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 3, Episode 3 - Zipzers And Aliens

Hank accidentally gets his friends' copies of worldwide publishing sensation Alien Adventures confiscated by Miss Adolf and has to put things right before the author herself makes a very special visit to Westbrook.

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Broadcast details

Thursday 9th June 2016
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 11th June 2016 6:20pm CBBC
Saturday 18th June 2016 11:15am CBBC
Sunday 19th June 2016 6:35pm CBBC
Saturday 2nd July 2016 6:05pm CBBC
Thursday 14th July 2016 11:20am CBBC
Saturday 30th July 2016 3:50pm CBBC
Saturday 1st October 2016 4:00pm CBBC
Wednesday 23rd November 2016 9:30am CBBC
Saturday 17th December 2016 11:40am CBBC
Wednesday 14th June 2017 9:00am CBBC
Wednesday 28th June 2017 5:00pm CBBC
Wednesday 28th June 2017 8:30pm CBBC
Saturday 1st July 2017 12:40pm CBBC
Wednesday 5th July 2017 4:35pm CBBC
Wednesday 22nd November 2017 2:10pm CBBC
Wednesday 8th August 2018 5:00pm CBBC
Wednesday 8th August 2018 8:30pm CBBC
Monday 17th September 2018 10:05am CBBC
Saturday 13th October 2018 3:20pm CBBC
Tuesday 1st January 2019 11:55am CBBC
Monday 6th May 2019 9:20am CBBC
Thursday 1st August 2019 11:45am CBBC
Friday 18th October 2019 9:25am CBBC
Wednesday 22nd January 2020 12:25pm CBBC
Wednesday 26th February 2020 1:00pm CBBC
Friday 5th June 2020 12:15pm CBBC
Thursday 6th August 2020 12:15pm CBBC
Wednesday 14th October 2020 7:30pm CBBC
Thursday 31st December 2020 1:30pm CBBC
Tuesday 30th March 2021 12:40pm CBBC

Cast & crew

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
Alicia Lai Ashley
Javone Prince Mr Joy
Guest cast
James Quinn Caretaker
Katy Brand Kathleen Murray
Writing team
Will Ing Script Editor
George Poles Script Editor
Matt Bloom Writer
Production team
Matt Bloom Director
Richard Grocock 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
Hugo Heppell Executive Producer
Jake Bernard Editor
Paul Rowan Production Designer
Oli Julian Composer
Nick Foster Composer


Series 3 Episode 3 preview

Everyone is obsessed with the latest sci-fi book, but the author visits for a signing and the books are not where they should be.

Featuring: Nick James (Hank Zipzer) & Henry Winkler (Mr Rock).

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