Patricia Routledge Biography
Patricia Routledge is a 70-year veteran of the entertainment industry as an actress, singer, and presenter. In the BBC series Keeping Up Appearances, she played Hyacinth Bucket.
How old is Patricia Routledge? – Age
She was born as Katherine Patricia Routledge on the 17th of February 1929 in Tranmere, United Kingdom. She is 93 years as of 2022.
Where did Patricia Routledge go to school? – Education
She went to Birkenhead High School, Mersey Park Primary School, and the University of Liverpool, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature with honors. Routledge received a Doctor of Letters from Lancaster University in 2008 for her contributions to drama and theater.
Patricia Routledge – Family
Routledge was born to Catherine Routledge and Isaac Routledge, both haberdashers, in Tranmere, Birkenhead, Cheshire.
Patricia Routledge’s Husband
Routledge has never married and has no children. If she had any ties, they aren’t known to the public.
Patricia Routledge’s Height
He is 5′ 5′′ (1.65 m) in height.
What is Routledge’s Salary?
Her salary is under review.
Routledge’s Net Worth
Her net worth is predicted to be $2.5 Million.
Patricia Routledge Career
Routledge started her acting career in musical theater in both the UK and the US. She’s been a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) for a long time and has been in a number of notable plays, including Antony Sher’s title role in Richard III in 1983. The Solid Gold Cadillac, Little Cowardy Custard, Noises Off, Mary Sunshine, Virtue in Danger, and The Importance of Being Earnest, as well as a few less successful productions, are among her West End credits. For her portrayal in And a Nightingale Sang in 1979, she received a Laurence Olivier Award nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
In 1966, she made her Broadway debut in Roger Milner’s outlandish comedy “How’s the World Treating You?” Following that, she earned the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical with Leslie Uggams for “Hallelujah, Baby!” in the short-lived 1968 musical Darling of the Day. In 1988, she won a Laurence Olivier Award for her performance in the London cast of the critically acclaimed Scottish Opera version of Leonard Bernstein’s Candide as the Old Lady. Routledge’s radio credits include a BBC version of Carole Hayman’s Ladies of Letters, in which she and Prunella Scales play elderly women exchanging amusing correspondence over the course of several years. BBC Radio 4 aired the tenth season of Ladies of Letters in 2009.
Prior to 1985, he appeared on the radio in shows such as Private Lives, The Cherry Orchard, Present Laughter, Alice in Wonderland, The Fountain Overflows, and Romeo and Juliet. Routledge has recorded and published unabridged readings of Wuthering Heights and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, as well as abridged novelizations of the Hetty Wainthropp series. Routledge is a patron of the Royal Voluntary Service, which used to be known as the WRVS.
Patricia Routledge TV Shows and Movies
- 1971 – Girl Stroke Boy
- 1969 – If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium
- 1969 – Lock Up Your Daughters
- 1968 – The Bliss of Mrs Blossom
- 1968 – 30 Is a Dangerous Age, Cynthia
- 1967 – Don’t Raise the Bridge, Lower the River
- 1967 – Pretty Polly / A Matter of Innocence
- 1967 – To Sir, with Love
- 1988 – Talking Heads
- 1988 – Tales of the Unexpected
- 1987 – When We Are Married
- 1985–86 – Victoria Wood as Seen on TV
- 1985 – Marjorie and Men
- 1984 – Home Video
- 1983 – The Two Ronnies
- 1983 – Keep Off the Grass
- 1983 – The Beggar’s Opera
- 1982 – Objects of Affection
- 1980 – The Curse of King Tut’s Tomb
- 1980 – Play for Today
- 1980 – The Pirates of Penzance
- 1979 – Crown Court
- 1978 – Doris and Doreen
- 1978 – BBC2 Play of the Week
- 1977 – The Cost of Loving
- 1977 – Jubilee
- 1977 – Nicholas Nickleby
- 1971–75 – Play of the Month: When We Are Married
- 1975 – More Awkward Customers
- 1974 – David Copperfield
- 1974 – …And Mother Makes Five
- 1974 – Steptoe and Son
- 1974 – Affairs of the Heart
- 1973 – That’s Life
- 1973 – Ooh La La!
- 1972 – His and Hers
- 1971 – Vincent Price Is in the Country
- 1971 – Play of the Month: Tartuffe
- 1971 – Doctor at Large
- 1971 – Sense and Sensibility
- 1970 – ITV Playhouse
- 1961–70 – Armchair Theatre
- 1970 – Egghead’s Robot
- 1969 – ITV Saturday Night Theatre
- 1968 – The Ed Sullivan Show
- 1967 – Androcles and the Lion
- 1967 – Seven Deadly Sins
- 1967 – Thirty-Minute Theatre
- 1966 – Eamonn Andrews Show
- 1956–66 – ITV Play of the Week
- 1965 – Gaslight Theatre
- 1965 – No Hiding Place
- 1965 – Not So Much a Programme, More a Way of Life
- 1964 – Victoria Regina
- 1962 – Z-Cars
- 1961 – Coronation Street
- 1961 – Hilda Lessways
- 1960 – The Terrible Choice
- 1959 – ITV Play of the Week