‘Sanditon’ recap: What happened in Episode 5?

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

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 fifth episode, which aired at 9pm on Sunday 22nd September 2019:

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.

Lord Babington offers Esther a glimpse of a better future.

Jane Austen’s Sanditon book is available on Amazon.