Gentleman Jack S1:E04 Most Women Are Dull and Stupid Recap

Woooo it's time for my favourite part of the week when I getta watch Gentleman Jack with Suranne Jones and Sophie Rundle! Everything on this show is so well done; the love whose name we shall not spaketh (OH WE'RE GOING TO SPAKE IT), the exquisite (yet sometimes still somehow ugly) costuming, so many shiny bits to catch our attention. At its gooey center, however, it's a tale of every era: of the extraordinary and the discomfort it that follows from being among the status quo. Onward to the continuing tale of the indomitable Anne Lister!

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Gentleman Jack S1:E03 Oh Is That What You Call It? Recap

Well hello, fellow historical drama devotees and welcome back to Gentleman Jack! Hey girl hey to Sally Wainwright fans! Not to mention the ladies-in-"menswear" buffs! I see you right up front, my saucy lesbian aficionados! I have been reading some interesting thoughts on Tumblr about Anne Lister (someone found one of my gif posts and it 'sploded); consensus is that while she wasn't an awesome person (elitist, ageist, etc), she is some type of representation and maybe it's a good thing we don't only see canonized versions of the fairer sex?

Let's find out what she gets up to this week!

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Gentleman Jack S1:E02 I Just Went There to Study Anatomy Recap

Hi there and welcome back to Gentleman Jack, the exciting imagining of Anne Lister's life as recorded in her journals. I'm digging our jaunty landowner, I have a feeling she's about to mix some business with pleasure with an Ann without an "e". Join me as we romp across the 1800s with our land swashbuckler, the inestimable Anne Lister!

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Gentleman Jack S1:E01 I Was Just Passing Recap

I am so excited to celebrate Lesbian Visibility Day by starting this recap for Gentleman Jack starring Suranne Jones as our swaggy lesbian ladybawss diarist Anne Lister. And hello there, fellow Sally Wainwright fans! From the beautiful mind that brought us so many fantastic dramas (Last Tango in Halifax, Happy Valley, Unforgiven), and featuring so many familiar faces, we can't miss. Let's roll episode one after the break!

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