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Sanditon review - every period drama box is ticked

7 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

It's clear where Andrew Davies takes over from Jane Austen in this adaptation of her unfinished novel It is a truth recently acknowledged that Andrew Davies, grandfather of the sexed-up British period drama, used all the existing material from Jane Austen's final novel in the first half hour of his adaptation of Sanditon. This - the one most of us haven't read, and which has never before been adapted for the screen - is the fragment Austen abandoned unfinished in March 1817. She died four months later, leaving behind 11 chapters of a strange fiction about encroaching modernity in the...
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Sanditon review: Jane Austen meets Love Island in this sexed up, cringe-worthy adaptation of her last, unfinished novel

7 monthes ago   |   By The Independent

The new ITV drama from prolific adaptor Andrew Davies is full of cliche and lacking in nuance
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How closely is Sanditon based on Jane Austen's original unfinished novel?

How closely is Sanditon based on Jane Austen's original unfinished novel?

7 monthes ago   |   By Radio Times

The novel Sanditon may have been left unfinished by Jane Austen when she died, but now the story has been adapted and continued as an eight-part drama on ITV.
Was there a black heiress in Jane Austen's original Sanditon?
Meet the cast of ITV's Sanditon
Andrew Davies: Jane Austen's Sanditon is ‘a bit like Love Island'
But how closely does it follow her original story? What has been added, and what has been left out? And what about the - ahem - scene of a sexual nature in episode one? Here's what you need to know...
How much of Sanditon is based on Jane Austen's work?
In March 1817, after...
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