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Critical Condition: Gentleman Jack

Gentleman Jack | SoHo2, 9.30 Wednesday ☆☆☆☆ “A rollicking eight-episode series that … draws upon the diaries of the real Anne Lister, who told her life story in millions of words, many of them in a code based on mathematical symbols and the Greek alphabet that was not broken until the 1980s. She was a woman who […]

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New to SoHo2 in May

Gentleman Jack, a BBC drama series about Britain’s “first modern lesbian”, will premiere next month on SoHo2 (9.30 Wednesdays from May 1). From award-winning writer Sally Wainwright (Happy Valley, Last Tango in Halifax), it’s the true story of Anne Lister (Suranne Jones), who turned gender norms on their head in 1832 Yorkshire. The charismatic and swashbuckling Lister […]

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