Sanditon – First Look at the second season and cast changes

Despite it’s 2019 cancellation, the show based on Jane Austen’s unfinished novel is returning. While the itv adaptation of Sanditon, helmed by Andrew Davies, originally failed to do the numbers for itv, it has been revived thanks to a co-production deal involving Masterpiece on PBS and UK streamer Britbox. While the first season ended with … >

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Dakota Johnson in persuasion

Jane Austen’s Persuasion starring Dakota Johnson coming to Netflix

With Regency romance period drama very much in vogue, Netflix are bringing Jane Austen’s Persuasion to our screens and it will star Dakota Johnson Dakota Johnson (Fifty Shades of Grey) will star an adaptation of Persuasion for Netflix. Here’s what we’ve learned so far… For one thing this will not be a period drama, but a modern … >

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‘Doctor Who’ writer Mark Gatiss hints at Jane Austen story

Mark Gatiss has hinted that English novelist Jane Austen could appear in an upcoming Doctor Who episode. The Sherlock co-creator has previously written six episodes for Doctor Who, including last year’s ‘Cold War’ and ‘The Crimson Horror’. His first Doctor Who episode, 2005’s ‘The Unquiet Dead’, featured Charles Dickens. Speaking at a recent Q&A session … >

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