Hyacinth's primary aims in life are to impress people, particularly of the upper and upper-middle classes, and to give the impression that she is of high social standing, despite her fairly average status. He is Roy Clarke's favourite character in the show, as stated in the series. Very occasionally, he goes to the local to play or , once challenging Richard to play billiards and discovering Richard was actually better at it than he was. Lomax was an even older lady, who suffered from severe , to the point she would even begin to feel sick in anticipation of getting in the car and would require stops every few miles to prevent her from. The day gets even worse for the polish-perfecting protagonist when Rose turns up, on her way to her own funeral. Daddy Daddy played by is the apparently , divorced father of Hyacinth, Daisy, Rose and Violet; the prequel Young Hyacinth reveals his wife ran off with an. .
Lucas - almost exactly the same character, in terms of personality and occupation, as Mr. View Scenes Driving Mrs Fortescue No Scenes 0 scenes No Scenes 0 scenes Hyacinth and Richard drive a wealthy Mrs Fortescue into town, however Hyacinth's plans to impress are crushed by her family when Daisy and Rose flag down the Buckets for a lift. They belonged to a wealthy parishioner of Michael the vicar and were two , atypically vicious for the breed, who lunged at and tried to attack Hyacinth. Above all her other acquaintances, Hyacinth is convinced that Mrs Barker-Finch is her greatest social rival; however, Mrs Barker-Finch does not seek to outdo Hyacinth in any way, and generally wants nothing to do with her at all. She also had the temerity to talk while Hyacinth was singing, once, firmly making her an enemy of Hyacinth's. He also happened to be one of Rose's most amorous pursuers. By this behaviour, it can be assumed that she too is as snobbish as Hyacinth.
Angus Lennie guest stars as Mr. She was played by in series one and whose performance was more over-the-top than Stelfox's in every episode after that. They both live in a council house on a council estate far from the standards of Hyacinth. View Scenes Angel Gabriel Blue No Scenes 0 scenes No Scenes 0 scenes Hyacinth is in search for her dream kitchen while Richard has developed a fungus infection, not to his wife's approval. He was shown as a not-very-bright man, who valued stupidity as a quality and who enjoyed golfing.
Most were unseen, but a few made appearances, usually embarrassing Hyacinth in some way in the process. He puts up with Hyacinth and her strange ways in order to keep the peace. He lived on the ground floor, and spent most of his time snoozing in a with his foot propped up. She also had a gluttonous appetite for and. He forced her to actually ride a horse to prove she could, taking great delight in her horrible attempts to mount and get the horse started, but showing some when the horse threw her and nearly injured her. However, when he went back to Poland, he fell for a Polish woman and broke the engagement off.
Hyacinth seems a bit jealous of Gail's success as compared to her son's, and sometimes finds reasons to put her down such as having a live-in boyfriend when she is mentioned. She has a penchant for stealing Onslow's , and for going into long tirades about men and their unfaithfulness. She and Onslow are actually fairly well-educated, and often have philosophical discussions, but these never last long because she usually tries to turn the conversation to love fairly quickly. They shared a to the late Dowager Lady Ursula, but the wine was too strong for Hyacinth, who promptly became hopelessly drunk. He owns both a and a 1978 , which is falling apart and tends to and belch dark clouds of. The horrible, off-key racket actually stopped the fight and made both men flee, which was not Hyacinth's intent but it did save the situation.
Merryweather - on the popular. Later in rehearsals however, Hyacinth falls foul of a stage accident. Their acquaintance is only slight, as Richard forgot who they were for a time, and Millburn had no recollection at all of who Hyacinth and Richard were. He also loves to eat, his favourite snack being Smoky. Gail grew up friends with Sheridan, but unlike Sheridan she goes to a proper and is trying to make something of herself. View Scenes Please Mind Your Head No Scenes 0 scenes No Scenes 0 scenes Hyacinth and Richard are settling into their new country apartment, but Richard is less than enthused with its diminutive size. At first, Hyacinth and Richard thought he was Liz's illicit lover, but later found out he was her brother who moved in after he reportedly lost his own house in a messy.
While she has a rich, strong voice, she tends to force it too hard and loudly, making her singing unpleasant to listen to. Hyacinth, thinking him a celebrity, invited him to a barbecue in hopes of impressing the neighbors. Her sister is married to a , which leads Hyacinth to perform favours for her even if they are inconvenient to her and Richard, with hopes of socializing with members of the nobility. He also frequently falls or hurts himself trying to run to escape her. Daddy's screen appearances are somewhat rare, and his spoken lines even more so. He would rather avoid her, but tries to stand up to her when she pounces on him, which is every time he delivers and occasionally throws to her house.
Like Liz, Emmett deeply sympathizes with Richard. Unfortunately for her, a series of mishaps involving a drunken Richard, a disguised Elizabeth, and a semi-naked Daddy caused the Thorgunbys to give up on the idea of a Christmas visit and drive back home. This backfired, however, since Daddy's fiancee was in the car instead of the dog and barked back at Hyacinth, again startling her into the hedge. Hyacinth detests Onslow; however, he has no mean spirit and gets on well with almost everyone else, including his own , Hyacinth's vicar, Emmett, Elizabeth, Bruce and Violet. As always, Hyacinth's plans of perfection are shattered when a digger dumps dirt in her chosen location for the picnic.