A meghökkentő és merész angol sorozat az első modern leszbikus naplójából készült. A történet minden része történeti tényen alapul. Anne Lister, a gazdag birtokos sokéves egzotikus utazgatás után 1832-ben visszatér a Nyugat-Yorkshire-i Halifaxba. Elhatározza, hogy helyreállítja ősi otthona, a megkopott Shibden Hall régi dicsőségét. Ehhez újra kell nyitnia a szénbányát, és férjhez kellene mennie. Ám a céltudatos és karizmatikus Anne-nek eszébe sincs férjhez menni, lévén a nőket szereti.
Futó sorozat 2019.04 - 2019.05 | 60 perc @HBO, US
Suranne Jones (Anne Lister), Timothy West (Jeremy Lister), Rosie Cavaliero (Elizabeth Cordingley), Amelia Bullmore (Eliza Priestley), Gemma Jones (Aunt Anne Lister), És a többiek Gemma Whelan (Marian Lister), Sophie Rundle (Ann Walker), Vincent Franklin (Christopher Rawson), Peter Davison (William Priestley), Joe Armstrong (Samuel Washington), Shaun Dooley (Jeremiah Rawson), George Costigan (James Holt), Lydia Leonard (Marianna Lawton), Anthony Flanagan (Sam Sowden), Jodhi May (Vere Hobart), Stephanie Cole (Caroline Walker), Sylvia Syms (Mrs. Rawson), Brendan Patricks (Thomas Ainsworth),
Halifax, 1832. Anne Lister returns to Shibden Hall, having discovered that her would-be companion, the aristocratic Vere Hobart, has accepted a marriage proposal from a man. Despite her affection for her elderly aunt, Lister is frustrated by the shabbiness of her ancestral home and finds her father and long-suffering sister difficult to live with. When Lister discovers that her land is rich in coal, her plans to transform the estate soon provide a welcome distraction. On the neighboring estate, shy heiress Ann Walker is quietly delighted to hear that the charismatic Anne Lister is back. Meanwhile, a hit-and-run accident on Shibden land puts a child's life at risk, and Lister's new French maid, Eugénie, finds herself in trouble.
Lister begins a playful but dangerous courtship of Ann Walker, who quickly finds herself captivated by the attentions of her neighbor. Lister's plan to excavate her coal mines brings her into the path of local magistrate Christopher Rawson and his brother Jeremiah. While Ann Walker prepares for a trip to the Lake District, her cousin's reaction to her budding friendship leads her to realize that Lister is not popular with everyone in the community. Back at Shibden, Lister's servant, John Booth, offers a solution to Eugénie's problem. Meanwhile, Lister wonders if confronting the past could be the key to finding future happiness.
Lister confides her hopes for a future with Ann Walker to her aunt, as Ann's neighbor, Mrs. Priestley, has an inkling about the two women's relationship that presents a threat. Meanwhile, John Booth is surprised at his own romantic success. The Rawson brothers step up their attempts to out-maneuver Lister in the coal business. Marian grows annoyed that her sister is treating Shibden like a hotel. The mouthy behavior of Lister's tenant, Sam Sowden, causes problems for his son Thomas.
During a visit to York, Lister is delighted when Doctor Belcombe confirms that she is the perfect tonic for Ann Walker's nervous disorder. When news of a friend's death arrives, Ann's desperate reaction makes Lister suspect that she has secrets of her own. Meanwhile, as her rivalry with Christopher Rawson heats up, Lister steps up her plan to re-open her old coal mines. At Shibden, Eugénie's misfortune has implications for John Booth, and Thomas Sowden spins a risky web of lies after his father's disappearance.
The widowed Reverend Ainsworth arrives in Halifax, and with encouragement from Mrs. Priestley, sets his sights on Ann Walker. Aware that Ainsworth's attentions are stirring up memories for her lover, Lister sets out to deal with the clergyman in her own inimitable manner. Meanwhile, Lister presses on with the transformation of her estate, but her ambitious plans threaten to lead her into trouble. At afternoon tea, Marian remains impressed by Mr. Abbott, though her aunt and father are less so. A discovery in the pigsty gives Mary Sowden reason to suspect Thomas is lying about his father.
With Ann Walker's mental state in a downward spiral, Lister is forced to contemplate travelling to Europe alone, despite her family's warnings that doing so will raise eyebrows. Aunt Anne and Captain Lister endure another visit from the irritating Mr. Abbott, while Marian remains peeved that her sister is absent once again. Lister reopens her coal-mine negotiations with the powerful Rawson brothers. Thomas Sowden's secret casts a cloud over his budding relationship with Suzannah Washington. Ann's Scottish relatives swoop in with their own ideas about what's best for her future.
Utoljára frissítve: 2019.05.24