Gentleman Jack Release Date, Cast, Plot, Trailer, Storyline: New queer period drama ‘Gentleman Jack’ from HBO is a story evolving from a real story. It has some incredible actors in the cast and it looks funny as hell!
The period dramas are fascinating you but then you realize that you don’t see women taking center stage in it. HBO’s new drama ‘Gentleman Jack’ may just be the kind where women will be in a center stage. This story of the drama revolves around a woman who is determined to break the wheel, find love, and make a mark in a man’s world. She was all the while tries to keep herself as grounded as possible.
Gentleman Jack Release Date
‘Gentleman Jack’ begins its eight-episode season on Monday, April 22 at 10 pm ET/PT on HBO.
Gentleman Jack Plot
The plot is set in the complex, changing world of 1832 Halifax, West Yorkshire. It is from the cradle of the evolving Industrial Revolution, ‘Gentleman Jack’ focuses on landowner Anne Lister (Suranne Jones). He is the one who is determined to transform the fate of her faded ancestral home, Shibden Hall, by reopening the coal mines and marrying well. She has qualities like charismatic single-minded and daring and dresses head-to-toe in black. She charms her way into high society only to fall in love with one of the ladies.
Gentleman Jack Cast
The story is a journey which shows romantic love and family as well as the biases of society with a dose of humor as only ‘Gentleman Jack’ can. The story has lot many historical facts, it is the real-life Anne Lister’s story that was recorded in the four million words of her diaries. It also reveals the most intimate details of her life, once hidden in a secret code, have been decoded and revealed for the series.
Sophie Rundle plays Ann Lister’s prospective wife, the beautiful, smart and sensitive heiress Ann Walker. Rundle is best known for portraying Ada Shelby in the BBC One historical crime drama television series ‘Peaky Blinders’, and as Vicky Budd in the BBC television series ‘Bodyguard’.
Gemma Whelan as Marian
Gemma Whelan plays Marian, Ann Lister’s sister is a bit worried about the tricks of her sister. He tries her best to make her behave normally. Whelan is an English actress and comedian, known for playing the badass warrior Yara Greyjoy in the HBO fantasy-drama series ‘Game of Thrones’.
‘Gentleman Jack’ is created, written and co-directed by Sally Wainwright. The previous works from her include ‘Happy Valley,’ ‘Last Tango in Halifax’ and ‘Unforgiven’. She has won five-time BAFTA award winner for her work.
Gentleman Jack Trailer
The trailer showcases an incredibly smart Miss Lister going about town minding her own business. The girl is trying to run things as she sees fit and running into walls because she’s a woman. There’s also a glimpse into Lister’s love life and how she courts Walker. It is in the same way she does everything else as a man would. The trailer is a very funny and incredibly well-written gives us a peek into why we should probably make it a point to not give it a miss — it is hilarious, sensitive, touching and brave all at the same time.