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A First Look at Sanditon Series 3

First images of the highly anticipated third season of Jane Austen period drama Sanditon have been released.

The new series features fan favourite Regency characters including Rose Williams as Charlotte Heywood, Cai Brigden as Ralph Starling, Ben Lloyd-Hughes as Alexander Colbourne, Crystal Clarke as Georgiana Lambe and introducing Edward Davis as Lord Montrose.

Familiar faces return with Kris Marshall as determined town developer Tom Parker alongside Kate Ashfield as Mary Parker. Anne Reid’s tour de force Lady Denham is back, as well Jack Fox as Edward Denham and Turlough Convery as Arthur Parker. Season three sees Colbourne’s ward Augusta Markham played by Eloise Webb return, with Kevin Eldon as Reverend Hankins and Adrian Scarborough as Dr Fuchs.

Series three brings viewers back to the burgeoning seaside resort of Sanditon following the romances, friendships, and struggles of Charlotte, Georgiana, the Parker family and the Denhams. But will new visitors to the picturesque coastal town ruffle some feathers amongst our stalwarts of Sanditon?

Find the images here.

The new series will premiere in 2023 on MASTERPIECE on PBS in the US. In the UK the series airs on BritBox and ITV, with a transmission date yet to be confirmed. Justin Young (Death in Paradise) is lead writer and executive producer. Andrew Davies, who originally created the drama, wrote and executive produced. Colin Bytheway, Janice Okoh, Ellen Taylor and Robin French also write for the series.

The series producer is Rebecca Hedderly (Casualty), the producers are Ian Hogan (Black Mirror) and Amy Rodriguez (Harlots) and lead director is Jennie Paddon (Death in Paradise). Executive producers are Belinda Campbell and Tim Key for Red Planet Pictures, Susanne Simpson for MASTERPIECE and Chloe Tucker for ITV/BritBox UK. BBC Studios are the international distributors of all three series. PBS Distribution is the distributor of all three seasons in the US and Canada.