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Gentleman Jack

Gentleman Jack

HBO 2019

Halifax, West Yorkshire, England, 1832. Anne Lister attempts to revitalize her inherited home, Shibden Hall. Most notably for the time period, a part of her plan is to help the fate of her own family - by taking a wife.

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The 10 Best Episodes of Gentleman Jack

Gentleman Jack - S1E8

#1 - Are You Still Talking?


Season 1 - Episode 8

Following a four-week journey from Paris to Copenhagen, Anne finds acceptance and appreciation in Danish high society, stepping out of her sartorial comfort zone to attend a birthday ball hosted by Queen Marie. When difficult news arrives from Shibden, Anne is faced with the decision to stay in Europe or go back home.

The episode was rated from 286 votes.

Gentleman Jack - S1E7

#2 - Why've You Brought That?


Season 1 - Episode 7

Before setting off for Europe to escape the heartache of her doomed relationship with Ann Walker, Anne invites Christopher Rawson to Shibden to rebuke him for publicly insulting Marian. Undeterred by his warnings that her accusations will have dangerous repercussions, Anne comes up with a bold, reckless strategy to finally sink her own pit and expose the Rawsons' industrial-scale theft of her coal.

The episode was rated from 254 votes.

Gentleman Jack - S1E3

#3 - Oh Is That What You Call It?


Season 1 - Episode 3

Despite mutual acquaintances begin to chatter about their relationship, Anne confides her hopes for a future with Ann Walker to her aunt. Meanwhile, the Rawson brothers step up their attempts to out-maneuver her in the coal business, and Marian grows annoyed that her sister is treating Shibden like a hotel.

The episode was rated from 285 votes.

Gentleman Jack - S1E5

#4 - Let's Have Another Look at Your Past Perfect


Season 1 - Episode 5

The widowed Reverend Ainsworth arrives in Halifax with his sights set on Ann Walker's hand in marriage. Aware that Ainsworth's attentions are stirring up painful memories for her lover, Anne sets out to deal with the clergyman in her own inimitable manner. However, she soon realizes that there are greater demons inside Ann Walker's troubled mind.

The episode was rated from 268 votes.

Gentleman Jack - S1E4

#5 - Most Women Are Dull and Stupid


Season 1 - Episode 4

During a visit to York, Anne is delighted when Doctor Belcombe confirms that she is the perfect tonic for Ann Walker's nervous disorder. When the news of a bereavement arrives at Cliff Hill, Ann's desperate reaction makes Anne suspect that there's more to it and that Ann has secrets of her own. As her rivalry with Christopher Rawson heats up, Anne plans to re-open her old coal mines and sink her own shaft.

The episode was rated from 270 votes.

Gentleman Jack - S1E6
#6 - Do Ladies Do That?
Season 1 - Episode 6

With Ann Walker's mental health in an alarming downward spiral - and her overprotective relatives watching over her – Anne Lister is forced to contemplate travelling alone, despite her family's warnings that to do so would raise eyebrows. Meanwhile, Anne reopens her coal-mine negotiations with the Rawson brothers, and Thomas Sowden's secret casts a cloud over his budding relationship with Suzannah Washington.

The episode was rated from 250 votes.
Gentleman Jack - S1E2
#7 - I Just Went There to Study Anatomy
Season 1 - Episode 2

Anne begins a playful but dangerous courtship of shy local heiress Miss Walker, who quickly finds herself captivated by the attention of her charismatic and unusual neighbour. Anne's plan to renovate Shibden Hall is also stepping up a gear, and her determination to sink her own coal mines brings her into the path of local magistrate Christopher Rawson and his brother Jeremiah.

The episode was rated from 301 votes.
Gentleman Jack - S1E1
#8 - I Was Just Passing
Season 1 - Episode 1

Halifax, 1832. Anne Lister returns from Hastings to Shibden Hall, having discovered that her would-be companion and lover, the aristocratic Vere Hobart, has accepted a marriage proposal from a man. Despite her affection for her elderly aunt, Anne is frustrated by the shabbiness of her ancestral home and finds her father and long-suffering sister difficult to live with.

The episode was rated from 400 votes.

Last updated: jan 14, 2022



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I quite rarely post my opinion on TV show, but this one is a masterpiece! Abolutely stunning actining not only from the lead actors which are beyond amazing! I love the cinematographics I love the acting, I love the dynamic between all characters and I love the fact that all this is based on true story! I don't think that someone else have ever done a better job of recreating the life of a historical persona. The lead character played by Suranne Jones is so captivating - very smart, well educated and brave woman who has been born in time which do not match her unstopable and courageous spirit. If that doesn't make you watch it, I don't know what will


just how good this is is really surprising. Great period drama.


Not really my kind of show, but I did enjoy watching it.


Great show! Well acted, directed and the dialogue is excellent. The story is based on a true story and extremely fascinating. I think they could have tightened the storytelling a bit, but it is although enjoyable and gets you hooked right away. A loving handiwork all in all; I long for the next season as BBC ordered yet another eight episodes! :smiling_face_with_3_hearts:


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