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Tipping the Velvet (2002)

Tipping the Velvet
7.6 Rating
(63 ratings)
8 IMDB rating

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Rachael Stirling

Rachael Stirling

 Nan Astley
Keeley Hawes

Keeley Hawes

 Kitty Butler
Anna Chancellor

Anna Chancellor

 Diana Lethaby
Jodhi May

Jodhi May

 Florence Banner
Alexei Sayle

Alexei Sayle

 Charles Frobisher
John Bowe

John Bowe

 Walter Bliss
Sally Hawkins

Sally Hawkins

 Zena Blake
Di Botcher

Di Botcher

 Woman with Cigar


Written by
Andrew Davies

Andrew Davies

(3 episodes, 2002)
Sarah Waters

Sarah Waters

(3 episodes, 2002)


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3 years, 2 months ago at Jun 10 0:11
I first read Tipping the Velvet at the suggestion of a friend, who told me that it was full of “yummy bits.” I began reading it somewhat skeptically, as I have never really been a fan of “lesbian novels,” but Sarah Waters’s erotic and involving tale quickly pulled me in — and yes, the yummy bits were very yummy.

So when I heard that the BBC was making a miniseries out o... read more
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Release date: 9 October 2002
UPC: 054961675791
Lesbian (5), Victorian (3), Book (2), Book Adaption (2), Romance (2), Historical (2), Based On Book (2), Costume Drama (2), Tv Movie (2), UK (1), 2000's (1), 2002 (1), Adaptation (1), Film (1), (1), Lgbt (1), S (1), 2000s (1)
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infected mushroom posted a review 3 years, 2 months ago

“I first read Tipping the Velvet at the suggestion of a friend, who told me that it was full of “yummy bits.” I began reading it somewhat skeptically, as I have never really been a fan of “lesbian novels,” but Sarah Waters’s erotic and involving tale quickly pulled me in — and yes, the yummy bits were very yummy.

So when I heard that the BBC was making a miniseries out of the novel, I was both intrigued and excited. How would they manage those tasty scenes involving toys and tongues and tarts (oh my)? Although BBCAmerica aired the miniseries in the U.S. last spring, it cut out most of those tasty tidbits, to the frustration of many American viewers.

Now that Tipping the Velvet has been released on DVD, we all have the opportunity to see what aired in the U.” read more

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" Picture of Tipping the Velvet The glamorous world of 19th century music hall provides the backdrop for Nan's first love affair with a member of the same sex. "