Keeping Up Appearances

Season 5 Episode 10

The Hostess

Aired Unknown Nov 05, 1995 on BBC

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  • In the final episode (apart from a special) of this amazingly funny British comedy, Hyacinth puts an ad in the local paper advertising her services as a hostess but judging by the response she gets, some people have the wrong idea.

    Hyacinth has always considered herself to be a cut above everyone else in both culture and taste. Her home, her appearance and everything about her are a testament to this belief. Knowing herself to be especially skilled in the area of entertaining and throwing soirees and partiest etc., she places an ad in the local paper advertising her exclusive services as a hostess and is convinced that people will be falling all over themselves to hire her.

    Hyacinth is very excited when a customer books an appointment for her to play hostess at a gathering. With all of her knowledge and expertise, she sets forth confidently, only to be totally gobsmacked to learn that the kind of 'hostess' required is for services a little more intimate than those she is offering ...