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Brave, bold, and exceptionally ahead of her time, Anne Lister is finally getting the onscreen homage she deserves, after history tried to bury her “unfeminine” demeanor and life.
Gentleman Jack is an eight-episode limited series airing on HBO that depicts the queer romances of Anne Lister, who performed the duties of a man by collecting rent, traveling the world, and recording her illicit love affairs in her diary. Oprah Magazine interviewed Creator Sally Wainwright about how this story took seventeen years to come to life!