Charlotte Heywood’s new love interests are on display in the first teaser for Sanditon Season 2.
Premiering Sunday, March 20 at 9/8c, the Masterpiece PBS drama’s six-episode sophomore run picks up nine months after the events of Season 1, as Charlotte (played by Rose Williams) returns to the beautiful seaside resort and soon attracts the attention of not one, but two new men. Meanwhile, in her last summer season before turning 21, Georgiana Lambe, keen to forge her own identity, “gets up to mischief in the name of love — but will she run the risk of being lonelier than ever before?”
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Following Theo James’ exit as Sidney Parker, Season 2 will welcome a quintet of new characters: Colonel Francis Lennox (played by Tom Weston-Jones), the leader of the military regiment taking up residence in Sanditon, who soon shows that first impressions aren’t everything, and Captain Declan Fraser (Frank Blake) and Captain William Carter (Maxim Ays), who both strike up an acquaintance with Charlotte’s younger sister Alison. Additionally, viewers will be introduced to Alexander Colbourne (Ben Lloyd-Hughes), a man of wealth who is thoughtful, cerebral, and antisocial to the point of reclusiveness, and the enigmatic and worldly Charles Lockhart (Alexander Vlahos), a Byronic artist, lover, critic, and explorer in equal measures. (Check out first-look photos of the cast additions here.)
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