Hank Zipzer. Hank Zipzer (Nick James)
Hank Zipzer

Hank Zipzer

  • TV comedy drama
  • CBBC
  • 2014 - 2016
  • 40 episodes (3 series)

Childrens' comedy inspired by the book series 'Hank Zipzer: The World's Greatest Underachiever'. Stars Nick James, Henry Winkler, Felicity Montagu, Juliet Cowan, Neil Fitzmaurice and more.

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Series 2, Episode 5 - Hank's Hero

Hank and Stan are whipped into a frenzy when they hear that new headmaster, Mr Joy - keen to make a splash - is bringing their favourite footballer, Alex Broman to Westbrook Academy for an official visit.

Preview clips

Further details

Hank Zipzer. Mr Joy (Javone Prince). Copyright: Kindle Entertainment

A few lucky pupils will be chosen for a kickabout with their hero Alex Broman, but when Hank finds himself in another Adolf detention it looks like he's going to miss out - or is he?

Broadcast details

Thursday 10th September 2015
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 20th September 2015 10:05am CBBC
Saturday 17th October 2015 3:30pm CBBC
Sunday 1st November 2015 3:55pm CBBC
Monday 21st December 2015 12:30pm CBBC
Sunday 17th January 2016 3:15pm CBBC
Saturday 23rd April 2016 11:40am CBBC
Saturday 21st May 2016 5:10pm CBBC
Saturday 11th March 2017 4:05pm CBBC
Wednesday 7th June 2017 8:35am CBBC
Friday 10th November 2017 10:30am CBBC
Wednesday 31st January 2018 11:45am CBBC
Tuesday 3rd April 2018 1:25pm CBBC
Thursday 3rd May 2018 8:00pm CBBC
Wednesday 11th July 2018 5:00pm CBBC
Wednesday 11th July 2018 8:30pm CBBC
Saturday 15th September 2018 3:45pm CBBC
Monday 31st December 2018 12:25pm CBBC
Thursday 4th April 2019 10:10am CBBC
Friday 28th June 2019 11:55am CBBC
Thursday 17th October 2019 9:25am CBBC
Tuesday 21st January 2020 12:05pm CBBC
Tuesday 25th February 2020 12:40pm CBBC
Friday 29th May 2020 12:40pm CBBC
Wednesday 29th July 2020 7:30pm CBBC
Wednesday 5th August 2020 10:50am CBBC
Tuesday 29th December 2020 12:10pm CBBC
Wednesday 3rd February 2021 1:05pm CBBC
Tuesday 13th April 2021 1:20pm CBBC
Friday 4th June 2021 1:05pm CBBC
Monday 6th September 2021 7:25pm CBBC

Cast & crew

Nick James Hank Zipzer
Henry Winkler Mr Rock
Felicity Montagu Miss Adolf
Neil Fitzmaurice Stan
Jayden Jean-Paul-Denis Frankie
Madeline Holliday Emily
Alicia Lai Ashley
Javone Prince Mr Joy
Guest cast
Dominic Coleman Mick McKelty
Nick Sagar Alex Broman
Writing team
Joe Williams Writer
Andrew Bayliss Script Editor
Jon MacQueen Script Editor
Production team
Tom George Director
Jim Poyser Producer
Anne Brogan Executive Producer
Helen McAleer Executive Producer
Sue Nott Executive Producer
Julia Posen Executive Producer
Melanie Stokes Executive Producer
Shayna Fine Executive Producer
Hugo Heppell Executive Producer
Craig Harbour Editor
Tina Sherifa Hicks Production Designer
Oli Julian Composer
Nick Foster Composer


Series 2 Episode 5 preview

A famous sport star is coming to visit Hanks school but will Hank get to meet him?

Featuring: Nick James (Hank Zipzer) & Felicity Montagu (Miss Adolf).

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