Sanditon is based on Jane Austen’s final and unfinished novel, and tells the story of Charlotte Heywood (Rose Williams), a spirited and somewhat impulsive young woman who travels from her rural English home to an up-and-coming seaside resort town to reinvent herself.

Episode 1

47m 29s

A chance encounter brings Charlotte Heywood to the developing seaside resort of Sanditon, where she meets the town’s eclectic residents, including brooding bachelor Sidney Parker and the mysterious Miss Lambe.


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    Episode 1

    S1 E1 - 47m 29s

    A chance encounter brings Charlotte Heywood to the developing seaside resort of Sanditon, where she meets the town’s eclectic residents, including brooding bachelor Sidney Parker and the mysterious Miss Lambe.

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    Episode 2

    S1 E2 - 46m 54s

    Lady Denham plans an elaborate luncheon to welcome the wealthy West Indian heiress Miss Lambe to town – and to seal a match for her nephew, Edward. Charlotte and Sidney have an awkward confrontation.

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    Episode 3

    S1 E3 - 46m 49s

    In the wake of an uncomfortable encounter, Charlotte does all she can to avoid Sidney, but an emergency unites them. An angry Young Stringer confronts Tom Parker over an injustice. Meanwhile, Tom finds a doctor for the town, but Lady Denham proves hard to win over.

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    Episode 4

    S1 E4 - 47m 36s

    Charlotte and Sidney clash over Miss Lambe’s love life, and Charlotte strikes up a new friendship. At Denham House, Clara witnesses a scene that raises her suspicions. Lord Babington makes his romantic intentions known, but faces being rebuffed.

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    Episode 5

    S1 E5 - 47m 38s

    Tensions come to a head when Young Stringer, desperate for answers, threatens a worker boycott of the annual cricket match with Sanditon’s gentlemen. Charlotte and Miss Lambe hatch a secret plan sure to draw ire from Sanditon’s residents.

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    Episode 6

    S1 E6 - 47m 44s

    Charlotte and Sidney must reconcile enough in order to search for a missing Sanditon resident. Meanwhile, Tom fights to save Sanditon and his marriage, and Edward and Clara hatch a cunning plot to seize Lady Denham’s legacy.

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    Episode 7

    S1 E7 - 47m 32s

    With Sanditon’s regatta fast approaching, the success of the resort hangs in the balance—as do a number of romances. How will Charlotte, Sidney, and others fare in the sport of love?

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    Episode 8

    S1 E8 - 47m

    It is the night of the Midsummer Ball, and romance, jealousy, and betrayal fill the air. Devastating events conspire to leave Charlotte and the Parker family facing difficult choices.

Extras + Features

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    Rose Williams and Theo James star in this new adaptation of the unfinished Jane Austen novel scripted by Emmy Award winner Andrew Davies. Premiering on MASTERPIECE on PBS on Sunday, January 12, 2020.

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    Welcome to Sanditon! See a teaser for the all-new drama now.

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    Official Preview

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    Tune in on Sunday, Jan. 12 at 9/8c for the premiere of Sanditon, based on Jane Austen's final, unfinished work. Starring Theo James, Rose Williams, Kris Marshall and more.

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    Inside Look

    S1 - 2m

    Learn more about the process of bringing Jane Austen's final, unfinished work to life on screen in Sanditon.

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    Sidney & Charlotte Preview

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    Will it be love or loathing for young Charlotte Heywood (Rose Williams) and the mysterious Sidney Parker (Theo James) in Sanditon?

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    Girl Power Preview

    S1 - 55s

    Meet the headstrong, outspoken, and independent ladies taking Sanditon by storm.

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    Escape Preview

    S1 - 33s

    "Sanditon... what a place." Pack your bags and get ready for the beguiling world of Sanditon!

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    Jane Austen Endures

    S1 E1 - 5m 37s

    The cast and creator of Sanditon discuss the legacy of literary icon Jane Austen, and the importance of her work in today's world.

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    S1 E1 - 1m 4s

    Charlotte gets better acquainted with some of Sanditon's residents, including Edward Denham.

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    This Season On Sanditon

    S1 E1 - 2m 25s

    Get a glimpse at all the drama, romance and more to come on this season of Sanditon.


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