This is Y Magazine 2020

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Lights, Camera, Yorkshire

SHIBDEN SUCCESS Brace yourselves for more big and bold storylines as series two of Sally Wainwright’s hugely successful Gentleman Jack commences filming in Calderdale this year. The hit BBC series portrays the lives of Anne Lister (Suranne Jones) and Ann Walker (Sophie Rundle). Filmed at the stunning Shibden Hall in Halifax, the real home of the drama’s heroine, international visitor figures have boomed following the popularity of the first series.

SMASH HIT Another Sally Wainwright smash hit, the BBC BAFTA-winning Last Tango in Halifax returns to TV screens in 2020. Starring Anne Reid, Derek Jacobi, Nicola Walker, Sarah Lancashire and reunited with Bradford born Timothy West, this is an uplifting, heart-warming, touching and funny tale exploring Celia and Alan’s relationship. Look out for lots of Yorkshire locations.

H O O R AY F O R H E R R I OT Celebrating 50 years since the first publication of Alf Wight’s books, known to the world as James Herriot, and all about the adventures of this much-loved country vet in the Yorkshire Dales, there’s a new series of All Creatures Great and Small to hit TV screens this year on Channel 5.