‘Gentleman Jack’ recap: What happened in Episode 4?

Gentleman Jack continued on BBC One in the UK tonight.

Based on the diaries of Anne Lister, played by Doctor Foster star Suranne Jones, the series is created, written and directed by Last Tango In Halifax creator Sally Wainwright.

Here’s a plot recap for the fourth episode, which aired at 9pm on Sunday 9th June 2019:

Undeterred by Mrs Priestley’s warning about the dangers of their liaison, Anne and Ann are caught up in the excitement and passion of their affair.

In York, Anne is delighted when Doctor Belcombe confirms that she is the perfect tonic for Ann’s nervous disorder.

The two women get a cooler reception back in Halifax, and when the news of a bereavement arrives at Cliff Hill, Ann’s desperate reaction makes Anne suspect that there’s more to it and that Ann has secrets of her own.

At Shibden, Eugenie’s misfortune has implications for John Booth.

Anne is unimpressed to hear that Marian is dating someone who works in industry.

As her rivalry with Christopher Rawson heats up, Anne steps up her plan to re-open her old coal mines and sink her own shaft.

When people begin to question his father’s disappearance, Thomas Sowden spins a risky web of lies.

The book The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister is available to buy on Amazon.