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 1, Episode 1 is repeated on Gold on Tuesday 3rd August at 11:20am.

Series 4, Episode 4 - The Commodore

Hyacinth agrees to meet the Ladies' Luncheon Club special guest at the railway station, but the assignment proves more difficult than she imagined.

Broadcast details

Sunday 26th September 1993
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
Jeremy Gittins Michael the Vicar
Guest cast
Nigel Davenport Commodore
Geraldine Newman Chairlady
Linda James Committee Member
Liz Edmiston Committee Member
Anne Briers (as Ann Davies) Lady at Luncheon
Len Lowe (as Leonard Lowe) Passenger
Donald T. Allen Station Manager
Gordon Peters Ticket Clerk
Irene Sharp Lady at Station
John Barrard Houseowner
Writing team
Roy Clarke Writer
Christopher Bond Script Editor
Production team
Harold Snoad Director
Harold Snoad Producer

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