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 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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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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22 April 2019 (USA) See more »

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