Patricia Routledge plays Hyacinth Bucket, a woman who pretends to be upper-class but isn't. To align herself with Britain's top ten percent, Hyacinth insists her surname is pronounced "bouquet." Her attention to cleanliness, candlelight suppers, and a desire to sing gives pain to her husband Richard and their neighbors.
Last EpisodeTV Special: The Pageant Aired: Dec. 25, 1995
Hyacinth and Richard arrive at the Church hall as Hyacinth organizes a Pageant based on the English Civil War, with herself as Queen Henrietta …
Series Fun Facts
- Although premiered on Christmas Day, apart from the obvious Christmas related Angel Gabriel Blue reference, there is no connection to Christmas themes.
- Hyacinth Bucket was voted "One of the most annoying characters in British television".
- Goof (continuity error): This is the second episode in which Richard falls off a ladder at Daisy and Onslow's house while trying to look through the window. However, it is supposed to be…
[show]Goof (continuity error): This is the second episode in which Richard falls off a ladder at Daisy and Onslow's house while trying to look through the window. However, it is supposed to be Daddy's room that he is looking in, and in the previous episode when he looked through the same window via the ladder, it was said to be Rose's room within.