Andrew Davies hints at second series for Jane Austen adaptation Sanditon

ITV's eight-part drama will leave audiences hungry for more, says screenwriter Davies

Rose Williams, ITV

ITV’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s last and unfinished novel Sanditon will leave audiences wanting a second series, according to screenwriter Andrew Davies.


The series is set in the eponymous Sanditon, an English seaside resort which aspires to be fashionable, and follows Charlotte (Curfew’s Rose Williams), a young woman from a respectable country family, who travels to the resort and makes the acquaintance of several eligible young men…

Asked about any plans for a second season, Davies revealed: “We haven’t had much chance to talk about it yet, but yeah, I do have a few ideas. And in fact the way we end series one, I hope we then get to a point where an audience says, ‘You can’t leave it at that!’

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