Tipping the Velvet (DVD)
Based on Sarah Waters’ acclaimed novel, Andrew Davies’ powerful adaptation is a frank depiction of lesbianism and a moving account of a young woman searching for her heart. With Keeley Hawes, Anna Chancellor, Jodhi May and John Bowe.
The complete three-part BBC drama series set amidst the lesbian sub-culture of 1890s England. In the first episode Nan, the heroine of the series, meets male impersonator Kitty Butler and begins her first affair. Episode two finds Nan voyaging into the Victorian sexual underworld, where she meets rich society widow Sapphie. The final episode sees Nan destitute again and this time preparing to make the most important decision of her life.
Running Time: 177 minutes
Region: Region 2
Release Date: 7 Sept. 2015
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