BBC One, Sundays at 9pm from 19 May
Gentleman Jack is an exciting new drama written by Sally Wainwright (Happy Valley) that explores the life of Anne Lister (1791 – 1840). The drama begins in Halifax in 1832, when Anne Lister (Suranne Jones) returns from Hastings to Shibden Hall, having discovered that her would-be companion and lover, the aristocratic Vere Hobart (Jodhi May), has accepted a marriage proposal from a man. Gentleman Jack is a Lookout Point production for BBC One, co-produced with HBO.
Filmed in Yorkshire with support from Screen Yorkshire’s Film Office.