‘Sanditon’ recap: What happened in Episode 2?

ITV’s new adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sanditon continued in the UK last night.

Based on the author’s unfinished final novel, the eight-part mini-series stars Rose Williams (Curfew), Theo James (Downton Abbey), Kris Marshall (Death in Paradise) and Anne Reid (Last Tango in Halifax).

Here’s a plot recap for the second episode, which aired at 9pm on Sunday 1st September 2019:

Charlotte and Sidney clash again, only for Charlotte to be left confused by a chance encounter.

Tensions surrounding Miss Lambe’s arrival in Sanditon erupt at Lady Denham’s grand pineapple luncheon.

Esther and Edward realise that Clara poses a significant threat to their ambitions.

Jane Austen’s Sanditon book is available on Amazon.