‘Gentleman Jack’ Renewed for Season 2 at BBC, HBO

Variety | 5/23/2019 | Stewart Clarke
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“Gentleman Jack” will return to TV screens on both sides of the Atlantic after the BBC and HBO ordered a second season of the period drama.

The series is based on a true story and stars Suranne Jones as Anne Lister, a ****, and the proprietor of her family’s coal mines. She has to walk a fine line to balance her business and love life in 1832 northern England. The ensemble cast also includes Sophie Rundle, Gemma Whelan, Gemma Jones and Timothy West.

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“We always dreamed there would be more and now we get to play it all out,” Jones said. “It’s such amazing and positive news. I love working with the brilliant and talented Sophie Rundle and can’t wait to create some more Lister and Walker moments with her too.”

The series launched strongly in the U.K....
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