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 2 - The Lucky Socks

Hank finds himself forced to try out for the Yellow House softball team.

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The school announces its annual House sport and quiz competition and Hank finds himself forced to try out for the Yellow House softball team.

Given his co-ordination issues, Hank knows that he's doomed to fail, but when he runs out of socks and borrows a pair of Emily's sparkly pink socks on the morning of practice with Papa Pete, he's stunned to discover that he can actually hit the ball. Seems the socks are a lucky charm and soon Hank refuses to take them off.

But when Emily decides that she also needs her lucky socks to win the quiz, the pair come to blows.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 4th February 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
Vincenzo Nicoli Papa Pete
Nick Mohammed Mr Leland Love
Jayden Jean-Paul-Denis Frankie
Jude Foley Nicholas McKelty
Madeline Holliday Emily
Chloe Wong Ashley
Writing team
Joe Williams Writer
Lucy Guy Script Editor
Danny Spring Script Editor
Production team
Matt Bloom Director
Siobhan Rhodes (as Siobhan Bachman) 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

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