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Sanditon Season 2 ! ITV Withdraws From Production Of Sanditon

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Sanditon Season 2

Sanditon Season 2: Sanditon is a British series. By nature, it is a historical drama. The series is an adaptation of the manuscript by Jane Austen. Andrew Davies has adapted the manuscripts into the series. The manuscripts written by Jane are unfinished she died before completing it. She could only write 24,000 words or eleven chapters. The series premiered in iTV originally. Later it was also released on PBS after they started supporting the production. It comes as a part of Masterpiece anthology in PBS.

Sanditon Season 2
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ITV Withdraws From Production Of Sanditon

In January, the series got a shock when its producer ITV decided to stop their affiliation with the series. Until then, the show was a joint production between iTV and PBS Masterpiece. This meant that PBS Masterpiece would have to bring a new production house for funding the series. Due to the nature of the series, the series has high production costs. This raised several questions on the renewal of series for a second season. Fans of the show were particularly worried as the central characters Charlotte and Sidney did not get the fairy tale ending as expected.

What Is The Status Of Sanditon Season 2?

After what happened in January, many people were speculating that the second season would not come. The fear of the fans came true when PBS Masterpiece announced that they are not planning to renew the season. They took to Twitter to inform the fans of the show about this. Their statement said,

β€œDear #SanditonPBS fans: We want to thank you sincerely for your support during our broadcast. We love the series and wish it could go on; however, at this time, there are no plans for another season. You’ll be the first to know if that changes!”

Sanditon Season 2
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What Can The Fans Of Sanditon Hope For?

The cancellation of the show was rather shocking for the fans. One of the writers revealed that they kept the ending like that keeping in mind about season 2 for the series. This is not the first time a show got cancelled. Even before, shows like Lucifer and Brooklyn Nine-Nine got cancelled by their production house. However, they survived it when other production houses showed interest to renew the series. The fans can hope for the series to be picked up by Netflix, Prime, or any other network.

Sanditon Season 2:Cast

Some of the characters played a role in the following season were:-

  • Mary Parker played by Kate Ashfield
  • Charlotte Heywood played by Rose Williams
  • Georgian Lambe played by Crystal Clarke
  • Arthur Parker played by Turlough Convery
  • Sir Edward Denham played by Jack Fox
  • Tom Parker played by Chris Marshal
  • Mr. Crowe played by Matthew Needham
  • Sidney Parker played by Theo James

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