Sanditon series 2 trailer
London, 14th February: BritBox UK today released a trailer for the highly anticipated second season of Sanditon, which will be available exclusively on the platform on 21st March, following its premiere on MASTERPIECE on PBS.
Sanditon, the acclaimed drama based on Jane Austen’s final, unfinished novel and developed by Emmy®- and BAFTA-winning writer Andrew Davies, left fans in suspense and clamouring for more with the first season’s heart-breaking finale. The new series picks up the action nine months later, as the town grows in popularity, and features characters familiar and new.
Charlotte (Rose Williams) taking up the role of governess to Augusta Wilson (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 to Sanditon to pursue her own romantic dream, and joined by The Parkers, the second series promises new romances, friendships and challenges for the residents as the Army makes Sanditon their new base.
The Parkers are back, as Tom Parker (Kris Marshall) strives to rebuild Sanditon. But there are many unforeseen issues awaiting him, while the secrets and lies of the dysfunctional Denhams continue to rock the foundations of the sunny seaside town. And, in her last summer season before turning 21, Georgiana Lambe (Crystal Clarke), keen to forge her own identity, gets up to mischief in the name of love…but will she run the risk of being lonelier than ever before?
The second series of Sanditon will air on the ITV following the premiere window on BritBox UK.
About BritBox UK
BritBox is a digital video subscription service created by the BBC and ITV. The service brings the very best in past, present and future British programming and award-winning content to viewers all in one place for £5.99 per month in HD. British TV boxsets from All 4 and British films from Film 4 are also available. The service includes high quality factual and entertainment content from Channel 5 plus original British comedies from Comedy Central UK. BritBox features the biggest collection of British content available on any streaming service, and brand new commissions for British production companies specifically created for BritBox. BritBox also offers expert curation and playlists that will enable viewers to easily find programmes they know and discover new favourites via web, mobile, tablet, connected TVs and streaming devices including Fire TV, Apple TV, Freesat & Chromecast. Content on BritBox can be downloaded and viewed offline where rights allow.
About Red Planet Pictures
Red Planet Pictures creates ambitious and engaging drama. Run by Joint Managing Directors, Belinda Campbell and Alex Jones, Red Planet Pictures is an independent production company which has built a reputation for making dramas with high-quality storytelling which are loved by audiences across the globe.
Red Planet Pictures has produced some of the UK’s most successful dramas of recent years, including BBC One ratings hit Death in Paradise—which this year celebrated a decade on screen with the broadcast of the tenth series (at the start of 2021 regularly gaining weekly audiences of over 8 million and over 33% share) and two further series commissioned and - SANDITON, an epic adaptation of the unfinished Jane Austen novel by Emmy and BAFTA-Award winning writer Andrew Davies for ITV and MASTERPIECE, which has been renewed for two further series by MASTERPIECE and BritBox UK, and films across the summer.
The indie, which was founded by award-winning showrunner and Executive Chairman Tony Jordan in 2006, also produced the innovative, ambitious and critically acclaimed 20-part drama Dickensian and flagship World War I drama The Passing Bells for BBC One as well as the big-budget action adventure series Hooten & The Lady for Sky One. In June 2021, multinational content creator and producer Asacha Media Group acquired a controlling stake in Red Planet Pictures, in a deal that will further the ambitions of both companies to produce high-end, popular drama that resonates on a global stage.
This year sees Red Planet Pictures broaden their slate still further with the devastating thriller Our House, based on the award-winning, best-selling novel by Louise Candlish and adapted by Simon Ashdown for ITV, currently in production.
For more information, visit: redplanetpictures.co.uk
Winner of 83 Primetime Emmys® and 18 Peabody Awards, MASTERPIECE has been essential Sunday-night viewing for millions of fans since 1971. Susanne Simpson is the executive producer and Rebecca Eaton is the executive producer-at-large for the series. Funding for MASTERPIECE is provided by Viking and Raymond James with additional support from public television viewers and contributors to The MASTERPIECE Trust. Produced for PBS by GBH Boston, MASTERPIECE is known for hits such as All Creatures Great and Small, Sherlock, Downton Abbey and Victoria, and for beloved classics such as Upstairs Downstairs, Prime Suspect, The Forsyte Saga and Poldark.
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