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Gentleman Jack

From the Bafta award winning writer Sally Wainwright comes a remarkable and unlikely love story based on the diaries of the Regency landowner Anne Lister.

Halifax, 1832. Charismatic, swashbuckling Anne Lister determines to transform the fate of her ancestral home Shibden Hall. To do this, she must re-open her coal mines and marry well. But Anne has no intention of marrying a man. True to her own nature, she plans to marry a woman, and embarks on an epic, unconventional love story.

WRITER / CREATOR:
Sally Wainwright
DIRECTOR:
Sally Wainwright, Sarah Harding, Jennifer Perrott
CAST:
Suranne Jones, Sophie Rundle, Gemma Whelan, Timothy West, Gemma Jones, Stephanie Cole, Peter Davison, Amelia Bullmore, Vincent Franklin, Shaun Dooley, Joe Armstrong, Rosie Cavaliero, Jessica Baglow, Thomas Howes, Albane Courtois, Tom Lewis, Anthony Flanagan, George Costigan, Katherine Kelly, Derek Riddell, Veronica Clifford, Stephanie Hyam, Sofie Gråbøl
CREDIT:
A Lookout Point Production for the BBC in association with HBO

“Wonderful” 

MAIL ON SUNDAY

“A sparkling delight”

THE FINANCIAL TIMES

“Exuberant”

THE FINANCIAL TIMES

“Suranne Jones rocks”

THE GUARDIAN

AWARDS:

 

RTS, Drama Series, Winner

BAFTA, Drama Series, Nominee

BAFTA, Leading Actress – Suranne Jones, Nominee

RTS, Actor (Female) – Suranne Jones, Nominee

RTS, Make Up Design, Nominee

RTS, Costume Design, Nominee

BANFF Rockies, Drama Series, Winner

Voice of the Listener and Viewer, TV Drama, Winner

C21, Performance – Suranne Jones, Nominee

C21, Casting in a Drama, Nominee

C21, English Language Drama, Nominee

WGA (UK), Long Form Drama, Nominee

PinkNews Award, Drama, Nominee

LGBT Awards, Top Media Moment, Nominee

Diva Magazine, TV Show, Nominee

TV Choice, New Drama, Nominee

TV Times, Actress – Suranne Jones, Winner

TV Times, Drama, Winner

NTA, Drama, Nominee

NTA, Performance – Suranne Jones, Nominee

BPG, Actress – Suranne Jones, Nominee

BFDG, Production Design – Drama, Winner

RTS Yorkshire, Drama, Winner

RTS Yorkshire, Writer, Winner

RTS Yorkshire, Actor – Suranne Jones, Nominee

RTS Yorkshire, Use of Music & Sounds, Winner

RTS Yorkshire, Editing Drama and Comedy, Nominee

RTS Yorkshire, Make Up Design Drama and Comedy, Nominee

RTS Yorkshire, Costume Design Drama and Comedy, Nominee

RTS Yorkshire, Production Design Drama and Comedy, Winner

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Sally Wainwright’s award-winning series about the remarkable Anne Lister returns

Yorkshire, 1834. All eyes are on Anne Lister and Ann Walker as they set up home together at Shibden Hall as wife and wife, determined to combine their estates and become a power couple. Anne Lister’s entrepreneurial spirit frightens the locals as much as her unconventional love life and, with Halifax on the brink of revolution, her refusal to keep a low profile becomes provocative and dangerous.

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