Set in 1832 West Yorkshire, England and inspired by the true-story and coded journals of Anne Lister, this series follows her attempt to revitalize her inherited home, Shibdhen 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.

  1. Sally Wainwright


Series Cast

  1. Suranne Jones

    Suranne Jones

    Anne Lister

    8 Episodes

  2. Sophie Rundle

    Sophie Rundle

    Ann Walker

    8 Episodes

  3. Timothy West

    Timothy West

    Jeremy Lister

    8 Episodes

  4. Gemma Jones

    Gemma Jones

    Aunt Anne Lister

    8 Episodes

  5. Gemma Whelan

    Gemma Whelan

    Marian Lister

    8 Episodes

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Gentleman Jack

Season 1

2019 | 8 Episodes

Season 1 of Gentleman Jack premiered on April 22, 2019.

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Gentleman Jack
Gentleman Jack



Status Returning Series


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  • TV-MA


    This program is specifically designed to be viewed by adults and therefore may be unsuitable for children under 17

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 60m



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