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Gentleman Jack

Yorkshire born Sally Wainwright continues to tell the story of Anne Lister, a landowner and pioneer, with swagger and soul. Led by a revelatory Suranne Jones, clearly relishing every moment, it’s hard not to root for a woman ripping up the rulebook with such glee.

Writers

  • Sally Wainwright

Cast

  • Suranne Jones
  • Sophie Rundle
  • Gemma Whelan

Synopsis

Set in 1832 Halifax, West Yorkshire, and inspired by the remarkable true story of the groundbreaking lesbian Anne Lister (Suranne Jones) as she attempts to renovate her inherited home and marry a wealthy heiress (Sophie Rundle).