Drama

Sanditon

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.

Episodes

  • Episode 1: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    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

  • Crystal Clarke on Georgiana Lambe: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Crystal Clarke on Georgiana Lambe

    S1 E4 - 1m 59s

    Sanditon star Crystal Clarke discusses her character, the strong-willed Georgiana Lambe, and what it was like bringing her to life on-screen.

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    The Cast Plays Would You Rather?

    S1 E5 - 2m 58s

    Hilarity ensues when Theo James, Rose Williams & Crystal Clarke play a Sanditon themed game of "Would You Rather?" together.

  • Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview

    S1 E5 - 29s

    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.

  • Jane Austen Lessons: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Jane Austen Lessons

    S1 E5 - 5m 25s

    The cast and creator discuss the journeys of the characters in Sanditon, and the lessons they all learn along the way in the story.

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    Scene

    S1 E5 - 51s

    When Sidney's cricket team is down a player, who will step in to save the match?

  • Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview

    S1 E6 - 29s

    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.

  • Jane Austen Untamed: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Jane Austen Untamed

    S1 E6 - 5m 29s

    Hear the cast and creator Andrew Davies discuss how Sanditon pushes the boundaries of classic Jane Austen stories.

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    Scene

    S1 E6 - 1m 18s

    Edward, Esther and Clara stay close by Lady Denham's sickbed, and contemplate what steps to take next.

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    Sidney & Charlotte

    S1 E7 - 1m 38s

    Take a look back on Sidney and Charlotte's swoon-worthy love story moments so far!

  • Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview

    S1 E7 - 29s

    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?

  • Jane Austen Unspoken: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Jane Austen Unspoken

    S1 E7 - 5m 31s

    Creator Andrew Davies discusses the powerful, unspoken moments in Sanditon and in other classic Jane Austen stories.

Schedule

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    Sanditon on Masterpiece: TVSS: Iconic

    Sanditon

    Thursday
    Feb 29

    1 Hour

    Charlotte starts her new job as governess for the mysterious Alexander Colbourne; Alison longs for her knight in shining armor; Georgiana receives bad news; Tom and Colonel Lennox make plans for Sanditon's development.
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    Sanditon on Masterpiece: TVSS: Iconic

    Sanditon

    Thursday
    Mar 7

    1 Hour

    Charlotte and Alexander Colbourne reach an understanding as she and Colonel Lennox enjoy a close encounter; Alison falls for her new beau; Clara seeks Esther's help.

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