Linda C. (Osha341) - reviewed Keeping Up Appearances : Hyacinth Bucket's Book of Etiquette for the Socially Less Fortunate on
Hyacinth Bucket - pronounced "Bouquet" - star of the BBC1 comedy series, "Keeping Up Appearances", imparts her personal views on protecting one's social standing. There are sections on etiquette in the home, entertaining, social obligations, how to strike up an acquaintance with members of the aristocracy, and improving the mind. They all give an insight into Hyacinth's philosophy of life, developed through years of candle-light suppers and charity sub-committee meetings. The book is based on the television scripts by Roy Clarke.