Keeping Up Appearances

Season 5 Episode 11

The Pageant

Aired Unknown Dec 25, 1995 on BBC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Hyacinth: (While being taken out on a stretcher) Richard, if I'm going to die, please make sure Onslow wears a tie at the funeral.

    • Hyacinth: Now, don't forget, Richard, grab Onslow as soon as he walks through that door.
      Richard: He's not usually wearing much you can grab.

    • Vicar: What were you writing down?
      Vicar's Wife: The number of her new mobile phone.
      Vicar: Oh, good Heavens, she's mobile now. The Bucket woman fully mobile. She's going to be an epidemic - and there's no cure.

  • Notes

    • In this episode, Hyacinth is organizing a pageant about the English Civil War. She refers to the Cavaliers and the Roundheads as the opposing forces. The Cavaliers were those who supported the continuation of absolute monarchy. The Roundheads were those who favored greater power for Parliament.

    • On the DVDs, this episode is titled "Historical Pageant."

  • Allusions