Film Buddy supports Gentleman Jack for the second series.
Film Buddy supplies employment on the new series of Gentleman Jack.
Having collaborated on Gentleman Jack series 1, Film Buddy has again supported entry level positions on the new series shooting in Yorkshire.
“Its so important for us to be connected to such a popular drama again and the opportunities to work on an established high end period drama are incredibly valuable to our recent graduates” Our mentoring, advice and preparation doesn’t go unnoticed and it’s thanks to forward thinking producers and companies that these valuable opportunities are available.
Filming is underway on the second series of Sally Wainwright’s award winning hit Gentleman Jack, with cameras rolling all this week in Halifax. Suranne Jones returns as the remarkable Anne Lister, with Sophie Rundle reprising her role as Ann Walker in the Lookout Point production for BBC One, co-produced with HBO.
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.
Series two will again use the real life diaries of Anne Lister – part of which were written in code – as its source, with every part of Lister’s story based in historical fact and the five million words she wrote in her journals.
Returning to Shibden Hall for the new series are Gemma Whelan as Marian Lister, Gemma Jones as Aunt Anne Lister, and Timothy West as Jeremy Lister. They are joined by many returning cast including Lydia Leonard (Mariana Lawton), Jodhi May (Lady Vere Cameron), Katherine Kelly (Elizabeth Sutherland), Derek Riddell (Captain George Sutherland), Stephanie Cole (Aunt Ann Walker), Peter Davison (William Priestley), Amelia Bullmore (Eliza Priestley), Vincent Franklin (Christopher Rawson), Shaun Dooley (Jeremiah Rawson), Rosie Cavaliero (Elizabeth Cordingley), Joe Armstrong (Samuel Washington), Anthony Flanagan (Ben Sowden), George Costigan (James Holt).
Joanna Scanlan (No Offence, The Thick Of It) will join as guest cast for series two in the role of Anne Lister’s outrageous former lover Isabella ‘Tib’ Norcliffe.
Together with independent health and safety consultants, in full consultation with industry partners and the local authorities, and in accordance with all current government guidelines on Covid-19, Gentleman Jack’s production team will adhere to comprehensive protocols to ensure that the new series is produced in a safe and responsible manner during this time of global pandemic.