Here is everything you need to know about Gentleman Jack Season 2 Episode 6 ahead of its premiere.
Sally Wainwright created the historical drama television series Gentleman Jack. Suranne plays landowner and industrialist Anne Lister in the series, which is set in 1832 in Yorkshire. It is based on Lister’s collected diaries, which contain over four million words and are primarily written in secret code, and describe a lifetime of lesbian relationships.
The good news is that, despite the fact that UK viewers saw the series before US viewers, there aren’t many spoilers floating around on social media, which only adds to the fandom’s excitement for the upcoming episodes. After all, it’s more fun to watch the show without knowing what surprises and twists the screenwriter has incorporated into the script.
Here’s all you need to know about the official release date, narrative, and actors before you start watching the new episode. This is especially important if you’re a die-hard admirer of the series. So, to understand more about Gentleman Jack Season 2 Episode 6, keep reading.
Gentleman Jack Season 2 Episode 6 Release Date
Gentleman Jack Season 2 Episode 6, I Can Be as a Meteor in Your Life, is set to release for US viewers on May 30, 2022, at 10 PM ET on HBO and HBO Max. The episodes have a runtime of around 57-59 minutes. Moreover, the episode also premiered ahead of its US schedule in the UK where it was released on May 15, 2022, at 9 pm on BBC One and iPlayer.
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It is an eight-part television series, with six episodes previously broadcast in the United Kingdom and only four episodes broadcast in the United States. The remaining episodes will be released over the next few weeks. Because we’re focusing on US viewers, the titles of two new episodes are revealed by the network. Hence, here’s the full schedule so you can plan ahead and enjoy the show whenever you want:
- S2E1: Faith Is All – 25 April 2022
- S2E2: Two Jacks Don’t Suit – 2 May 2022
- S2E3: Tripe All Over the Place, Presumably – 9 May 2022
- S2E4: I’m Not the Other Woman, She Is – 16 May 2022
- S2E5: A Lucky and Narrow Escape – 23 May 2022
- S2E6: I Can Be as a Meteor in Your Life – 30 May 2022
- S2E7: What’s All That Got to Do with Jesus Though? – 6 June 2022
- S2E8: It’s not illegal – 13 June 2022
Furthermore, the first four episodes of the second season are now accessible for US audiences to watch on HBO and HBO Max. We recommend acquiring a BBC One and iPlayer subscription if you want to watch the first six episodes ahead of the US schedule.
What to expect in Gentleman Jack Season 2 Episode 6?
Gentleman Jack Season 2 Episode 6 is directed by Fergus O’Brien and written by Sally Wainwright. The official synopsis of the episode states, “Anne Lister brushes the humiliating newspaper announcement aside, refusing to be intimidated by its public lampooning of her sexuality.
Ann Walker is devastated to discover that her family has colluded with Captain Sutherland over the Walker estate, and suspects Parker of being in on it. And when a shocking letter intending to destroy Ann’s trust in her wife arrives at Shibden Hall, the cracks already appearing within their marriage are forced open.”
In Gentleman Jack Season 2 Episode 6, the viewers of the series can look forward to seeing that despite their attempts to shrug it off as a hoax, Anne Lister and Ann Walker are nonetheless disturbed by the bogus marriage announcement that was published in the press. The incident has had an especially negative impact on Ann, who feels embarrassed and insulted by the Halifax locals. Ann then receives an anonymous letter warning her about Anne Lister, stating Anne is seeking to swindle her of her good name and riches. Anne claims that she was not to blame and that she tried to help Eliza.
Meanwhile, Ann is still trying to divide the Walker estate between herself and her sister Elizabeth, when she stumbles across some troubling material in the family records. Moreover, Ann realizes that, contrary to their late father’s wishes, Elizabeth has given all of her belongings to her husband Captain Sutherland. She also discovers that her cousin William Priestley illegally grabbed a portion of the estate’s assets.
