The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister

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The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister is a 2010 British biographical historical drama film about 19th-century Yorkshire landowner Anne Lister. Made for television, the film was directed by James Kent and starred Maxine Peake as Lister. read more
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The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister is a 2010 British biographical historical drama film about 19th-century Yorkshire landowner Anne Lister. Made for television, the film was directed by James Kent and starred Maxine Peake as Lister. The script by Jane English drew from Lister's diaries, written in code, and decoded many years after her death. The story follows Lister's lesbian relationships and her independent lifestyle as an industrialist. The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister held its world premiere screening at the London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival in March 2010 and was broadcast in the United Kingdom by the BBC in May 2010.

Original Release

03/01/2010

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Cast

Maxine Peake Anne Lister
Anna Madeley Mariana Belcombe
Susan Lynch Isabella Norcliffe
Gemma Jones Aunt Lister
Christine Bottomley Ann Walker
Alan David Uncle Lister
Richenda Carey Mrs Priestley
Michael Culkin Charles Lawton
Tina O'Brien Miss Browne
Dean Lennox Kelly Christopher Rawson
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

James Kent

Writers

Jane English

Cast

Maxine Peake Anne Lister
Anna Madeley Mariana Belcombe
Susan Lynch Isabella Norcliffe
Gemma Jones Aunt Lister
Christine Bottomley Ann Walker
Alan David Uncle Lister
Richenda Carey Mrs Priestley
Michael Culkin Charles Lawton
Tina O'Brien Miss Browne
Dean Lennox Kelly Christopher Rawson
Tessa Peake-Jones Mrs Rawson
Jemima Foxtrot Lister Maid
Belinda Lazenby Mrs Browne
Ted Holden Rough Man
Martin Oldfield Jeweller
Micky Dacks Barman
Rob Taylor Fiddler
Robert Maxfield Priest

Producers

Nicolas Kent Executive Producer
Simon Rockell Executive Producer
Mark Bentley Producer
Geraldine Hawkins Producer

Editors

Ben Lester

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