Andrew Davies' Sanditon Is An Austen Tale Only He Could Create


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Warning: This episode contains spoilers for Episode Seven of the First Season of Sanditon.

Screenwriter Andrew Davies has already adapted Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Northanger Abbey, and *Emma *for television *— *but his new iteration of the author's tragically unfinished final novel, Sanditon is a creation distinctly his own. Davies reveals how he found the plot in Austen's 24,000-word fragment, and what he embellished on his own in creating the new series.

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