Anne Lister is irritated by this because she believes Ann is just waiting for the ideal man to come along and wants her to be sure she wants to be with her. The construction of Anne’s new property, which includes a hotel and casino, is progressing. Anne’s ideas become more complicated once she meets with a bold new architect who says that with more money, she could create a whole new area for Halifax, complete with homes and businesses.
She’s torn between trusting her staffer Holt and the sinister tycoon Hinscliffe. But a group of pit brothers offers her hope that a new pit may solve her issues. As the season progresses, fans have a strong suspicion that things will get even crazier by the end of the episode as they believe there will be lots of drama and suspense in this season, but glances from the show imply that the season will come to a satisfying conclusion that the episodes have been building towards for so long.
Gentleman Jack Season 2 Episode 6 Cast
- Suranne Jones as Anne Lister
- Sophie Rundle as Ann Walker
- Joe Armstrong as Samuel Washington
- Amelia Bullmore as Eliza Priestley
- Rosie Cavaliero as Elizabeth Cordingley
- Gemma Whelan as Marian Lister
- Gemma Jones as Aunt Anne Lister
- Timothy West as Jeremy Lister
- Tom Lewis as Thomas Sowden
- George Costigan as James Holt
- Lydia Leonard as Mariana Lawton
- Amy James-Kelly as Suzannah Washington
- Allan Kealey as The Hangman
- Katherine Kelly as Elizabeth Sutherland
- Derek Riddell as Captain Sutherland
- Timothy West as Jeremy Lister
- Anneliese Orr as Margaret Rawson (uncredited)
Gentleman Jack Season 2 Previews
Take a look at this exclusive BTS featurette released on the official HBO youtube channel where you will return back to Shibden Hall and find out what’s in store for your favorite Gentleman Jack characters, as the viewers will get an inside look from the cast and crew before returning to the series.
- Also watch this exclusive scene from Gentleman Jack Season 2 released by the official BBC network YouTube channel showcasing Anne Lister (Suranne Jones) and Ann Walker (Sophie Rundle) battle with their relationship’s purpose and future in this emotional scene, as Ann laments her inability to have children with the person she loves.
Where to watch Gentleman Jack Season 2?
Gentleman Jack Season 2 is currently available on HBO and HBO Max. The series is also available to rent or purchase on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Google Play, and Vudu. Moreover, for UK viewers, the series is currently available to stream on BBC One and iPlayer.
Gentleman Jack Season 2 Episode 5: A Quick Recap
The episode is directed by Amanda Brotchie and written by Sally Wainwright. We have highlighted some of the plots from the episode without giving too much away.
The episode begins with the scene sets on January 1835 election, and turmoil is brewing in Halifax. Anne Lister returns to Shibden Hall, determined to move on from Mariana Lawton, and devotes herself to the Tory cause. With rumors swirling of discontent from Radicals seeking to deconstruct established power structures, it’s evident that Anne’s party will not have an easy time winning, but the violence and recklessness with which the election is conducted horrifies everyone.
Meanwhile, Ann Walker is surprised to find that the Sutherlands have ordered evictions on their shared property at such a turbulent time after a wall of silence from her sister. The couple is attracting harmful attention to themselves and their relationship as a result of this, as well as Anne Lister’s unwillingness to keep a low profile.
Gentleman Jack Season 2 Official Synopsis
According to the BBC official site, the official of this season states, “Yorkshire, 1834. All eyes are on Anne Lister and Ann Walker as they set up home together at Shibden Hall as wife and wife, determined to combine their estates and become a power couple. Anne Lister’s entrepreneurial spirit frightens the locals as much as her unconventional love life and, with Halifax on the brink of revolution, her refusal to keep a low profile becomes provocative and dangerous.”
Gentleman Jack Season 2 Official Trailer
While you wait for Gentleman Jack Season 2 Episode 6 to premiere, stream Season 1 and the previous episodes of Season 2, and let us know in the comments what you like about the series so far.