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.

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Series 1, Episode 12 - Anyone For Lizard?

Hank can't believe his luck when he is chosen to host a Japanese exchange student.

Further details

Hank is chosen to host a Japanese exchange student. He even manages to remember to get his permission slip signed, but there's trouble when school bully McKelty steals it. With no slip to present to Miss Adolf, Hank is in danger of not being allowed to take part.

To show how committed Hank is to the exchange programme, Rosa organises a Japanese banquet for Miss Adolf and Mr Rock. The banquet ends in disaster: an escaped lizard, marauding crickets and a fainting Stan, who covers Ms Adolf with sushi. All looks lost, until Rosa uncovers Ms Adolf's secret passion: karaoke.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 15th 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
    Nick Mohammed Mr Leland Love
    Jayden Jean-Paul-Denis Frankie
    Jude Foley Nicholas McKelty
    Madeline Holliday Emily
    Chloe Wong Ashley
    Guest cast
    Jay Penrake Yoshi
    Writing team
    Lucy Guy Script Editor
    Danny Spring Script Editor
    Lucy Guy Writer
    Production team
    Rebecca Rycroft Director
    Ali Bryer Carron Producer
    Anne Brogan Executive Producer
    Helen McAleer Executive Producer
    Sue Nott Executive Producer
    Steven Denure Executive Producer
    Julia Posen Executive Producer
    Melanie Stokes Executive Producer
    Mike Holliday Editor
    Tina Sherifa Hicks Production Designer
    Oli Julian Composer
    Nick Foster Composer

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