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  • Published: 25 April 2019
  • ISBN: 9781473532069
  • Imprint: BBC Digital
  • Format: Audio Download
  • Length: 8 hr 14 min
  • Narrator: Erin Shanagher, Eva Pope
  • RRP: $24.99

Gentleman Jack

The Real Anne Lister The Official Companion to the BBC Series




The diaries that inspired a major new eight-part BBC One drama starting Suranne Jones (Doctor Foster) and created, written and directed by Sally Wainwright (Last Tango In Halifax, Happy Valley).

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Gentleman Jack by Anne Lister, Anne Choma and Sally Wainwright, read by Eva Pope and Erin Shanagher.

'There are more ways than one of being happy. I am living proof of this.'

Anne Lister was remarkable. Fearless, charismatic and determined to explore her lesbian sexuality, she forged her own path in a society that had no language to define her. She was a landowner, an industrialist and a prolific diarist, whose output has secured her legacy as one of the most fascinating figures of the 19th century.

Gentleman Jack: The Real Anne Lister follows Anne from her crumbling ancestral home in Yorkshire to the glittering courts of Denmark as she resolves to put past heartbreak behind her and find herself a wife. This book introduces the real Gentleman Jack, featuring unpublished journal extracts decrypted for the first time by series creator Sally Wainwright and writer Anne Choma.

  • Published: 25 April 2019
  • ISBN: 9781473532069
  • Imprint: BBC Digital
  • Format: Audio Download
  • Length: 8 hr 14 min
  • Narrator: Erin Shanagher, Eva Pope
  • RRP: $24.99

About the authors

Sally Wainwright

Sally Wainwright is a BAFTA award-winning writer and director. Her shows include Happy Valley, Last Tango in Halifax, To Walk Invisible, Scott & Bailey and At Home with the Braithwaites.

Anne Choma

Anne Choma is a writer and historical researcher, specialising in the life and times of Anne Lister. She lives in Yorkshire.

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