Suranne, 40, stars as landowner Anne Lister in the BBC period drama, based on the secret diaries written by the influential figure and developed for screen by series creator Sally Wainwright.
In the drama, Anne falls for Ann Walker (Sophie Rundle) during a time same-sex relationships were frowned upon.
At the beginning of this evening’s second episode, the landowner was seen paying a visit to Ann and began innocently flirting with the socialite.
The moment drew intrigue from viewers as they took to social media to voice their discern at the subject matter Anne was using in her attempts at courting.
After revealing she remembered