Tipping the Velvet

Smitten by music hall life, and by the beautiful male impersonator Kitty Butler (Keeley Hawes), Nan Astley (Rachael Stirling) leaves her family's Whitstable oyster parlor and follows her heart to London. There she finds unimaginable joy - and misery - as she explores the secret side of fin de siecle life.
Smitten by music hall life, and by the beautiful male impersonator Kitty Butler (Keeley Hawes), Nan Astley (Rachael Stirling) leaves her family's Whitstable oyster parlor and follows her heart to London. There she finds unimaginable joy - and misery - as she explores the secret side of fin de siecle life.

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The glamorous world of the 19th -century music hall provides the backdrop for Nan's first love affair with Kitty Butler, a popular male impersonator. When Kitty is offered the chance to perform in London, a delighted Nan accompanies her as a dresser, but
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