new characters arrive, I’ll also add them to the list. In addition, I’m recapping some of the podcasts as released by PBS Masterpiece. Subscribe to receive email notices of new posts, news, and tidbits about the show you might find interesting.

Below is the countdown to the first episode based on Pacific Standard Time. No doubt when it airs, everyone on the east coast of the USA will probably be on Twitter with comments and spoilers three hours earlier!

A heartfelt thanks to the talented writers, cast, and crew who have worked so hard to give us two new seasons of Sanditon. Thanks to BritBoxUK and PBS Masterpiece for bringing Sanditon back for the fans to enjoy. I know that we will be amazed when it arrives.

Just released January 20, 2022! Thank you, PBS!


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Sanditon Season 2 – Episode 1


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The History of Sanditon from Austen to Today

Sanditon by Jane Austen

Jane Austen was no stranger to seaside resorts, having visited Worthing, which was “much frequented by people of fashion, on account of the fine sands, which are esteemed the best in the kingdom.” It rose in popularity as a smart resort. Jane’s inspiration for the story and characters, such…Continue Reading

Created & Cancelled

Sanditon is a Red Planet Pictures production for ITV in the United Kingdom, co-produced with Masterpiece PBS in association with BBC Studios Distribution. It first aired on August 2, 2019, consisting of eight episodes. Subsequently, it aired on Masterpiece PBS on January 12, 2020. However, before it even made…Continue Reading

Seasons 2 & 3

When news hit the airwaves on May 7, 2021, that Sanditon was renewed for Seasons 2 and 3, a roar of delight ascended to the heavens. Masterpiece announced with Red Planet Pictures the renewal, along with streaming with a UK partner, BritBoxUK. However, the announcement soon became bittersweet with…Continue Reading

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