Keeping Up Appearances
Patricia Routledge stars as Hyacinth Bucket (pronounced boo-KAY), who is in a class of her own, so obsessed with etiquette and breeding that she goes to incredible lengths in her quest for perfection. In marked contrast: the rest of her family.
Keeping Up Appearances Previous Broadcasts
Riparian Entertainment (Episode #134)
KQED Plus: Wed, May 28, 2014 -- 9:00 PM
While walking by an idyllic riverbank with Richard, Hyacinth comes up with one of her most ambitious plans. "I shall hold a riverside picnic equally as graceful as one of my candlelight suppers."
- KQED Plus: Thu, May 29, 2014 -- 3:00 AM
Anniversary Alarm (Episode #133)
KQED Plus: Wed, May 21, 2014 -- 9:00 PM
Hyacinth is in a sunny disposition, which mystifies Richard. The real horror of his situation dawns on him when he realizes that he has forgotten their anniversary and that Hyacinth is beaming in anticipation of a gift, which he has not bought her.
- KQED Plus: Thu, May 22, 2014 -- 3:00 AM
Fancy Dress Ball (Episode #132)
KQED Plus: Wed, May 14, 2014 -- 9:00 PM
Hyacinth is concerned that her invitation to the Mayor's fancy dress ball hasn't yet dropped through her letterbox. Richard is even more concerned that Hyacinth intends him to attend costumed as Louis XIV in silk trousers.
- KQED Plus: Thu, May 15, 2014 -- 3:00 AM
Fun Fair (Episode #131)
KQED Plus: Wed, May 7, 2014 -- 9:00 PM
Hyacinth is seaside experiencing all the fun of the fair at a pleasure beach. In her distinctive blazer and hat she looks after a travel weary elderly lady and deals with an amorous Italian pensioner.
- KQED Plus: Thu, May 8, 2014 -- 3:00 AM
Indoor/Outdoor Buffet (Episode #130)
KQED Plus: Thu, May 1, 2014 -- 3:00 AM
Hyacinth is desperate to keep up with the Barker-Finches, who have a bit of local fame at barbecue. She plans a super barbecue special complete with her own "celebrity," leaving Richard far from keen on the idea.