In the wake of a new theatrical version of Emma and the U.S. broadcast of new series Sanditon earlier this year, 2020 has proven a pretty great year to be a Jane Austen fan. And with everything going on in the world right now, there may still be no better time to turn to Austen’s works for some much-needed escape.
Lacy and Ani welcome their first podcast guest, Telly Visions contributor Janet Mullany, for a roundtable dish about Sanditon, everything that went right and wrong with its first season, and how it fits into the Jane Austen canon.
The controversial ending to period dramaSanditon has left fans reeling, and many wonder - what's next? Here's what we know about the show's future, and whether you can expect to see Sidney and Charlotte again.
Sanditon is the only novel by Jane Austen to feature a black character. But given the diversity of late Georgian society, wouldn't her contemporary readers have assumed people of color were there anyway?