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Gentleman Jack

Synopsis
TV adaptation of Anne Lister’s diaries. Halifax, Yorkshire, 1832. Charismatic, 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 story.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
2019
Subjects
Literature; Women’s studies; Television studies
Keywords
women writers; diaries; lesbianism; Adaptation; Lister, Anne (1791-1840)

Credits

Contributor
Suranne Jones

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£12.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
465 minutes
Year
2019

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Distributor

 

Available from retail outlets

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