Here's what to expect from Gentleman Jack episode five

Episode five of the BBC/HBO series Gentleman Jack will hit screens tonight (Sunday) at 9pm.

By A Kellett
Sunday, 8th May 2022, 8:00 am

The eight-part series, written by Sally Wainwright, follows the life of Halifax diarist Anne Lister.

A synopsis for the episode reads: "Anne throws herself into the election of January 1835, encountering rumblings of discontent from a radical movement looking to dismantle the traditional seats of power.

"Ann is stunned to learn that, at such a volatile time, the Sutherlands have ordered evictions on their shared property.

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Picture: BBC/Lookout Point/HBO/Aimee Spinks

"The combination of these two events thrusts the couple into the public eye, drawing dangerous attention to themselves."

Gentleman Jack continues on BBC One at 9pm tonight (Sunday).