Keeping Up Appearances. Image shows from L to R: Hyacinth Bucket (Patricia Routledge), Richard Bucket (Clive Swift). Copyright: BBC.

Keeping Up Appearances

BBC One sitcom about a social snob. 44 episodes (5 series), 1990 - 1995. Stars Patricia Routledge, Clive Swift, Geoffrey Hughes, Judy Cornwell and others.

Series 3, Episode 7 is repeated on Drama today at 6pm.

Series 3, Episode 5 - Richard's New Hobby

Hyacinth, realising that Richard is bored with early retirement, suggests he take up film-making as a hobby. It quickly backfires!

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 4th October 1992
Time
7:15pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Patricia Routledge Hyacinth Bucket
Clive Swift Richard Bucket
Geoffrey Hughes Onslow
Judy Cornwell Daisy
Josephine Tewson Elizabeth
David Griffin Emmet Hawksworth
Mary Millar Rose
Guest cast
Charmian May Councillor Nugent
Jonathan Stratt Policeman
Matthew Long Policeman
Writing team
Roy Clarke Writer
Christopher Bond Script Editor
Production team
Harold Snoad Director
Harold Snoad Producer
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