Tipping the Velvet (2002)


Set in the 1890s, Tipping the Velvet tells the lesbian love affair between male impersonator music hall star Kitty Butler and Nan Astley.

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Kickass Score: 7.3/10 from 12 votes
Release Date: 2002-10-22
Status: Released
Run time: 178 min / 2:58
Production Studio : BBC, BBC Two
Production Country: United Kingdom

Tipping the Velvet Casts

Rachael Stirling
as Nan Astley
Keeley Hawes
as Kitty Butler
Anna Chancellor
as Diana Lethaby
Jodhi May
as Florence Banner
John Bowe
as Walter Bliss
Sally Hawkins
as Zena
Daniel Mays
as Jimmy Burns
Hugh Bonneville
as Ralph Banner
Benedict Cumberbatch
as Freddy
Alexei Sayle
as Charles Frobisher
Di Botcher
as Woman with Cigar
Bernice Stegers
Bernice Stegers
as Mrs. Denby
Johnny Vegas
as Gully Sutherland
Sarah Crowden
as Woman with Pipe
Monica Dolan
as Alice Astley
Richard Hope
as Mr. Astley
Paul Ready
as Renter Alice

Tipping the Velvet Crew

Writing Andrew Davies Adaptation
Directing Geoffrey Sax Director
Production Georgina Lowe Producer
Writing Sarah Waters Novel
Production Sally Head Executive Producer