As the Sanditon summer regatta approaches, Sidney wrestles with his feelings towards an old flame and Young Stringer reveals his feelings to Charlotte. With Lady Denham at death's door, the tensions ...
The 2 hour film (part of a larger work) takes up the story from where Austen left it, and addresses the issue of what Sir Edward Denham (Pete Ashmore) and Clara Brereton (Lucy-Jane Quinlan)... See full summary »
Royal Navy captain Wentworth was haughtily turned down eight years ago as suitor of pompous baronet Sir Walter Elliot's daughter Anne, despite true love. Now he visits their former seaside ... See full summary »
If you're a self-proclaimed Austenite you'll probably hate the series, but if you watch it for what it is instead of what it's based on, you'll probably love it or at least enjoy it. The writing and acting is good, the jokes are funny, the lead female protagonist is smart and outspoken but not faultless and grows with each episode, and the chemistry and slow build up of romance between her and her love interest is the best I've seen from a period drama in a while. There are a couple of subplots that don't really interest me, but other than that this is a great series for period drama lovers.
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