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.
Rolls Royce (#139) Duration: 29:08 TVPG
Hyacinth is stung to lose first prize at the local craft fair for "free style floral decoration of a table centerpiece." To make matters worse, the winner is one Lydia Hawksworth, a lady who once was objectionable at one of Hyacinth's candlelight suppers.
Hostess Advert (#140) Duration: 29:07 TVPG
Hyacinth may yet become the Barbara Cortland of the West Midland social scene. She aims to advise and educate the nation on gracious living, lit incandescently by their own candlelight suppers.
Electricals (#126) Duration: 28:48 TVPG
Hyacinth volunteers Richard's services to help out with the Church Hall where there is a problem with the lights. However, since his forte is strictly not in the direction of DIY, Richard's contributions only add to the mayhem.
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