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Tipping the Velvet

Episode #1.2 (Season 1, Episode 2)
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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Writers
Andrew Davies (screenplay) | Sarah Waters (novel)
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Updated Oct 16, 2002

Release date
Oct 16, 2002 (United Kingdom)
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21 cast members
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Rachael Stirling
Nan Astley Nan Astley   See fewer
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Keeley Hawes
Kitty Butler Kitty Butler   See fewer
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Anna Chancellor
Diana Lethaby Diana Lethaby   See fewer
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Jodhi May
Florence Banner Florence Banner   See fewer
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John Bowe
Walter Bliss Walter Bliss   See fewer
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Sally Hawkins
Zena Blake Zena Blake   See fewer
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Di Botcher
Woman with Cigar Woman with Cigar   See fewer
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Carl Chase
Corder Corder   See fewer
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Edward Clayton
Rough Customer Rough Customer   See fewer
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Heather Dickinson
Grace Milne Grace Milne   See fewer
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Janet Henfrey
Mrs. Jex Mrs. Jex   See fewer
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Paul Ready
Renter Alice Renter Alice   See fewer
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David Simeon
Middle-Aged Gent Middle-Aged Gent   See fewer
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David Spinx
Rough Man Rough Man   See fewer
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Bernice Stegers
Mrs. Denby Mrs. Denby   See fewer
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Susie Valerio
Singer (as Susie Gossling Valerio) Singer (as Susie Gossling Valerio)   See fewer
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Tilly Vosburgh
Mrs. Milne Mrs. Milne   See fewer
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Theresa Watson
Mrs. Best Mrs. Best   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.7 / 10 | 52 votes