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Tipping the Velvet

Episode #1.1 (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV Episode | 59 min | Drama, Romance

Unconventional, unflinching, and undeniably engaging, this coming-of-age story is about a provincial young woman who follows her heart--and a beautiful male impersonator--to London. It's also a candid depiction of lesbian love in Victorian...See moreUnconventional, unflinching, and undeniably engaging, this coming-of-age story is about a provincial young woman who follows her heart--and a beautiful male impersonator--to London. It's also a candid depiction of lesbian love in Victorian England. Written by Anonymous See less
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Andrew Davies (screenplay) | Sarah Waters (novel)
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Updated Oct 9, 2002

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Oct 9, 2002 (United Kingdom)
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Ratings Breakdown

7.7 / 10 | 71 votes