The secret diaries of Miss Anne Lister [videorecording] / BBC Worldwide Ltd. An Oxford Film and Television production for BBC ; produced by Mark Bentley ; written by Jane English ; directed by James Kent.

Contributor(s): Bentley, Mark | English, Jane | Kent, James | Lynch, Susan, 1971- | Madeley, Anna, 1977- | Peake, Maxine | BBC Worldwide Ltd | Oxford Film and Television | Warner Home Video (Firm)Material type: FilmFilmPublisher number: 1000181468 | BBC VideoPublication details: [United States] : Burbank, CA : BBC Worldwide Ltd. ; distributed by Warner Home Video , 2012. Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 0780671082; 9780780671089Subject(s): Lister, Anne, 1791-1840 -- Drama | Arranged marriage -- 19th century -- Drama | Lesbians -- 19th century -- DramaGenre/Form: Feature films -- United Kingdom.DDC classification: 791.43/72 LOC classification: PN1997.2 | .S43 2012Cast: Maxine Peake, Anna Madeley, Susan Lynch, Gemma Jones, Christine Bottomley.Summary: Anne Lister is a landowning woman who defied the conventions of her 19th century life to great scandal, for Anne was a lesbian. Her affair with 'soul mate' Marianna Belcombe keeps society guessing but when it is announced that Marianna is to be married to the older, corpulent and wealthy Charles Lawton, Anne is distraught. And so she begins a string of relationships.
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Originally released as a motion picture in 2010.

Special features: The real Anne Lister with Sue Perkins; Maxine Peake in conversation with the director James Kent.

Maxine Peake, Anna Madeley, Susan Lynch, Gemma Jones, Christine Bottomley.

Anne Lister is a landowning woman who defied the conventions of her 19th century life to great scandal, for Anne was a lesbian. Her affair with 'soul mate' Marianna Belcombe keeps society guessing but when it is announced that Marianna is to be married to the older, corpulent and wealthy Charles Lawton, Anne is distraught. And so she begins a string of relationships.

Rating: Not rated.

DVD, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, NTSC.

English SDH; Closed-captioned.

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