Hank Zipzer. Hank Zipzer (Nick James).

Hank Zipzer

CBBC comedy drama about a teenager with dyslexia. 40 episodes (3 series), 2014 - 2016. Stars Nick James, Henry Winkler, Felicity Montagu, Juliet Cowan and others.

Series 1, Episode 10 - I Think I Broke My Dad

Hank ends up in detention with Mr. Rock and soon realises that it's both fun and a way of avoiding his dad.

Further details

Hank Zipzer. Miss Adolf (Felicity Montagu). Copyright: Kindle Entertainment.

Hank feels under pressure when Stan comes up with some alternative therapies to try to help him with his dyslexia. When Hank ends up in detention with Mr. Rock and realises that it's both fun and a way of avoiding his dad, Stan becomes suspicious and is horrified to discover that Hank has been lying about detention just to avoid him.

Stan decides to take dramatic action by giving himself a makeover to become 'Cool Dad' - but will Hank find he preferred him as he was?

Broadcast details

Tuesday 1st April 2014
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Nick James Hank Zipzer
Henry Winkler Mr Rock
Felicity Montagu Miss Adolf
Juliet Cowan Rosa
Neil Fitzmaurice Stan
Jayden Jean-Paul-Denis Frankie
Jude Foley Nicholas McKelty
Madeline Holliday Emily
Chloe Wong Ashley
Writing team
Lucy Guy Script Editor
Danny Spring Script Editor
Mark Oswin Writer
Production team
Rebecca Rycroft Director
Ali Bryer Carron Producer
Anne Brogan Executive Producer
Helen McAleer Executive Producer
Sue Nott Executive Producer
Julia Posen Executive Producer
Melanie Stokes Executive Producer

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