Let’s start with the obvious. “She is an appalling old woman. But she holds the fate of Sanditon in her hands.” Tom Parker’s statement pretty much sums it up. The question remains, how did she end up this way? Jane Austen’s version of Lady Denham in the original Sanditon isContinue Reading

After writing about Tom Parker, it’s time to look at Mary Parker. Below are the clips from Jane Austen’s novel, Sanditon, and the peek given into Mary’s personality. And Mrs. Parker was as evidently a gentle, amiable, sweet-tempered woman, the properest wife in the world for a man of strongContinue Reading

Gosh, where do you start with this guy? I suppose we can take a look at how Jane Austen created him in the first eleven chapters of Sanditon and then take it from there. Mr. Parker’s character and history were soon unfolded. All that he understood of himself, he readilyContinue Reading

Released December 19, 2021 – Masterpiece Studios There’s romance afoot on the Sanditon shores, with five new male characters heading to the resort in the upcoming second season. Masterpiece PBS Finally, episode three posted this morning about the new men of Sanditon. Lots of goodies in the podcast that ran forContinue Reading

Thank goodness for the light in the world! Yes, there’s a dark side to fandom, but there is also the bright side to fandom. In the case of Sanditon, it’s a cause, a victory, and rejoicing. Sanditon will rise from the ashes as sure as eggs are eggs. (Thomas Parker)Continue Reading

It’s hard to believe, but today, December 17, 2021, marks the end of filming for Season 3 of Sanditon. Season 2 was wrapped up a while ago, and after 44 days of filming, Season 3 is done! Can you believe it? The hopes and dreams of fans have been realized,Continue Reading

Sanditon is a very different kind of Austen adaptation. Because it’s based on her final, unfinished novel, writer Andrew Davies had the freedom to expand the original story beyond Austen’s original plot. In theory, that means a season two is possible, but until now, it’s been unclear if the costumeContinue Reading

The images include Charlotte (Rose Williams) taking up the role of governess to Augusta Markham (Eloise Webb), Alexander Colbourne’s ward and niece, who at the age of 17 pushes against authority and soon gives Charlotte a run for her money. Charlotte’s spirited younger sister, Alison Heywood (Rosie Graham) comes toContinue Reading

PBS long-running anthology series Masterpiece has announced that hit drama Sanditon has been renewed for both a second and third season. That’s quite the turnaround after the show was initially canceled by original network ITV in December 2019, a month before it even premiered stateside. Sanditon Renewed for Two MoreContinue Reading

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 asContinue Reading

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 itContinue Reading

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 theContinue Reading