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Gentleman Jack 

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A dramatization of the life of LGBTQ+ trailblazer, voracious learner and cryptic diarist Anne Lister, who returns to Halifax, West Yorkshire in 1832, determined to transform the fate of her faded ancestral home Shibden Hall.

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Suranne Jones ...  Anne Lister 16 episodes, 2019
Sophie Rundle ...  Ann Walker 8 episodes, 2019
Rosie Cavaliero ...  Elizabeth Cordingley 8 episodes, 2019
Albane Courtois ...  Eugénie 8 episodes, 2019
Gemma Whelan ...  Marian Lister 8 episodes, 2019
Gemma Jones ...  Aunt Anne Lister 8 episodes, 2019
Ben Hunter ...  Joseph Booth 8 episodes, 2019
Timothy West ...  Jeremy Lister 8 episodes, 2019
Tom Lewis ...  Thomas Sowden 8 episodes, 2019
Joe Armstrong ...  Samuel Washington 7 episodes, 2019
Amelia Bullmore ...  Eliza Priestley 7 episodes, 2019
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A dramatization of the life of LGBTQ+ trailblazer, voracious learner and cryptic diarist Anne Lister, who returns to Halifax, West Yorkshire in 1832, determined to transform the fate of her faded ancestral home Shibden Hall.

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The title comes from a slur from the time period. "Gentleman" refers to Anne Lister's more masculine behavioral traits such as wearing dark and black clothing and her knowledge of subjects not usually studied by women at the time. "Jack" is term used then for dyke or lesbian (which wasn't a phrase back then). See more »

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Interesting Character
1 May 2019 | by katson-90687See all my reviews

I watched the first episode not knowing what to expect and i was pleasantly surprised at how wity and entertaining the central character was, And props to Suranne Jones who was able to easily portray the intimate struggles of a queer, strong woman in the 1800s. She played her role wonderfully well. I would recommend especially if you like historical/period drama


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