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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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Sally Wainwright
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Suranne Jones ...  Anne Lister 16 episodes, 2019-2021
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 series is based on the collective diaries of Anne Lister's - containing over 4 million words and written largely in code. See more »

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Just About Perfect
3 May 2019 | by bshaefSee all my reviews

Everything is awesome - characters, dialog, story, clothes, especially the music, and the scemery. I wish more shows were this good. It has held my attention from the very first minute. Thank you HBO and BBC.

Just finished the last episode which was wonderful. I wish the series could go on forever. Once again everything was perfect - I really enjoyed Miss Lister's time in Copenhagen. The conversation between her and the Queen was priceless. BBC did an absolutely superb job in every department - selecting the actors, writers, musical score and director and the cinematographers and costume designers, (especially the hats.)


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English

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22 April 2019 (USA) See more »

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