Gentleman Jack is a period drama situated in the 19th century in Yorkshire. The series is based on the dairies of the protagonist Anne Lister, she wrote about her life events and about her lesbian relationship. The series portrays the struggles and state a queer go through especially during the time it was illegal everywhere and considered shameful. Anne is a landowner and unlike other women, she likes to handle her business on her own. She maintains the family business as well as collects all the rent from her tenants even though told by her family not to act like a man, but she is an ambitious person and will move forward toward her goals.
During season 1, she spends most of her time solving a mystery case of a carriage accident that occurred in the first episode. Anne also notices that coal from her bed had been stolen and figures out that the siblings Christopher Rawson and Jeremiah are the culprits, a legal hearing takes place after Anne accuses them directly and asks for compensation. Further in the story, the main plot includes the love story of Anne and Ann Walker, at first, Anne approaches Ann for her wealth but soon she falls in love with her, she expresses her feelings and intentions to Ann but Ann was too scared and indulged in the concept of homosexuality passed by her family.
Eventually, they come together and commit to their relationship until they are caught kissing by Ann’s family and she is forced to get married to a guy who raped her. They come through this phrase and after a lot of breakups and patch-ups, at the end of the season, they get married in a small private ceremony.
Gentleman Jack Season 2 Release Date
Season of the Gentleman Jack was released on the 10 of April 2022 on BBC One and iPlayer but is yet to be released in the U.S so the fans from every country can view it soon enough. It is announced to be released on 25 of April 2022.
Gentleman Jack season 2 Cast
The main cast of the series are Sarah Anne Akers, she goes with the name Suranne Jones in her field, she is an English actress and a producer best known for her roles in Vincent, Harley Street and Strictly Confidential, she plays the role of Anne Lister in the series. Sophie Rundle, is a British actress popularly known for her role as Ada Throne, nee Shelby in Peaky Blinders, she has also starred in series such as Jamestown and Bodyguard, she plays the role of Ann Walker in the series.
Joe Armstrong is an English actor majorly known for his roles in Robin Hood, Happy Valley, Henry IV, part 1, and, The Village, he plays the role of Samuel Washington. Amelia Bullmore, is an English actress and screenwriter widely known for her roles in Coronation Street, Ashes to Ashes and I’m Alan Partridge, she contributed to a few episodes of This Life, Black Cab, Attachments, and Scott and Bailey with her writing skills, she plays the role of Eliza Priestley in the series.
Stephanie Cole, is an English stage and radio actress best known for her roles in Tenko, Waiting for God, Open All Hours, Cabin Pressure, Still Open All Hours, and A Bit of a Do, she plays the role of Aunt Ann Walker in the series. The other casts include Timothy West as Jeremy Lister, Tom Lewis as Thomas Sowden, Gemma Whelan as Marian Lister, Vincent Warren Franklin as Christopher Rawson, Anthony Flanagan as Ben Sowden, George Costigan as James Holt, Peter Davison as Willian Priestly, and Rosie Cavaliero as Elizabeth Cordingley.
What to expect from Gentleman Jack Season 2
Season 1 of Gentleman Jack was concluded with Anne and Ann getting married after all the struggles and acceptance, in season 2 viewers will be shown how and in what way they will live their life as wife and wife in the orthodox 19th-century society. It is impossible for them to have a normal married life and may cause huge problems for them but they are determined to live together as wife and wife in harmony.
They begin their life in the Shibden Hall and plan on combining their estates just as married couples do in order to gain more power and prove their competitive nature. Anne and Ann plan on going to Pris for their honeymoon but busy because of Anne’s work it has been difficult to fulfill, after she sorted a few things, they go on their honeymoon as planned. Anne has always been an ambitious person and she fights for this cause and desire while also trying to protect her relationship with Ann.
Further, Anne announces she wants to build a hotel instead of selling one of her buildings, as shown in the trailer but she is discouraged by her family regarding such excessive investment, regardless of the denial she tries to make negotiations and begins her work.
Who are the creators of Gentleman Jack?
The creator and writer of Gentleman Jack are Sally Wainwright, she is an English writer, director, and producer originally from Yorkshire, which is the reason why she is able to portray every aspect of the series in the most accurate manner possible. She has previously worked on several projects such as Last Tango in Halifax, Happy Valley, and Unforgiven.
The producer of the series is Phil Collinson, he is a British film producer best known for his works in Doctor Who Confidential, Queer as Folk, Ken and Deirdre’s Bedtime, and Doctor Who. The production company of the series is Lookout Point.
Gentleman Jack season 2 Trailer
Season 2 of Gentleman Jack trailer was released by HBO on 5 April 2022, the trailer shows us the gist of the storyline wherein Anne and Ann are shown finding their own home and yet fighting the society to accept their relationship and marriage.
Where to watch season 2 of Gentleman Jack?
Gentleman Jack can be streamed on Hulu as well as the season 2 after its release.