Some Thoughts on the Sanditon Screen Adaptation

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As a Jane Austen fan, I’ve followed the birth of the screen adaptation of Sanditon in this blog. Having seen the series and allowed my brain to properly chew it for a couple of months, now it’s time to share some of my throughts. Note: Spoiler warning is in effect! According to IMDB, the main…

Cast Announced for Andrew Davies’ Miniseries Version of Sanditon

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In 2018 we got news that a screen version of Jane Austen’s unfinished novel Sanditon was being produced. Now we also know some of the cast! According to the PBS, Rose Williams will play the protagonist Charlotte Heywood and Theo James appears as Sidney Parker, a young man she meets at the up-and-coming seaside resort…

A New Hope for a Sanditon Adaptation

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Over two years ago, I spotted news that a screen adaptation of Jane Austen’s unfinished last work, Sanditon, was in development by Fluidity Films. To all appearances, their project never got any further than that. Now there is a another project commissioned by ITV and executive produced by Rebecca Eaton at Masterpiece with Belinda Campbell…

Sanditon: Another New Jane Austen Screen Adaptation

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According to ScreenDaily.com, a film adaptation of Jane Austen’s last work Sanditon is underway. Austen finished only the first 11 chapters of Sanditon before she passed in July 1817. The movie is based on a completed version of Sanditon by Marie Dobbs; the screenplay was written by Simon Reade. It’s to be directed by Jim…

A New Emma Production Is Filming

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Great news for Janeites! Just after I blogged about the casting for Sanditon series penned by Andrew Davies, I found out that we’re about to get a new screen version of Emma! It’s written by Eleanor Catton and directed by Autumn de Wilde. Neither name is familiar to me, but I do recognize a few…

How Do You Like Your Coffee Chart a la Pride and Prejudice

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Since I seem to be in a Jane Austen mood this month, here’s an older but still brilliant “How do you like your coffee” chart: By Jane Austen Is My Spirit Animal on Facebook. “I prefer tea” for me. Obviously. 🙂 Note: I wasn’t paid or perked to mention this; just passing along a good…

A Jane Austen Rewatch Project for the 200th Anniversary of Her Passing

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Exactly 200 years ago today, July 18, 1817, my favorite (deceased) author Jane Austen died. In honor of the bicentennial, Husband and I rewatched all of the screen adaptations that we could easily get our hands on. “It is a truth universally acknowledged that the book is always better than the movie, but what fun…