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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.

Genre:Drama
Network:HBO

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The best episode of "Gentleman Jack" is "Are You Still Talking?", rated 9/10 from 828 user votes. It was directed by Sally Wainwright and written by Sally Wainwright. "Are You Still Talking?" aired on 6/10/2019 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Most Women Are Dull and Stupid".

  • Are You Still Talking?
    9.0/10 828 votes

    #1 - Are You Still Talking?

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2019-06-10

    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.

    Director: Sally Wainwright

    Writer: Sally Wainwright

  • Most Women Are Dull and Stupid
    8.8/10 849 votes

    #2 - Most Women Are Dull and Stupid

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2019-05-13

    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.

    Director: Sarah Harding

    Writer: Sally Wainwright

  • Let's Have Another Look at Your Past Perfect
    8.8/10 800 votes

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

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2019-05-20

    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.

    Director: Jennifer Perrott

    Writer: Sally Wainwright

  • Oh Is That What You Call It?
    8.7/10 880 votes

    #4 - Oh Is That What You Call It?

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2019-05-06

    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.

    Director: Sarah Harding

    Writer: Sally Wainwright

  • Do Ladies Do That?
    8.6/10 755 votes

    #5 - Do Ladies Do That?

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-05-27

    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.

    Director: Jennifer Perrott

    Writer: Sally Wainwright

  • Why've You Brought That?
    8.6/10 688 votes

    #6 - Why've You Brought That?

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2019-06-03

    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.

    Director: Sally Wainwright

    Writer: Sally Wainwright

  • It’s Not Illegal
    8.6/10 306 votes

    #7 - It’s Not Illegal

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2022-06-13

    Anne and Ann’s marriage is in serious danger when Captain Sutherland arrives from Scotland determined to destroy Anne Lister’s reputation.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • I Just Went There to Study Anatomy
    8.5/10 918 votes

    #8 - I Just Went There to Study Anatomy

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2019-04-29

    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.

    Director: Sally Wainwright

    Writer: Sally Wainwright

  • I'm Not the Other Woman, She Is
    8.4/10 318 votes

    #9 - I'm Not the Other Woman, She Is

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2022-05-16

    Anne Lister is drawn back into her complicated past with Mariana during a trip to Lawton Hall. Determined to draw a line under the tempestuous 20-year relationship, the women find themselves raking over past heartache. Back at Shibden with her in-laws, Ann Walker receives a visitor of her own, in a sneaky move by her meddling cousins.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • I Was Just Passing
    8.3/10 1,086 votes

    #10 - I Was Just Passing

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-04-22

    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.

    Director: Sally Wainwright

    Writer: Sally Wainwright

  • Faith Is All
    8.1/10 413 votes

    #11 - Faith Is All

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2022-04-25

    Yorkshire, 1834. A month on from their private marriage ceremony, Ann Walker remains in York under the care of her doctor while Anne Lister, with fresh financial confidence and entrepreneurial vigour, renovates Shibden Hall in preparation for her wife to move in.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Two Jacks Don't Suit
    8.1/10 340 votes

    #12 - Two Jacks Don't Suit

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2022-05-02

    Anne Lister’s former flame, Isabella ‘Tib’ Norcliffe, threatens to derail Anne’s idyllic honeymoon by revealing details of her complicated romantic past to Ann Walker. Questioned by Ann in the foothills of Mont Blanc, Anne Lister reveals something of her relationship with Mariana Lawton, but keeps back crucial information.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Tripe All Over the Place, Presumably
    8.1/10 307 votes

    #13 - Tripe All Over the Place, Presumably

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2022-05-09

    Anne Lister and Ann Walker launch a charm offensive on Ann’s relatives, determined to show them that Miss Walker is flourishing at Shibden Hall. Anne is fascinated by the arrival of a railway in Yorkshire, and quizzes Halifax’s men of industry on what this revolution could mean for the town.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • A Lucky and Narrow Escape
    8.1/10 280 votes

    #14 - A Lucky and Narrow Escape

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2022-05-23

    Halifax is smashed to pieces by a mob hungry for political change. It’s a dangerous time to be a Tory – and a lesbian – but Anne Lister refuses to keep a low profile.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • I Can Be as a Meteor in Your Life
    8.1/10 268 votes

    #15 - I Can Be as a Meteor in Your Life

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2022-05-30

    In the face of a campaign to destroy their relationship, serious cracks are appearing in Anne Lister and Ann Walker’s marriage.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • What's All That Got to Do with Jesus Though?
    8.1/10 261 votes

    #16 - What's All That Got to Do with Jesus Though?

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2022-06-06

    Ann Walker’s determination to divide the family estate angers Captain Sutherland, who is increasingly disturbed by Anne Lister’s involvement with his sister-in-law.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A