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Gentleman Jack

Set in 1832 West Yorkshire, England, Gentleman Jack is inspired by the true-story and coded journals of Anne Lister (played by Suranne Jones), and follows her attempt to revitalize her inherited home, Shibden Hall. Most notably for the time period, a part of Lister’s plan is to help the fate of her own family by taking a wife.

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invitation to the set

Who Was Anne Lister?

Suranne Jones, Sophie Rundle and creator Sally Wainwright discuss the key themes from Gentleman Jack.

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Behind the scenes

Styling a Gentleman

Suranne Jones, Sally Wainwright, Sophie Rundle and costume designer Tom Pye reveal how they rendered Lister's distinctive nineteenth-century style.

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