TV Mini-Series | | Drama, Romance
Set in the 1890's, tells the lesbian love affair between male impersonator music hall star Kitty Butler and Nan Astley.
One of the songs in the film, "Following in Father's Footsteps," was originally performed by famous male impersonator Vesta Tilley in the London halls of Victorian England during the late 1800s, when "Tipping the Velvet" is set.
Like a mermaid.
The roses Kitty gives out in her act are obviously artificial. But later when Nan shows Kitty she kept the rose she received from her, the rose is wilted.