Gentleman Jack up for two National Television Awards - here's how to vote

The hit BBC drama based on the life of Halifax landowner and diarist Anne Lister has been shortlisted for two National Television Awards (NTAs).

Tuesday, 7th January 2020, 9:07 am
Updated Thursday, 9th January 2020, 10:38 am

Gentleman Jack, written by Sally Wainwright, is up in the New Drama category along with ITV dramas A Confession and Cleaning Up, Sky Atlantic's Chernobyl, and fellow BBC show The Capture.

Read: Gentleman Jack filming locations - Calderdale spots used in Anne Lister dramaSuranne Jones has also been shortlisted for Best Drama Performance along with Cillian Murphy from Peaky Blinders, Luther's Idris Elba, Jodie Comer from Killing Eve and Casualty's Michael Stevenson.

The winners for the NTAs are chosen through public votes at www.nationaltvawards.com/vote.

Read: From Gentleman Jack to Ackley Bridge - Calderdale shines on screen in 2019The eight-part series, which hit our screens last year, followed the life Anne Lister (Suranne Jones), a 19th century landowner from Halifax as she embarked on a relationship with Ann Walker (Sophie Rundle).

The show was set and filmed at Shibden Hall in Halifax as well as other locations across Calderdale including The Lord Nelson Inn in Luddenden and the Fleece Inn, Elland.

This year's awards ceremony will take place on January 28 and will be hosted by David Walliams.

Anne Lister (Suranne Jones), Ann Walker (Sophie Rundle). Picture: Lookout Point/HBO/Jay Brooks