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'Sanditon' Recap: Episode 5

Charlotte and Sidney play cricket  (Photo: Courtesy of Photographer: Simon Ridgway/© Red Planet Pictures / ITV 2019)

As Sanditon continues, it’s time to dive into the most British of all traditions: Cricket. This week’s installment revolves around the annual town cricket match, which serves as both an actual game and a social occasion, as well as the reason for most of the characters to be in the same place at the same time. Drama!

'Sanditon' Recap: Episode 4

Worst. Date. Ever? (Photo: Courtesy of Photographer: Simon Ridgway/© Red Planet Pictures / ITV 2019)

In all honesty, we probably should have known that there was no way that Sanditon was going to just let us watch Charlotte Heywood and Sidney Parker banter adorably for the rest of the season and live happily ever after. What is a surprise is how dark and awful this particular setback for their nascent love story turns out to be, as by the end of this hour it seems as though they’re more at odds than they’ve ever been before, with no real resolution in sight.

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