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Uniform Title Keeping up appearances (Television program)
Title Keeping up appearances [videorecording] / written by Roy Clark ; produced & directed by Harold Snoad ; BBC.

Publication Info. [United States] : BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc., [2013]
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video Inc.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD Television Series    KEE    Staff Reported Missing
Edition Collector's edition.
Description 10 videodiscs (approximately 1370 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Physical Medium DVD video 4 3/4 in. rda
Description digital optical stereo Dolby rda
laser optical NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
System Details DVD; NTSC, region 1; full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo sound.
Language English dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Note Title from container.
Cast Patricia Routledge, Josephine Tewson, Judy Cornwell, Geoffrey Hughes, Shirley Stelfox, Clive Swift, Mary Millar, David Griffin ; with Leo Dolan, Peter Cellier, Jeremy Gittins, Marion Barron, Eric Carte, Chairman May, Denis Bond, Robert Rawles, Ian Burford, Linda James, Pamela Abbott, Leonard Lowe, Simon Merrick, Robert McBain, John Pennington, Ivor Danvers, David Janson, George Webb, Anna Dawson, John Evitts.
Credits Signature tune, Nick Ingman ; costume designer, Rita Reekie, Laura Ergis ; videotape editor, David Hambelton, Andy Quested ; designer, Geoff Powell, Tim Gleeson, John Collins, Derek Evans, Stephen Wright, Anna Higginson, Sara Hawdin.
Note Originally broadcast in the UK as a television series from 1990-1995.
Audience Rating: TVPG.
Summary When it comes to snobbery, Hyacinth Bucket (pronounced 'bouquet') is in a class of her own. Desperate to impress the neighbors and elbow her way into the local aristocracy, every moment of Hyacinth's day is spent going to manic lengths in her quest for perfection.
Contents Season 1. Disc 1. (approximately 180 min.) The name is Bouquet: B-U-C-K-E-T -- Welcoming the dishy vicar -- Visiting an acquaintance's stately home -- A fate worse than senility -- Our Daisy and her toy boy -- How to manage a family christening.
Season 2. Disc 1. (approximately 150 min.) A strange man -- Driving Mrs. Fortescue -- Candlelight supper -- Golfing with the Major -- The googley-eyed registrar -- Season 2. Disc 2. (approximately 150 min.) Cocktails with a Greek shipping millionaire -- The unfortunate prospect of early retirement -- Playthings for Daddy -- Three piece suite -- Picnic for Daddy.
Season 3. Disc 1. (approximately 210 min.) Half a camel -- How to retire early if you're not careful -- A portrait of the artist as a hen-pecked man -- The French Lieutenant's daughters -- How to go on holiday without really trying -- What to wear when you're yachting -- Violet's country cottage.
Season 4. Disc 1. (approximately 210 min.) Hyacinth tees off! -- The nautical speaker -- Indoor/outdoor luxury barbeque & finger buffet -- Rural retreat -- Beacon for the best in hospitality -- Please mind you head -- Let there be light.
Season 5. Disc 1. (approximately 150 min.) Seaside fun -- The fancy dress ball -- Hyacinth is alarmed -- Riparian entertainments -- Sister, sister -- Season 5. Disc 2. (approximately 150 min.) Country estate sale -- General Bucket -- A bon vivant buffet -- A crafts-woman scorned -- Scintillating, socializing.
Disc 8. Christmas specials (approximately 170 min.) A very merry Hyacinth -- Sea fever -- Angel Gabriel Blue -- Historical pageant.
Note Special features: Disc 1-8: Outtakes. Disc 9: Life lessons from Onslow (58 min. featurette); The memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket (61 min. featurette). Disc 10: Hyacinth revealed - newly recorded interviews (37 min.); Comedy Connections (29 min. episode of Comedy Connections featuring Keeping Up Appearances); Interview with Judy Cornwall (12 min.); Interview with Patricia Routledge (15 min.); Funny women: Patricia Routledge (29 min. episode of Funny Women featuring Patricia Routledge); Second chance short (UK commercial featuring Hyacinth and Elizabeth); Pebble Mill interview with Patricia Routledge and Clive Swift (9 min.); "Kitty" monologues (19 min. featurette).
Subject Snobs and snobbishness -- Great Britain -- Drama.
Married people -- Great Britain -- Drama.
Sisters -- Great Britain -- Drama.
Social classes -- Great Britain -- Drama.
Class consciousness -- Great Britain -- Drama.
Genre/Form Television comedies.
Fiction television programs.
Television series.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Snoad, Harold, television director, television producer.
Clarke, Roy, 1930- screenwriter.
Routledge, Patricia, actor.
Tewson, Josephine, 1939- actor.
Cornwell, Judy, 1940- actor.
Hughes, Geoffrey, 1944-2012, actor.
Stelfox, Shirley, 1941-2015, actor.
Swift, Clive, actor.
Millar, Mary, actor.
Griffin, David, 1943- actor.
Dolan, Leo, 1943-2003, actor.
Cellier, Peter, actor.
Gittins, Jeremy, 1956- actor.
Barron, Marion, 1958- actor.
Burford, Ian, actor.
Janson, David, 1950- actor.
Webb, George, 1912-1998, actor.
Ingman, Nicholas, composer (expression)
British Broadcasting Corporation, production company, broadcaster.
BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc., production company.
Warner Home Video (Firm), film distributor.
Added Title Roy Clarke's Keeping up appearances.
Comedy Connections (Television program)
Funny Women (Television program)
Standard No. 883929389025
Music No. 3000053793 Warner Home Video (set)
2000093117 Warner Home Video (disc 1)
2000093118 Warner Home Video (disc 2)
2000093119 Warner Home Video (disc 3)
2000093120 Warner Home Video (disc 4)
2000093121 Warner Home Video (disc 5)
2000093122 Warner Home Video (disc 6)
2000093123 Warner Home Video (disc 7)
2000093124 Warner Home Video (disc 8)
2000093125 Warner Home Video (disc 9)
2000093126 Warner Home Video (disc 10)

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