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.
Write your own story.
Did You Know?
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