Show Synopsis

Emmy and Bafta-winning writer Andrew Davies brings Jane Austen’s unfinished last novel vividly to life. Sanditon’s a place that’s changing fast.

This once sleepy fishing village is transforming into a fashionable spa resort. Changing alongside it is the impulsive and unconventional Charlotte Heywood, who swaps her quiet rural home for the intrigues and dalliances of a seaside town on the make.

The plot twists and turns as it exposes the hidden agendas of characters whose fortunes depend on Sanditon’s commercial success. People such as the visionary entrepreneur Tom Parker, mixed-race heiress Miss Lambe, and charismatic but complicated Sidney Parker. Follow Charlotte’s journey to discover herself – and find love on her own terms.


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Episode 1, Series 1

Friday February 4 at 2:25pm


Episode 1 | Series 1

A chance accident brings Charlotte Heywood to Sanditon, a seaside resort on the cusp of dramatic change.

Episode 2, Series 1

Monday February 7 at 2:30pm


Episode 2 | Series 1

Charlotte and Sidney clash again, only for Charlotte to be left confused by a chance encounter. Tensions surround Miss Lambe's arrival in Sanditon.

Episode 3, Series 1

Tuesday February 8 at 2:35pm


Episode 3 | Series 1

Charlotte sets out to avoid Sidney, until a serious accident forces them together and to reappraise each other.

Episode 4, Series 1

Wednesday February 9 at 2:35pm


Episode 4 | Series 1

The arrival of Miss Lambe's forbidden love causes Charlotte to question her opinion of Sidney. Meanwhile, Clara witnesses a moment between Esther and Sir Edward.

Episode 5, Series 1

Thursday February 10 at 2:35pm


Episode 5 | Series 1

Tensions between Tom and his labourers erupt during the Sanditon cricket match. Charlotte and Sidney continue to clash, resulting in Miss Lambe being placed in terrible danger.

Episode 6, Series 1

Friday February 11 at 2:30pm


Episode 6 | Series 1

Charlotte and Sidney are at loggerheads but must work together to try and rescue Miss Lambe. Meanwhile, Tom tries to save Sanditon and his marriage.

Episode 7, Series 1

Monday February 14 at 2:40pm


Episode 7 | Series 1

As the Sanditon summer regatta approaches, Sidney wrestles with his feelings towards an old flame and Young Stringer reveals his feelings to Charlotte.

Episode 8, Series 1

Tuesday February 15 at 2:45pm


Episode 8 | Series 1

On the night of the Midsummer Ball, romantic interests are finally resolved. But events conspire to leave Charlotte and the Parker family facing impossible choices.

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