Patricia Routledge Biography
Patricia Routledge is a British actress, broadcaster, and singer. Routledge has worked in theatre, television, and film and is best known for her role as Hyacinth Bucket in the BBC sitcom Keeping Up Appearances from 1990 until its final episode in 1995.
BAFTA TV Award nominated her for Best Light EPatricia Routledge is a British actress, broadcaster, and singer. Routledge has worked in theatre, television, and film and is best known for her role as Hyacinth Bucket in the BBC sitcom Keeping Up Appearancesntertainment Performance in 1992 and 1993. Her film appearances include To Sir, with Love and Don’t Raise the Bridge, Lower the River. Routledge is the ambassador for the charity Royal Voluntary Service, previously known as WRVS.
Patricia Routledge Age
Routledge was born on February 17, 1929, in Tranmere, Cheshire, England.
Patricia Routledge Height
Routledge stands at the height of 5 feet and 5 inches tall.
Patricia Routledge Education
Routledge studied at Birkenhead High School. She later enrolled at the University of Liverpool, where Patricia obtained her honors in English Language and Literature. Routledge was actively participating in the University’s dramatic society. At college, she served closely with the academic Edmund Colledge, who both directed and acted in various of society’s productions. Edmund Colledge persuaded Patricia to pursue an acting career. She trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School after graduating and returned to Liverpool to begin her acting career at the Liverpool Playhouse.
Patricia Routledge Nationality
Routledge holds British nationality.
Patricia Routledge Parents
Routledge is the daughter of Catherine Routledge and Isaac Routledge. She was born and raised in Chesire. Given her childhood experience, she didn’t have a very happy childhood as it was during World War II, and she and her family were forced to live in the basement of her father’s shop. Her father was a haberdasher and gentlemen’s outfitter. She has one brother by the name of Graham Routledge.
Patricia Routledge Partner
Routledge has never married. She also does not have children. Patricia, during an interrogation in 2001, said: she didn’t make a choice not to be a wife or a mother. Life just turned out like that because her involvement in acting was so total. In the same interview, Routledge discussed two affairs she had been involved in: one with a married man in her late 20s and the other some years later with a director.
She has been residing in Chichester since 2000 and frequently worships at Chichester Cathedral. She has helped raise £10,000 towards the restoration of the cathedral roof.
Patricia Routledge Shows and TV Films
Routledge began her career in the Liverpool Playhouse in 1952, just after graduating. She appeared in her first play, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” and was hired as a theater employee after a few months. They frequently included her in musicals and operettas because of her well-trained voice. She appeared in a number of famous plays such as “How’s The World Treating You?” and “Darling Of The Day” in 1968.
Patricia moved back to London, and she managed to make an extremely successful career in theatre and film, and on television as well as on the radio. She became a regular member of the Royal Shakespeare Company, starring in such productions as Richard III aired in 1983, The Importance Of Being Ernest from 1999 to 2001, The Solid Gold Cadillac in 2004), and An Ideal Husband in 2014, among others.
Patricia also has appeared on the TV screen. She made her first appearance as a guest star in the role of Alice Clay/Maggie Hobson in the TV series “ITV Play Of The Week, Coronation Street, and three years later, she played Queen Victoria in “Victoria Regina.” She began landing big roles after a decade in the industry, such as Mrs. Jennings in “Sense And Sensibility” aired in 1971, in “David Copperfield” from 1974 to 1975, as Mrs. Micawber, and in BBC TV’s “Nicholas Nickleby,” as Madame Mantalini.
Patricia Routledge 2022
Routledge has not been seen in front of the camera or at major events like she would appear previously. Her last acting was back in 2005 for her narration work on the series Blips.
The Sun reported that Patricia was just seen out publicly for the first time in five years. She was spotted at London’s Freemason Hall and where she was honored with an honorary membership of the Royal Academy of Music. Lin-Manuel Miranda and Matt Lucas were some of the celebrities that were honored as well. The audience can’t get their hopes up about any return to acting on her part.
Patricia Routledge Networth
Het net worth is approximately USD 2.5 million.
Patricia Routledge Social Media
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