Experience Jane Austen's last, fragmented work, picked up by Noted screenwriter Andrew Davies and taken in a glorious and satisfying direction. Entrepreneurs, love interests, legacy hunters, hypochondriacs and medical mountebanks come together at a struggling resort aimed to be the next fashionable playground in early 1800s England. Tonight: Romance! Lord Babington courts Esther, who prefers Edward. Charlotte and Sidney clash over Miss Lambe's illicit meeting with Otis. Young Stringer and Charlotte strike up a friendship.

Watch it tonight at 9pm on WGBH 2.