From the priest to the neighbors, everyone was afraid of Mrs. Chaka eating candles.
Hold onto pictures of Hyacinth Bucket and her husband getting tired of constantly trying to climb the social ladder. Played by the legendary Patricia Routledge, Mrs. Bucket is known for insisting on being the “head of the household” and insisting that her name be pronounced “Bouquet”.
Her long-suffering husband, Richard (Clive Swift), is forever cursed for betraying the couple’s working-class roots. Meanwhile, neighbors Elizabeth (Josephine Tucson) and Emmett (David Griffin) go into hiding when Mrs. Bucket invites them out for coffee, or worse, a candlelit dinner.
The series ran on BBC1 from 1990 to 1995 and was written by Roy Clark. Two specials also aired in 1997 and 2008. But what happened to the actors after saving the finished photo? See Lintan’s report .
After the series ended in 1995, Routledge played an aspiring detective in Hetty Wainthrop Investigates. He also played many dramatic roles. In 2021, he will join Judi Dench and Stephen Fry in an online celebration of Noel Coward’s work.
Routledge, 93, has enjoyed a remarkable seven-year career. Her most recent work was as a voice actress in the 2004 and 2005 children’s television series Blips.
In 2017, she was a woman for entertainment and charity services. He never married or had children.
Clive SwiftRichard Elmer
Swift is Hyacinth’s fake husband. After the show ended, he appeared once on shows like Peak Practice and Doctor Who , and played Roy in The Old Guys.
Swift is a musician and tours the UK with concerts. He died in 2019 at the age of 82. He is the father of three children, including Joe Swift, owner of Gardeners World.
Josephine Tucson (Elizabeth) and David Griffin (Emmett)
Elizabeth trembled with fear as she touched the porcelain of her neighbour, Bucket. His brother Emmet joins the second series and is suspicious of the social climber.
Tucson, 89, has been married twice, to Rising Damp actor Leonard Rossiter. Until 2010, she played the role of Miss Davenport in the movie “Last of Summer Wine”. 2012, “Still in shape?” starring in the movie.
Hello from the previous person! Starr Griffin, 79, toured The Good Sex Guide with Sue Pollard. He also performed in pantomime.
Mary Miller (Rose)
Miller was the second actress to play Rose Rose in the second series in 1991, replacing Shirley Sturfox.
In 1997, she played Mrs. Potts in Beauty and the Beast in London, but unfortunately had to leave the show due to illness. She died of ovarian cancer in 1998 at the age of 62.
Geoffrey Hughes Onslow
Coronation Street star Hughes Onslow. After maintaining his image, he starred in The Royal Family as Twiggy, who regularly cleans up loot and drinks water from cans.
He also played the lovable villain Vernon Scripps in Heartbeat and had a role in the teen drama The Little Mermaid. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in the 1990s. He thought he had recovered from the illness, but in 2010 he suffered severe back pain and fell. Sadly, he died in his sleep in 2012.
Judy Cornwell (Chrysanthemum)
Cheerful Daisy is always reading romance novels – and her attempts to convince her lazy husband Onslow to hide under the covers have been unsuccessful.
Cornwell, 82, also plays Queenie, mother of Heather Trotter in London’s East End. He has published several novels and in 2005 published his autobiography, The Adventures of Jelly Babies, which recounts his childhood during the war in England and subsequently his family affairs. he moved to Australia.