‘Sanditon’ start date in UK confirmed: When is Season 2 on BritBox?

BritBox has revealed today when the second season of Sanditon starts in the UK!

The popular period drama series received a surprise renewal earlier this year after an amazing fan campaign.

Based on Jane Austen’s unfinished final novel, Sanditon originally premiered over two years ago on ITV.

Season 2 began shooting this summer in Bristol, England.

While Theo James isn’t reprising his role as Sidney, there will be six new regular cast members and a number of key characters from Season 1 are back.

It was previously confirmed that the new season of Sanditon will premiere in the US at 9/8c on Sunday 20th March 2022 on Masterpiece on PBS.

We can now officially announce that Season 2 will launch in the UK just a few hours later on Monday 21st March 2022 on BritBox.

Each new episode will then debut weekly in both the US and the UK.

Following the premiere window on BritBox in the UK, Sanditon will air on ITV for viewers who aren’t subscribed to BritBox.

The official synopsis for Season 2 reads: “The new series picks up with heroine Charlotte Heywood (Rose Williams) returning to the picturesque coastal resort, as the town is growing in popularity.

“Determined as ever to live a life less ordinary, Charlotte takes up the role of governess to Augusta Markham and Leo Colbourne both of whom soon give Charlotte a run for her money and bring her into conflict with Alexander Colbourne.

“Charlotte’s spirited younger sister, Alison Heywood 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 make Sanditon their new base.

“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?”

A third season of Sanditon has also been commissioned by BritBox and PBS, which we expect to premiere in 2023.

Sanditon is available on DVD on Amazon.