Sanditon Season 2 Episode 1 will mark the premiere of the sophomore Season of the period drama. The fans of the show have been integral for the continuation of the series. For those out of the loop, ITV canceled the show back in 2019, after just one Season. There was a significantly vocal backlash among the fans, who campaigned for the show’s revival.
The fans were stuck with the effort for over 18 months, and it finally paid off. Not just its Second Season, Sanditon is coming back with Seasons 2 and 3. We can expect the third installment to arrive anytime in 2023. Meanwhile, let’s take a plunge into all that Episode 1 of Sanditon Season 2 will entail. Spoilers ahead!
Sanditon Season 2 Episode 1 Release Time & Preview
Sanditon Season 2 Episode 1 will release on Sunday, March 20, 2022, at 9:00 p.m. ET. The official synopsis for the Season 2 premiere reads, “Charlotte returns to Sanditon in unexpected circumstances. Army officers descend on the town, and Georgiana meets an intriguing artist. Esther Babington has to deal with having an unwanted encounter.” Olly Blackburn has directed the Episode with the teleplay from Andrew Davies.
Watch the Season Premiere Online — Streaming Details
Sanditon Season 2 will premiere on BritBox UK on Monday, March 21, 2022. In the US, it will be available to watch via PBS Masterpiece. It picked up the show and is producing the sophomore Season, as well as the third Season. Season 1 originally aired on ITV in the UK. However, due to ITV not wanting to produce more Seasons, the US broadcaster stepped in as a co-producer. The other co-producer is BritBox UK, the streaming service venture run by BBC and ITV.
Is there a Trailer for the New Season?
Yes, there is. Here’s a short tease on what’s to come in the Season premiere of Sanditon S2;
Who’s Returning for the Second Season — Cast Details
Rose Williams returns as the lead Charlotte Heywood. Crystal Clarke also reprises her role as Georgina Lambe. This Season also sees some new actors joining the main cast. These include Ben Lloyd Hughes, Tom Weston-Jones, Rosie Graham, Maxim Ays, Frank Blake, and Alexander Vlahos. Also returning this Season are Anne Reid, Turlough Convery, Charlotte Spencer, Kris Marshall, and Kate Ashfield. Furthermore, Mark Stanley, Leo Suter, and Jack Fox are also expected to reprise their roles as Lord Babington, Stringer, and Edward Denham.