Here's what to expect from Gentleman Jack episode two

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

By Abigail Kellett
Sunday, 17th April 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 Lister’s (Suranne Jones) former flame, Isabella ‘Tib’ Norcliffe (Joanna Scanlan), threatens to derail Anne’s idyllic honeymoon by revealing details of her complicated romantic past to Ann Walker (Sophie Rundle).

"Questioned by Ann in the foothills of Mont Blanc, Anne Lister reveals something of her relationship with Mariana Lawton (Lydia Leonard), but keeps back crucial information.

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Isabella Norcliffe (JOANNA SCANLAN). Picture: BBC/Lookout Point/HBO/Sam Taylor

"Back in Halifax, the couple’s daring trip abroad has raised the alarm among Miss Walker’s family, who hatch a plot to marry her off to a man. On their return home, Anne and Ann are shocked by a hostile move from Aunt Ann Walker (Stephanie Cole), and danger awaits in the form of a pair of spying children.

"Over at the Sowden’s farm, Suzannah (Amy James-Kelly) is consumed with regret about moving in with Thomas (Tom Lewis), whose dark temper frightens the family."

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